Elisa Bray is The Independent's Rock & Pop Editor
15 July 2013 06:43 PM
Spotify has every intention of helping its users discover new music. Chances are, if you discover a band you like, then you may well decide to buy a ticket to a gig
12 July 2013 04:31 PM
Junip released their first single back in 2000, but then José González found fame as a solo singer. Now, they have a new album out and a spot at Latitude. Elisa Bray meets them
05 July 2013 07:00 PM
This year's Glastonbury was a classic. but if you weren't there, don't worry. Elisa Bray braved the tents and toilets to review the best new acts, and finds out where you can see them next
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.
The food poverty scandal that shames Britain: Nearly 1m people rely on handouts to eat – and benefit reforms may be to blame
US Navy christens huge $3 billion destroyer ship USS Zumwalt that appears as a fishing boat on enemy radar
Scottish independence: It is the English who should be on their knees, begging the Scots to vote ‘No’
Nigel Farage fatigue? Half of voters ‘immune’ to Ukip’s appeal
Nigel Farage: I’m taking on the status quo, and the Establishment’s fighting back
'Sinful': Video of British Muslims dancing to Pharrell Williams's hit Happy comes under attack
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- 2 Dylan Tombides: West Ham confirm 20-year-old striker has died after battle with cancer
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- 4 Angus Steakhouse: How does tourist staple continue to thrive in today's gourmet market?
- 5 Cover up! Mother told to show less cleavage during Disneyland family trip: 'Are we supposed to wear turtlenecks our whole lives?'