On the pop culture podcast this week, we discuss the new Lorde album Melodrama, the BBC singing competition Pitch Battle and Naomi Alderman’s dystopian novel The Power.
Netflix is producing soundtracks made with such genuine affection that their nostalgia factor becomes more than simply backward-looking.
At age 17, Kenneh-Mason is the first black winner of the Young Musician award. Can the cellist bring something new to classical music?
Much has been written about the cassette tape’s nostalgia. But there is also something infinite about it, beyond its retro appeal.
Tim Minchin’s Groundhog Day uses its own predictability to great effect.
John Wilson has little time for people who don't see the genius at work in so-called "light music".
This documentary about the making of Gary Numan’s new album is full of the warmth and silliness of family life.
“I say yes if I want to.”
On the pop culture podcast this week: Frank Ocean’s long-awaited new album, the new film adaptation of Arthur Ransome’s Lake District adventure story and a BBC TV throwback from 1978.
It’s hard to have faith in a world that is relentlessly traumatic.
The singer-songwriter is campaigning for more female representation behind the scenes in the music industry.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May