Algeria's El Gusto hark back to a golden age of religious tolerance
The dissonance and abstraction of 20th-century composers influenced a generation of visual artists
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<strong>Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain</strong>
Oliver Sacks <em>Picador, 352pp, £17.
In the 1960s, hippies, rock stars and progressives flocked to Francis Schaeffer's Christian retreat,
Sibelius helped to define Finland's national identity and founded a rich musical culture.
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<strong>There’s a Riot Going On</strong>
Peter Doggett <em>Canongate, 598pp, £25</em>
Embarking on a music project, Amit Chaudhuri was determined to avoid tired clichés about east and we
The coming BBC battle is not just about thousands of jobs - it's about defending quality journalism
The roots of Portuguese fado in militant, working-class Lisbon were airbrushed by a fascist regime
<strong>Re-make/Re-model: Art, Pop, Fashion and the Making of Roxy Music, 1952-1972 </strong>
There's a surprising amount of humour in this take on the Joy Division story
After more than 40 years of experimentation, Robert Wyatt's unique sound is more accessible than eve
The Bedouin Jerry Can Band, raucous rock stars of the Sinai, are on a mission to share their extraor
Manu Chao's catchy, multilingual pop tunes became the soundtrack to the anti-globalisation movement.
Observations on Folk Music
Leaving gender-bending rock behind, P J Harvey has produced an album of fragile beauty
Frank Sinatra's singing sounds perfectly effortless - but three biographies reveal the hard work and
In his final Faith Column on Hip Hop Anthony Thomas gives his personal testimony of how book he read
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Hip Hop has no bible - it is best thought about in the same way as radical western philosophical mov
<strong>Japrocksampler: How the Postwar Japanese Blew Their Minds on Rock'n'Roll</strong>
A star-studded musical collaboration is bringing English folk into the 21st century.
Ninja is vocalist for the Brighton-based Go! Team. The band’s second album, “Proof of Youth”, is out