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Ellen Peirson-Hagger is the New Statesman’s assistant culture editor.
Mass gatherings are due to be allowed again from 21 June, but without guaranteed insurance, festival organisers are in an uncertain position.
Ten years on, these ridiculously slick rhythms still hit just as hard.
Folk musician and actor Johnny Flynn speaks to his friend, the nature writer Robert Macfarlane, about lockdown, the natural world and their new album.
On her excellent sixth album Daddy’s Home, the guitarist lays out plenty of possibilities.
The Baltimore-born, Hamburg-based artist’s music is a wholly idiosyncratic mix of dance and alt-pop.
The 85-year-old folk legend reflects on a life in music and why she feels “invisible”.
If you've ever spent time on YouTube or TikTok, you would have probably heard MacLeod’s work.
Without an agreement allowing performers to tour visa-free in the EU, live performances will be a “struggle” – even for established UK bands.
On their eighth studio album, the Sunderland pair have returned to what they’re best at.
As Covid-19 lockdown restrictions eased in England, allowing “non-essential” retailers to reopen, bookshops were many people's first destination.