Plan B, Azealia Banks and Goldfrapp are to headline this summer’s Love Box festival in East London.
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Friday 05 April 2013
Delivery driver Aaron Cogley, 25, was pulled over by police after taking a sharp turn and then running two sets of red lights
Tuesday 19 March 2013
For 3-2-1, Parklife grabs one of this year's most exciting acts for five minutes and finds out what's taking their fancy right now
Sunday 19 August 2012
They're putting what in the middle of Trafalgar Square?
Thursday 21 June 2012
We’re excited to announce more of this year’s amazing late night line-up with DJs booked on the i Arena, In The Woods and The Lake Stage.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Get into the groove at the capital's dance music festival
Thursday 17 May 2012
Wings of Desire starts with angels roosting on rooftops, white-clad figures silhouetted against a darkening sky. It ends with an astonishing blast of digital imagery, Birmingham’s Town Hall transformed as the performers move across it.
Saturday 07 January 2012
My parents were... not the best.
Thursday 05 January 2012
Sultan Khan was a hereditary sarangiya – a sarangi player – and one of the preeminent Hindustani or Northern Indian classical soloists of our age. He played one of the most brutish-looking instruments humanity has ever devised. Yet the voices that he coaxed from this squat, bowed, stringed instrument were divine. The instrument's name derives from two words meaning "100 colours", but Sultan Khan proved that the sarangi hid many more than that. Many hold it to be the instrument able to capture the nuances and tonal range of the human voice the most faithfully. Many – Mickey Hart, the Grateful Dead drummer-turned-Smithsonian Folkwayswallah who recorded him included – hold sarangi to be the greatest melody instrument ever devised. And without question, Khan was one of sarangi's all-time virtuosi.
Thursday 01 September 2011
A little under an hour has passed, and James Blake has arrived at the end of his show, bar one last, luscious, understated reading of "The Wilhelm Scream". "I actually haven't got much music, I don't know if you've noticed," laughs the singer and electronic composer to cheers from the crowd. Possibly they haven't noticed, because what had gone before was a rich, evocative and often ground-breaking core of work, which sums up this most deservedly fêted (and, indeed, Mercury-nominated) young artist.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Adapting Virginia Woolf's fantastical novel, which follows the title character through four centuries and a sex change, is no mean feat.
Tuesday 16 August 2011
On the opening day of Bestival, Friendly Fires will curate a one-off exploration of “The Past, Present and Future of Dance Music” in the RizLab arena.
Sunday 14 August 2011
Nero are the London dubstep/drum'n' bass duo of Daniel Stephens and Joe Ray whose debut mixes the pop and the ponderous, occupying a halfway point between Burial and N-Dubz.
Sunday 31 July 2011
Sunday 24 July 2011
Lamb used to feel like the most infuriatingly middle-class band in existence: a Portishead for people who were scared of the dark, a proto-Dido to provide ambience at dinner parties.
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