Groove legend Terry Callier has died aged 67.
She may have had only two hours' sleep after putting her body through the two days of heroic exertions that will define the London Games but for Jessica Ennis today the afterglow of Super Saturday was still burning strongly as she told of her relief at victory - and desire for some “rubbish food”.
Robert Plant is back to his bluesy roots – and happy to put his rock god days behind him. By Tim Cumming
One of the most senior figures in City regulation will meet protesters from the St Paul's Cathedral camp today as part of a Church of England initiative on finance and ethics.
Close-harmonising sisters, mandolins, lapsteels and, when the songwriting hits the spot, country-pop which – were it given that "polished" production that kills most music of this kind – would sell squillions in those parts of America tourists rarely tread.
Musician and co-founder of Unkle James Lavelle, a man who has collaborated with greats such as Thom Yorke, Ian Brown and Jarvis Cocker, is set to host another artistic collaboration with a three-day pop-up music and art show at the Haunch of Venison gallery in London this weekend.
Famed for his work with stars such as Thom Yorke, UNKLE's James Lavelle has now curated a major exhibition of art inspired by his music. Charlotte Cripps meets him - Download three free tracks below!
You may remember Thorn as the Lyndhurst-faced leader of 1980s indie-jazz duo Everything but the Girl, and later guest vocalist on Massive Attack's "Missing".
After tiring of life in California, Bristol's trip hop king is back in Europe, determined to help disadvantaged teenagers in Paris find their voice. Nick Duerden meets Tricky
In the midst of the download revolution, why are some of rock's biggest names returning to vinyl? By Chris Mugan
Albums as perfect as this appear rarely. Tunisian oud maestro Brahem has been one of ECM's most-revered artists for years, pioneering a superior kind of east-west fusion (although that makes it sound less interesting than it is).
If Faithless are a poor man's Massive Attack, then Zero 7 truly are a band for credit crunch times.
An artist for our times, Fredo Viola's "cluster" videos went viral and led to an as-yet-unreleased collaboration with Massive Attack.
After five years in the wilderness, Tricky is staging a comeback. Matilda Egere-Cooper caught up with the voice of trip-hop about where he’s been – and why he thinks that Jo Whiley has got it in for him
It's been a long time since a major rapper made an album as politically radical as 'Untitled'. The presence of the Last Poets as guests offers a clue as to where Nasir Jones's head is at right now.
She's belted Russell Harty, beaten James Bond and brought the house down with her fashion sense. Now the inimitable Grace Jones is back at Meltdown. Andy Gill takes cover