David Bowie’s first new album for a decade is leading the field for this year’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize, which has returned to the mainstream after 2012’s shortlist was dubbed the “most obscure” in recent history.
Music fans will have to spend more than a penny if they want to get their hands on a unique piece of memorabilia which has come up for sale - the urinals from legendary nightspot the Hacienda.
Supposedly lost tapes of Unknown Pleasures have been 'looked after' Julia Adamson since the 1980s
This year may be the first to see a dance stage across all three days
Deus Ex: The Fall
Buddhist monks have put a new spin on sporting chants after blessing the playing field at Lord's ahead of the Ashes.
Editors shed a key band member and a producer as they struggled to make their new record. They tell James McNair that it was worth it
TV pick of the week: The Returned
All-female punk band Savages have a reputation for thrilling live shows and uncompromising standards
The songs that are hot on our playlist this week
Growing up with grace is difficult for any band, but when, like Yeah Yeah Yeahs, you make your early name with a bratty, sexy, art-punk squall, with feral, strutting anthems of youth, what do you do when you’re all edging into your 30s and you’ve already done the ‘going electronic’ shtick?
John Lydon is no stranger to shocking television appearances, but the former Sex Pistol provoked fury today by ordering a female host to “shut up when a man is talking”.
Tottenham winger was targeted during north London derby
In the Sixties and Seventies, tiny clubs played host to the biggest music stars. Now some of them are reopening. Nick Hasted drops in