Kate Mossman is the New Statesman's arts editor and pop critic.
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.
Nile Rodgers is responsible for $2bn worth of hits – with Chic, Madonna, David Bowie – but he can’t switch off the noise in his head.
The Albarn-Coxon concoction sounds surprisingly robust.
From the Grateful Dead to Arnold Schoenberg, via Tossers Wood.
The Scottish trio tell Kate Mossman why they want racists to hear their music.
Girl in a Band reaps the rewards of its introspective author with a pan-American story that will engross fans and non-fans alike.
NS pop critic Kate Mossman talks to the former Sex Pistol about Ed Miliband, Ukip and “men’s dangly bits”.
In the next two decades there’ll be a mass departure of the people who brought us the best of rock’n’roll, but some bands are finding new ways to give their tunes eternal life.
In 2010, Jón Gnarr became mayor of Reykjavik by accident. Four years later, he’s relieved it’s over.
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