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Saturday 11 January 2014
A stalwart soul sister comes back fighting
Sunday 13 October 2013
Funk legends Earth, Wind & Fire speak about being hipper than ever, four decades on
Sunday 01 September 2013
As laird of the Balcombe estate – Ground Zero in the UK's fracking debate – Simon Greenwood is not a popular man. He has fracked off his Sussex neighbours by getting planning permission to allow US exploration company Cuadrilla to drill for gas. Even his cousin, Lord Cowdray, appears to disapprove. So what sort of a chap is Greenwood? A heli-skiing source in the Canadian Rockies has this to say: "We've been in a lodge with him twice and he is revolting! The worst kind of English quasi-aristocracy you can imagine." Really? How so? "He came down for a tea-time beer at the bar wearing very short red-satin shorts, matched with long black socks and black business shoes." Sounds like the PM on his hols.
Saturday 10 August 2013
Most piano trios in what is now a very crowded market, follow some special programme or USP: getting all trancey, say, or covering tunes by long dead folkies.
Wednesday 31 July 2013
Mumford & Sons have complained that they are fed up with being "picked on" for being posh.
Thursday 18 July 2013
Radiohead frontman last week hit out at Spotify, accusing them of prioritising shareholders over artists
Grace Dent: Spare me your ‘Glastonbury vibes’. At our age, the only reason to camp is a humanitarian disaster
Friday 28 June 2013
Your kids would rather be on a Thomas Cook holiday, not observing you skanking
Saturday 13 April 2013
Emo feels like the last days of grunge right now: the bubble's burst, but the major players still fill arenas.
Friday 08 March 2013
'John Frusciante is a genius with the guitar'
Thursday 28 February 2013
'I betcha going to miss me when I'm gone' – we sure will
Friday 22 February 2013
Thom Yorke: Samey sounds spoil Radiohead frontman’s debut album with supergroup
Thursday 10 January 2013
Sir Simon Rattle has announced that he will leave the coveted role of conducting the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra amid rumours of a “simmering rebellion” among the world’s finest, and fiercest, players.
Wednesday 09 January 2013
"It's surprising how physical those spoons were," Geoff Richardson confesses after his feverish spoon-playing on the giddy "Golf Girl", a song about affairs of the heart on a Canterbury golf course.
Sunday 09 December 2012
Actors among array of celebrities in attendance to watch Manchester United beat Manchester City
Monday 15 October 2012
It's among the most popular shows on television, but if you work nine to five, chances are you've never seen it. Pointless asks its players to come up with obscure answers to broad general-knowledge questions; those with the fewest points proceed to the next round. Like the best game shows, it makes perfect sense as soon as you've watched five minutes of it.
Sustained immigration has not harmed Britons' employment, say government advisers
British jihadist calls for 'flag of Islam' over Downing Street and Buckingham Palace
Australia facing international condemnation after turning around Sri Lankans at sea
7/7 memorial defaced on anniversary of 2005 attacks with ‘Blair lied thousands died’ graffiti
Even when it brutalises one of its own teenage citizens, America is helpless against Israel
There’s a nasty smell in the political air – and it’s coming from the Tories
- 1 Howard Jacobson: Let’s see the 'criticism' of Israel for what it really is
- 2 Gingers face extinction due to climate change, scientists warn