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Saturday 18 August 2012
Given the omissions necessary to a truly definitive account of the Sixties UK folk-rock boom – no Michael Chapman, Roy Harper, Davey Graham or Anne Briggs, let alone Donovan and Cat Stevens – Electric Eden offers a vivid enough account of this magical period of British music history.
Monday 13 August 2012
A stretch of the M6 motorway has been closed after a serious collision, police said.
Wednesday 08 August 2012
The Monkees will perform their first live shows since star Davy Jones died in February.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Flying solo again following several recordings with his sister Julia, Angus Stone delivers what may be his masterpiece in Broken Brights, an album that seamlessly inhabits the resurgent Laurel Canyon sound.
Sunday 08 July 2012
Never believe anything anyone tells you in January. The month of second-guessing and self-fulfilling prophecies, it's the period when the music industry and media send out suspiciously samey lists of Bright New Hopes for the year ahead, almost always as cautious as they are tedious. But just occasionally, like a broken clock, they get it right.
Monday 02 July 2012
Forget sex and drugs, rock's newest subject is ageing, says Nick Hasted
Tuesday 12 June 2012
Having made her name following a Sandy Denny tribute concert in 2008, Mary Epworth spent four years revitalising the kind of psychedelic pop singer the late 60s created so well. The resulting feral stomp of ‘Black Doe’ was play-listed at 6 Music and Radio 2 and introduced a fiery raw talent.
Saturday 09 June 2012
Toothsome English rose Anna (Felicity Jones) and earnest American furniture maker Jacob (Anton Yelchin) fall in love while she is studying in LA.
Wednesday 06 June 2012
Atransient but important member of The Byrds and a major influence on the Rolling Stones, the Eagles and Emmylou Harris, Gram Parsons has long been acknowledged as the father of country-rock, though he preferred to call the genre "cosmic American music".
Friday 25 May 2012
“I’m tremendously proud of this album,” Rumer demurely claims about her impending new record, Boys Don’t Cry.
Saturday 19 May 2012
John Mayer continues mining the California singer-songwriter vein of 2009's Battle Studies.
Sunday 06 May 2012
Is it a problem that the Alabama Shakes' 'raw' and 'natural' soul-rock is nothing of the sort? Only until they start playing ...
Monday 30 April 2012
Seven people, including three children, were killed when their van plunged more than 50 feet into New York's Bronx Zoo.
Sunday 22 April 2012
They should have stuck a scratch'n'sniff card of rich Norwegian earth in with this intensely bucolic album fronted by composers Tore Brunborg on reeds and Rhodes, and vocalist Kirsti Huke.
Friday 20 April 2012
Michele Stodart has decided to stepaway from a successful band to make a country-themed album. By Gillian Orr
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
- 1 More than 11,000 Icelanders offer to house Syrian refugees to help European crisis
- 2 President Obama comments on Humans of New York photo from Iran
- 4 The Chinese city where men have 'three girlfriends because there are so many women'
- 5 German police forced to ask public to stop bringing donations for refugees arriving by train