“So show me where you fit,” the beanpole (6'5'') dubstep singer trembles on "Retrograde", from his pioneering new album Overgrown. James Blake, to his immense credit, doesn't easily "fit" anywhere. The 24-year-old, who resembles Ben Whishaw with his choir-boy good looks and Justin Bieber hair, is one of our most uncategorisable artists and he's all the better for it.
There is much to like and admire about the great minimalist, but he should have looked elsewhere for pop inspiration
The obscurely menacing lyrics which are Thom Yorke’s stock in trade are reflected on the deflated gas-holders in this more obscure, east London Oval.
Charging fans to download music videos is just a sign of the times
Dolores O’Riordan opens tonight’s performance with an apology: “I’m sorry it took us so long to get here”. The diminutive singer, whose hair has been cropped short and dyed from its native auburn a shocking ash blonde, is not referring to the fairly respectable starting time of 9pm on a Tuesday.
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They have already cut out record companies by selling music direct to fans. Now Radiohead are taking a stand against the inflated prices that fans are forced to pay for live concerts by launching their own "ethical" ticket exchange.
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Radiohead never follow the expected route. After the sudden news of their latest release, Andy Gill celebrates the band's contrariness
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Norwegian Wood, the film adaptation of Haruki Murakami's 1987 novel about those classic themes: love, sex, death, and liking The Beatles. The UK premiere opens the Pan-Asia Film Festival in March.