Kate Mossman is the New Statesman's arts editor and pop critic.
Kate Mossman talks to Jeff Beck about escaping Eric Clapton's shadow, dodging fame, and why he can’t go and see Pat Metheny.
The many personalities of Héloïse Letissier, awkward superstar of Christine and the Queens.
Kate Mossman experiences a day in the life of Brix Smith Start.
Exhibitionism: the Rolling Stones is upfront about one of the Stones' biggest innovations: the way they sold themselves.
People have trained themselves to look for the riddles and tricks in Bowie's music, but this time he was hiding nothing.
After being diagnosed with terminal cancer, the former Dr Feelgood member began a very public goodbye. Then an oncologist went to a farewell gig - and spotted a misdiagnosis.
The question, “What’s it like being a girl in a band?” has dogged female rock musicians for decades. I wanted to make a programme in which they tell their own stories.
Terence Trent D’Arby’s 1987 debut album sold a million copies in three days. The music press went mad for him. Where was there to go but down?
I've always bought colouring books – but these new, "therapeutic" offerings make me feel faintly distressed.
This film laments the way Winehouse's life was intruded upon while relying on the same methods to create drama.
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