John Wilson has little time for people who don't see the genius at work in so-called "light music".
It occurred to me that the only possible summation would be a paraphrase of Dr Johnson’s infamous remarks about female preachers, which is to say, I was amazed not so much by the Who playing well, as that they were capable of playing at all.
Why when one creative claims to turn his glass into an oak tree, we accept it as a heart-breaking reaction to loss, and when another does the same, it's confusingly pointless?
The Smiths guitarist and perennial Tory-botherer has tweeted his disapproval.
Damon Albarn's wonder.land and Tree of Codes, with music by Jamie xx, open this year's festival.
The new documentary What’s Happened, Miss Simone makes an interesting point about the power of women singers using swear words.
The last time I looked, a heavy black leather collar covered in D rings is not what supposedly goes with a bikini this year.
This film laments the way Winehouse's life was intruded upon while relying on the same methods to create drama.
Segregated Mardi Gras in Alabama tells us a lot about life in the South.
In the first episode of the NS's new pop culture podcast, we discuss Grey by E L James, the new Amy Winehouse documentary, and why One Direction is actually the saddest music you will ever hear.
Pop's woman of the moment forms a friendship with fans through her honest lyrics and disarming stage presence.
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