Elisa Bray is The Independent's Rock & Pop Editor
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
03 May 2013 04:00 PM
Whether you want to party in the park, rock out in the woods, hang out with the kids or dance until sunrise, Elisa Bray previews this summer’s top events for indie, pop, classical, art and jazz fans alike
02 May 2013 08:00 PM
Forget love and happiness - these multi-tier marvels are reason enough to get hitched this summer.
26 April 2013 07:00 PM
Who'd have thought it? Just as the last memories of jammed Walkmans fade away, labels are again releasing on cassette. Elisa Bray ditches her iPod
05 April 2013 07:00 PM
Synth-pop pioneers OMD were one of most innovative bands of the Eighties. They're still on a quest for originality, they tell Elisa Bray
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'sees no problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27