Elisa Bray is The Independent's Rock & Pop Editor
01 July 2013 08:39 AM
From Bassekou Kouyate to Laura Mvula, the final day has its fair share of top festival moments
21 June 2013 11:02 AM
In the week that he was compared to "Marcus Mumford's arse" by one music magazine, Elisa Bray speaks to an undeterred Brits Critic's Choice winner about playing Glastonbury
14 June 2013 07:00 PM
British pop fans are buying more singles than at any time since the days of Bright Eyes and Blondie. Elisa Bray investigates
07 June 2013 07:00 PM
Travis's singalong chart-toppers led the way from Britpop to Coldplay. Their frontman tells Elisa Bray why they've been out of sight for a while
28 May 2013 12:00 AM
Ghostpoet went from working in insurance to the Mercury Prize shortlist. Now he's on his second album
27 May 2013 03:59 PM
“Say ‘hola’ to la luna,” says Damon Albarn, turning thousands of heads towards the full moon that is casting its beautiful glow, adding to a magical atmosphere.
22 May 2013 07:30 PM
This weekend's Field Day festival in east London is packed with storming new acts.
21 May 2013 04:31 PM
Elisa Bray on how urban festivals are taking on their traditional rural rivals
17 May 2013 07:00 PM
Kate Nash will play next month
03 May 2013 07:00 PM
Album of the Week: Thrilled by some old-school sounds and a starry cast
Katie Hopkins continues campaign to become Britain's most hated talking head with poorly timed Bob Crow tweet
No EU referendum under Labour: Ed Miliband to reveal that vote on membership is ‘unlikely’ in next Parliament if party wins power
Grace Dent: Who cares if she spells it Barraco Barner? Gemma Worrall is more employable than some bookish arts graduate
Europeans have ‘got whiter’ due to natural selection in past 5,000 years, scientists say
The rise of Ukip: Study warns Labour that Eurosceptic party's electoral base now 'more working class than any of the main parties'
Fracking is turning the US into a bigger oil producer than Saudi Arabia
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- 5 Lady Gaga has struggled with eating disorders in the past, so it's indefensible that she's glamourising bulimia in her SXSW set