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Saturday 07 September 2013
The third album of Arctic Monkeys’ Los Angeles sojourn is a significant improvement on both Humbug and Suck It and See, suggesting they’ve found a more satisfying rapprochement with the classic rock that tends to come with the territory over there.
Saturday 07 September 2013
The Electric Lady extends the cyborg sci-fantasy tale of Janelle Monae’s The ArchAndroid, albeit in a less eclectic manner – the folk and psychedelic elements abandoned in favour of a more focused assault on R&B territory.
Friday 06 September 2013
'This band is just going to want to terrorise and make very loud noises'
Sunday 04 August 2013
Rock group could face criminal charges for their onstage antics
Tuesday 16 July 2013
When Prince comes to the Montreux Jazz Festival, all bets are off. On his third visit to the Swiss Riviera for the 47th edition of the event, he was given carte blanche over three consecutive, sold-out evenings and appeared determined to cover as many bases as possible.
Glastonbury 2013 reviews: From Bassekou Kouyate to Mumford and Sons, Sunday has its fair share of top festival moments
Monday 01 July 2013
Glastonbury organisers Michael Eavis and his daughter Emily took a chance on turning Mumford and Sons into a headline act; with just two albums released to date, it’s early in the band’s career. But the four-piece folk-rock band, with Brit and Grammy awards to their name, more than rise to the prestigious post. It’s an even more triumphant performance, following the brain surgery and happy recovery of their double bassist Ted Dwane.
Glastonbury 2013 - review: A laid-back Sunday to follow the Rolling Stones' show - from Rufus Wainright to John Lydon
Sunday 30 June 2013
So how can you possibly top that set from The Stones? A dream Saturday night headline set from the biggest rock band in the business was always going to a tough act to follow. Respect then to Bath-based The Heavy whose midday set on The Other Stage was a perfect start to the final day of this year's Glastonbury festival.
Prince Jackson claims late father Michael thought This Is It rehearsals were going to kill him at wrongful death trial
Thursday 27 June 2013
Michael Jackson's eldest son Prince Jackson told a court that his late father had feared the gruelling rehearsal schedule for his This Is It Tour would be the death of him.
Saturday 01 June 2013
Less approachable than Staff Benda Bilili, not as sonically challenging as Konono No1, this new contender for best Congolese band on the planet is fronted by one-time Damon Albarn collaborator Jupiter Bokondji.
Friday 22 March 2013
Their fifth album finds The Strokes continuing the search, begun on 2011's Angles, for ways to tackle the future.
Sunday 20 January 2013
Liverpool art-rockers Wave Machines return, after three years, with a chiselled record of synth pop, rich with squiggles and shimmer.
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