Victoria Hesketh has taken her own path rather than become a 'singing Barbie'
Singer Oli Sykes: 'I guess we didn’t know how far the band would come along, but at the same time there are not many English bands that have of this kind of heaviness that have achieved it'
With two weeks to go until the start of Advent, the IndyBest finds festive cocoa treats for all the family
Clare: 'I went from sleeping in a tiny bedroom which I shared with a stray cat and ants in Jerusalem to being at a five-star hotel in Frankfurt'
Award-winning cellist Rachael Lander’s career was almost destroyed by the alcohol she drank to fight stage fright. Now she’s playing with Elbow and Ellie Goulding
They didn’t spend enough time in the library and struggled with lectures, but our six celebrities made firm friends, enjoyed their subjects and some even mastered spaghetti bolognese
As online music-streaming grows exponentially, top musicians share their hopes and fears
If your romantic getaway follows a summer wedding then nowhere is better than Mauritius, says Elisa Bray
There's an even more eclectic mix than usual down on the farm this weekend, with Dolly Parton competing for Metallica's audience... if Arcade Fire hasn't already taken them.
Seventies and Eighties AOR acquired a derogatory nickname a few years ago. But that hasn’t stopped it sailing back to popularity
Ever since Bob Dylan went electric and David Bowie began painting his face, musicians have been reinventing themselves. The Kooks are about to do the same, and they’re not alone
The Kooks have been through backlashes, break-ups and heartbreak. Now they're back with a new sound they call ‘electric church music’
Just two weeks after we included Kate Bush's 1979 Hammersmith Odeon show in our feature on the best final gigs, she announces her first tour in 35 years. Tickets for her Before the Dawn tour – 22 dates from 26 August to 1 October at that same venue, renamed the Eventim Apollo – are on sale today.
At South by Southwest festival the likes of De La Soul, Lady Gaga and Snoop Dogg play secret gigs while rising stars make their names overnight