Anguished-sounding Tennessee singer/keyboards player Whitlock followed Eric Clapton from Delaney & Bonnie into Derek and the Dominos.
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Wednesday 19 June 2013
Whitbread has got off to a "flying start" in the new financial year, according to the chief executive of Britain's biggest hotel and restaurant group, Andy Harrison.
Thursday 04 April 2013
We’re very excited to have Ginger Baker perform at Field Day next year with his Jazz Confusion. Baker is a true artistic legend of the past 50 years; his list of credits reads like a who’s who of pop music.
Tuesday 26 February 2013
The chief executive of Whitbread, the owner of the Beefeater and Brewers Fayre restaurant chains, has called for a massive shake-up of the food supply chain in the wake of the horse meat scandal.
Thursday 08 November 2012
The Beatles and Sex Pistols are top of the costs, dominating a newly compiled list of the world's priciest vinyl.
Saturday 29 September 2012
'Rodriguez is pretty much sex on vocal chords'
Tuesday 31 July 2012
Sarah Jessica Parker is the latest star to be drawn into the Glee firmament. The former Sex and the City actress is to play the online editor of Vogue on the show, according to an announcement at the weekend. She follows in the wake of Britney Spears, who appeared as herself in 2010, and Gwyneth Paltrow, who played a frisky teacher in 2011.
Saturday 28 July 2012
'Keith Richards is my favourite guitarist. It's amazing he's still walking'
Thursday 21 June 2012
It’s possible to lose yourself for hours - in some cases, weeks - to these beautifully shot non-fiction films...
The Barometer: Girls; Belle & Sebastian; Death Grips; Katy B; Peace; Bon Iver; Sleigh Bells; The Pains of Being Pure At Heart; Die Hard
Friday 02 March 2012
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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.
The Barometer: Hooded Fang; Little Comets; Charlotte O'Connor; thenewno2; Willy Moon; Whales in Cubicles; The Staves; Chinese Christmas Card; High Highs
Friday 02 December 2011
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Friday 10 June 2011
Sunday 05 June 2011
Just when the world is no longer particularly bothered about a new Arctic Monkeys record, they've finally released one worth being bothered about – at least in parts.
Thursday 19 May 2011
Obviously, any rock legend hopes he'll die before he gets old, but there's always the possibility that taking all those substances will have a pickling effect. So post rehab and the comeback album, what's the coolest thing the veteran legend can do? The answer, surprisingly, seems to be radio. Bob Dylan, whose 70th birthday is being celebrated in style on BBC radio next week, delighted his fans by turning DJ for Theme Time Radio Hour. Others from Alice Cooper all the way to Barry Manilow have followed suit. Forget the old accessories of the pop star life, the yachts, the jets, the African orphans. For the music legend, a show of your own is the ultimate must-have and Ronnie Wood has it in spades.
Sunday 15 May 2011
Like Arve Henriksen, Seattle-based trumpeter Cuong Vu (he came to the US from Vietnam as a child) combines acoustic and electronic soundscapes in a manner that looks to the jazz future rather than the past.
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Ukip would cut billions from Scottish budget to fund English tax cuts
Nearly 100,000 of Britain's poorest children go hungry after parents' benefits are cut
End of the licence fee: BBC to back radical overhaul of how it is funded
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