Elisa Bray is The Independent's Rock & Pop Editor
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.
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
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Pakistan school attack live: Taliban kill at least 132 children in 'horrifying' massacre
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more