This survey of YBA Richard Patterson’s career so far is bold, sensuous, and feels fresh rather than old hat recycled from the Freeze/Sensation years.
Martin Gore said the X Factor boss should be shot for his influence on the music industry
"We're doing the huddle in the Champions League."
The pop music of the Eighties was bright, bouncy and shiny – and the biweekly magazine Smash Hits displayed the same qualities while providing the perfect handbook for teenagers throughout the British Isles and beyond to follow the latest bands and trends. A mainstay of the much-loved publication throughout the first half of the Eighties, the photographer Eric Watson shot many of its iconic covers, including those featuring Madonna, Madness and Morrissey, and helped define the "heroic" look of many of the acts from the period.
When photographer Richard Nicholson decided to document some of London's professional darkrooms he had more than 200 to choose from. Four years on, with the project completed, only five remain in business.
He says he hates being labelled a rock photographer and anyway, the English have never valued his artistry. So will his new George Clooney film finally bring Anton Corbijn the credibility he craves?
There could be no better illustration of the globe-shrinking power of the internet that Eric Whitacre's 'virtual choir' recording of his own Lux Aurumque.
Antony and the Johnsons' new album features a revealing book of art by Antony Hegarty. He tells Elisa Bray about growing up an outsider
It's hard not to harbour a grudging admiration for Muse's Matt Bellamy, even if the band's stadium-rock stylings aren't to your taste.
After the hype, can La Roux live up to the hairdo?
The debut of two music charts will provide more exposure for Britain's emerging talent, says Alison Wenham
The electro-pop popettes' third album finds the trio leaving behind the frothy pop of previous efforts and entering a Dark Phase.
Stereolab have made no fewer than 11 albums, many more than indie titans like Blur, Oasis, The Smiths and New Order, and far outstripping the output of technopop peers such as Depeche Mode, The Human League and even Kraftwerk – yet their appeal remains as inscrutable here as on their earliest releases.
After making his fortune turning samples of blues records into a soundtrack for a million computer ads, bald vegan god-botherer Moby has fallen back in love with dance music.