President Barack Obama leads nation in moment of silence, as commemoration ceremonies take place in New York, the Pentagon and the Flight 93 memorial in Pennsylvania
60s And 70s US Rock
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Tuesday 21 August 2012
After some muted outings, the sketch group Pappy's are back to their lovable best, on the kind of form that saw them shortlisted for Edinburgh's comedy award in 2007 and will probably get them a place on this year's list, too.
Folk singer Scott McKenzie, whose hit 'San Francisco' soundtracked the flower power movement, dies aged 73
Monday 20 August 2012
Scott McKenzie, the folk singer who provided a global anthem for the 60s “flower power” movement, has died aged 73.
Monday 06 August 2012
“Go baby, go baby go, don’t upset the rhythm though,” screeches Shingai Shoniwa above the roars of the crowd cheering on Ben Ainslie’s gold in the sailing and a sublime Andy Murray backhand in the tennis.
Sunday 08 July 2012
Six albums down the line, Dirty Projectors – aka David Longstreth and his band – show no signs of settling into any one formula.
Saturday 30 June 2012
Saturday 09 June 2012
There's a shameless populism about Hot Chip on this Domino debut, bluntly conceded in the sentiment "I like Zapp, not Zappa", and the Scissor Sister-ish falsetto-disco of the track from which it derives, "Night And Day".
Friday 27 April 2012
The tenor saxophonist Andrew Love played on some of the most enduring soul records to come out of Memphis in the 1960s.
Friday 20 April 2012
Thursday 22 March 2012
When Apple used her quirky 1234 in an ad, Feist's popularity soared. Now she's ready to go deeper, she tells James McNair
Thursday 22 March 2012
When Apple used her quirky 1234 for an ad campaign, Feist's popularity soared. But now she’s ready to go a little deeper, she tells James McNair
Sunday 18 March 2012
James Mercer may use the words "sublimate" and "indigent", but don't be fooled: The Shins trade in a highbrow equivalent of landfill indie.
Album: Various Artists, Smash Boom Bang! the Songs & Productions of Feldman-Goldstein-Gottehrer (Ace)
Friday 02 March 2012
Unlike most of their peer Sixties songwriting/production teams, Bob Feldman, Jerry Goldstein and Richard Gottehrer didn't work with one eye lovingly trained on Broadway musical theatre, but remained focused on their first love, pop.
Monday 20 February 2012
Stevenage 0 Tottenham Hotspur 0
Tuesday 14 February 2012
He of Volcker Rule fame?
Wednesday 08 February 2012
A federal appeals court has declared California's same-sex marriage ban to be unconstitutional, putting the bitterly contested, voter-approved law on track for likely consideration by the US Supreme Court.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 4 Alex Salmond: 'The rocks would melt with the sun before I'd ever set foot in the House of Lords'