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.
TV personality, painter, drum'n'bass star Goldie can seemingly do anything – even meet the Queen. He talks to Andy Brassell on the eve of his latest release
As the Southbank Centre launched its celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Festival of Britain this week, it seems fitting to recall the secret history of one of Britain's most important textile designers, who came to prominence during the festival.
Electro-swing, mixing Noughties beats with Twenties jazz, is the latest craze to hit the clubs and festivals. Rahul Verma gets in a flap
Chase & Status could have had the pick of the US A-listers on their latest album – but they went native instead, they tell Elisa Bray
Shamelessly opportunistic and funny as f***? Business as usual, then.
The drum'n'bass big-hitters alienated fans. But they're coming back, says Gillian Orr
"I wanna see someone jump off the balcony for this one," 28-year-old Fulham rapper Example (aka Elliot Gleave, who took his stage name from his initials EG) says mischievously.
My parents were ... My father, Keith, was a carpenter and my mother, Violet, was a housing manager. They are both still alive, hardworking, traditional and determined to survive in this cold environment.
He grew up in care homes to become a pioneer of rave culture and – today – a composer for the Proms. How has he done it?