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Ellen Peirson-Hagger is the New Statesman’s culture assistant.
My favourite newsletters, most of which use the platform TinyLetter, are an easy delight during this time of unease.
The acclaimed songwriter explains how she lost and found her creative freedom on her seventh album, Song For Our Daughter.
During the coronavirus crisis, musicians are taking to social media to broadcast gigs from home. But is anyone earning any money from them, and is this sustainable?
Katie Crutchfield's mantra-filled fifth album, written following her decision to get sober, has a classic Americana feel which puts her brilliant songwriting front and centre.
As institutions are forced to close their physical doors, the pandemic has sparked a wave of virtual galleries, museums and music venues.
On its launch her new novel The Mirror and the Light sold a copy every 2.7 seconds.
Can you be a feminist if you aspire to be a beauty queen? In Misbehaviour, opposing interpretations of feminism come head to head.
At her smallest London show to date, the French pop star's quips stand alongside her vulnerability.
After dealing with a heavy dose of criticism for her relationship with Elon Musk, the art-pop musician's fifth album should remind fans of her unrelenting talents.
In her richly observed cultural history, Roberts tracks down the stories behind Siberia’s most socially significant pianos.