Stealing beauty
By James Clasper - 06 November 12:00

America's harsh copyright laws are ridiculed by an exhibition of illegal art

Revolution in the head
By Hunter Davies - 06 November 12:00

John Lennon was never a political animal - so a new film claiming that he brought down governments a

How jazz disappeared from the airwaves
By Rachel Cooke - 06 November 12:00

The music schedules are a swamp of cheesy easy listening

In a blaze of glory
By Mark Ellen - 06 November 12:00

<strong>Number One in Heaven: the heroes who died for rock 'n' roll</strong>

Jeremy Simmonds <em>P

Daydream believers
By Lynsey Hanley - 30 October 12:00

The Pet Shop Boys have proved that intelligence can go hand in hand with mass appeal. Lynsey Hanley

Hitting high notes
By Peter Conrad - 16 October 13:00

<strong>Matilde di Shabran; La Fille du régiment</strong>

Juan Diego Flórez <em>Universal/Decca</e

The world in your ear
By Mark Espiner - 16 October 13:00

<strong>World Circuit Presents . . .</strong>

Various artists <em>World Circuit</em>

Heart of darkness
By Sophie Heawood - 16 October 13:00

<strong>Back to Black</strong>

Amy Winehouse <em>Island</em>

Forever punk
By Iain Aitch - 02 October 13:00

Unlike the Sex Pistols, Crass never sold out - and their influence is still visible today

The beat goes on
By Mike Barnes - 02 October 13:00

Steve Reich is the musical visionary whose repetitive, morphing sound gave birth to techno. But his

Coup the music
By Sam Alexandroni - 02 October 13:00

Observations on tunes

Sooner or later, you pay for it
By Peter Wilby - 02 October 13:00

The trick the music industry has pulled off is to make teenagers crave the smell and feel of vinyl.

Singing our own tune
By Emma John - 25 September 13:00

The West End is full of American musicals . . . but where is all the British talent?

Maybe I could be Gordon's cleaner?
By Nicky Wire - 25 September 13:00

I start dreaming of a cabinet to serve Gordon Brown: Diane Abbott, Martin Amis, Damon Albarn, Harold

Goodbye and good riddance
By Becky Hogge - 25 September 13:00

Scrounging music industry executives will soon be a thing of the past

Mistress of disguise
By Peter Conrad - 18 September 13:00

<strong>I Let the Music Speak</strong>

Anne Sofie von Otter <em>Deutsche Grammophon</em>

Hip-hopping theatrics
By Sophie Heawood - 18 September 13:00


OutKast <em>LaFace Records/Sony BMG</em>

Copyright reform: In the digital age
By Staff blogger - 18 September 13:00

A round table discussion on music industry rights, organised by the Smith Institute.

Bringing it all back home
By William Skidelsky - 18 September 13:00

<strong>Modern Times</strong>

Bob Dylan <em>Sony BMG</em>

Best of the rest
By Daniel Trilling - 18 September 13:00

Yellow House
Grizzly Bear Warp

Loud, lewd and nasty
By Peter Conrad - 18 September 13:00

Forget the liberal blather: the makers of <em>Gaddafi</em> are as cynical as Simon Cowell

That back-to-school feeling
By Rachel Cooke - 18 September 13:00

As summer draws to a close, the airwaves are just hotting up

Independent spirit
By Daniel Trilling - 04 September 13:00

The cult record shop Rough Trade's influence continues in the age of the download

On a wing and a prayer
By Michael Coveney - 28 August 13:00

Edinburgh's oddest, most electrifying work is produced far from the Fringe

<strong>Edinburgh Inter

Battling the censor
By Rizwan Ahmed - 28 August 13:00

My single is a hit on the net. So why are the mainstream media running scared, asks Rizwan Ahmed

Intergalactic vibes
By Rachel Aspden - 28 August 13:00

<strong>The Wisdom of Sun Ra</strong>

ed. John Corbett <em>University of Chicago Press, 144pp, £13

Laughing at Stalin
By Peter Conrad - 14 August 13:00

Soviet Russia ruined Prokofiev's life but inspired his most comic, and lyrical, music

Burma Special: Rangoon rappers who have to be careful how they hip-hop
By Mark McCrum - 14 August 13:00

It was the sight of saffron-robed monks whipping overexcited fans back into their seats at an outdoor gig in Bagan that first turned me on to one of the oddest hybrids in world contemporary music: the Burmese rap scene. The shaven-headed holy men had sticks and were in earnest.

Who do you think you are kidding, Mr Hitler?
By Rosie Millard - 31 July 13:00

A brave attempt to recreate Blitz spirit sounds one too many wrong notes

<strong>Blonde Bombshells

It's not so grim up north
By Rachel Cooke - 31 July 13:00

A cosy Yorkshire DJ is master of the double entendre