Moby, the vegan king of chill-out pop, talks wealth, David Bowie’s hat and the average intelligence of his fellow Americans.
Capturing a celebrity in bed or sleeping is a staple of culture both high and low. Is the “Famous” video just another artistic use of the trope, or is it something more sinister?
Tales from the Stave is endlessly fascinating, although my classical musician siblings tell me composers aren't so bad in real life.
In DiDonato and Grigolo’s hands Massenet’s opera becomes something much darker than this anodyne production usually provides.
The Raleigh Ringers, an ensemble from North Carolina that formed in 1990, exist to convince the world it needs to hear handbell music.
On the pop culture podcast this week: the huge excitement that is the new Harry Potter play, Jane Austen movie adaptation Love and Friendship, and the latest Louis Theroux documentary.
Kate Mossman experiences a day in the life of Brix Smith Start.
Women who were in bands during the punk era question the nostalgia surrounding the genre.
There will never be a perfect system for determining the legal originality of a song.
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Watching the band at The Roundhouse, it was easy to see why Radiohead are still so successful 25 years into their career.
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