Does success in one genre guarantee it in another?
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Saturday 27 October 2012
It’s time to relax, unwind and put on a best-selling album celebrating the “new cosy” – a collection of the softest sounds recorded by music’s biggest names.
Friday 26 October 2012
Sheffield third-year James Ashford is determined to do all 50 things The Independent once foolishly suggested all students should do before they leave uni. The results are... churlish and asinine.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Interpretative dance and Swedish folk music aren’t mutually exclusive concepts, but nor do the twain often meet. But when Kristian Matsson - The Tallest Man on Earth - plays live the two *almost* collide like cultural proton beams.
Sunday 21 October 2012
One is inclined to ask, "What unfinished business?" Jackson's 1950s rockabilly records are whole unto themselves: the opposite of unfinished.
Saturday 20 October 2012
Young's rock'n'roll reminiscing is not so hard to swallow
Sunday 14 October 2012
"Tonight Matthew, I'm going to be … Bob Dylan!" could well precede a few of the tracks on Bugg's debut album.
Friday 12 October 2012
Sheffield third-year James Ashford is bored of the student existence. His Philosophy degree unfulfilling, he was tired of doing nothing. Then, he discovered The Independent's ultimate list of 50 things to do before leaving uni. Now he's a man with purpose, and today he's five steps closer to 50.
The Beatles, protests with purpose, and optimism: why the Sixties were nothing short of a Golden Age
Thursday 11 October 2012
A confluence of economic and cultural wealth with political passion made the sainted decade a blessing for all those lucky enough to go through it
Tuesday 21 August 2012
The mother of a four-year-old boy lost at sea after falling from a seafront jetty has spoken of the moment he disappeared under the water, saying she knew immediately that she would not see him again.
Tuesday 21 August 2012
Singer David Gray has fallen out with his neighbours over his plans to convert famed north London recording studios into flats.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Last week, Grizzly Bear unveiled the second single from their new 10-track album, Shields, due on 18 September – coming a little more than three years after their much-loved third album, Veckatimest.
Sunday 22 July 2012
He looks like an indie kid and sounds like Bob. But Jake Bugg's musical inspiration, he tells Nick Duerden, was a little yellow animation …
Friday 22 June 2012
Hundreds of revellers have been forced to sleep in their cars after traffic became gridlocked when the Isle of Wight Festival site turned into a mudbath caused by heavy rains.
Sunday 10 June 2012
Plan B is being hailed as the voice of his generation, spokesman for the dispossessed. But not by me...
Ukip supporters are 55 or older, white and socially conservative, finds British Social Attitudes Report
JK Rowling responds to fan tweeting she 'can't see' Dumbledore being gay
Jeremy Clarkson sacked live: Alan Yentob 'wouldn't rule out' ex Top Gear host's BBC return
David Cameron calls Labour 'hopeless, sneering socialists' while announcing 7-day NHS plans
The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew
Revealed: Putin's army of pro-Kremlin bloggers
- 1 East 17 bandmember Brian Harvey in 'very desperate situation’
- 3 Vladimir Putin says Russia will fight for the right of Palestinians to their own state
- 4 Woman filmed launching racist tirade against men on the Tube for speaking in 'own lingo'
- 5 The West has it totally wrong on Lee Kuan Yew