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Dissident Gardens, By Jonathan Lethem: Book review - insightful look at radical politics in New York
Friday 17 January 2014
Music looms large for Jonathan Lethem. In the past, citing Walter Pater's dictum that "all art constantly aspires towards the condition of music", he has said that he tries to make his prose "as musical as I can".
Saturday 11 January 2014
A stalwart soul sister comes back fighting
Friday 27 December 2013
Leading session drummer who played with Jackson, Houston, Wonder, Clapton, Collins, Midler and Jarreau
World Cup 2014: From World in Motion to Vindaloo - England set for official Brazil World Cup song in attempt to end 48 years of hurt
Thursday 12 December 2013
The Football Association are yet to confirm who will perform the squad, although Wayne Rooney, Steven Gerrard and the rest of Roy Hodgson's team have already been ruled out
Tuesday 10 December 2013
Former world heavyweight champion was due in London this week as part of a promotional tour for his new autobiography Undisputed Truth
Friday 06 December 2013
Let’s talk about sex, baby – and nothing but sex
Monday 02 December 2013
This vinyl set will have you dusting down the Dansette player
Saturday 23 November 2013
Monday 18 November 2013
The London Jazz Festival’s typically packed opening weekend finished with a bravura set from saxophonist Wayne Shorter, undiminished at 80, picking out space for solo revelation as the BBC Concert Orchestra gave his compositions classical heft. Jazz Voice, though, remains the festival’s curtain-raiser, dryly introduced by Victoria Wood and bringing together diverse singers over big band swing.
Sunday 17 November 2013
What it says on the box … a square cardboard container enclosing seven 7-inch singles of impeccable obscurity and desirability, most of which never met with release – the sound of young America as antique treasure.
Sunday 10 November 2013
Claudia O’Doherty is a Foster’s Award-nominated stand- up touring the UK as part of The Invisible Dot’s New Wave tour. She tells Charlotte Cripps about her current reading, watching and listening
Tuesday 24 September 2013
The X Factor winner could be singing songs by Madonna or Cyndi Lauper
Wednesday 18 September 2013
TeamRock Radio to feature half-hour exchange which took place just five days before great guitarist was found dead in 1970
Thursday 05 September 2013
Thousands of revellers will be boarding ferries today to join one of the last big parties of the summer at Bestival.
Friday 02 August 2013
'Billie Holiday just glides and floats over the chaos'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
- 2 Mystery man who gave mum heart-warming note on train 'wanted to put a smile on her face'
- 5 Amal Clooney gives excellent answer to fashion question at European Court of Human Rights