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Emily Bootle is the New Statesman’s editorial assistant.
We turn to memes to help make sense of our chaotic existence, taking comfort in the shared experience of internet culture.
On his sixth album, Justin Bieber never moves beyond the forgettable and derivative.
This is a collage of Morley’s life as a long-time music journalist, slightly shorter-time classical music advocate, and conspicuously mortal human being.
On her third album, the Swedish singer-songwriter Zara Larsson digs deeper into her electro sound.
Kirby’s sharp lyrics, layered melodies and complex manipulation of rhythm mark her out as an exciting and sophisticated songwriter.
The star's rewrite of her 1980's classic for a SuperBowl ad is nothing but a sell-out to toxic "side hustle" culture.
With their debut For the First Time, the septet from Cambridgeshire have created a thrillingly chaotic sound.
In his new release the Canadian musician Michael Milosh explores soft percussion and jazzy harmonies.
The hit Netflix show, with its captivating anti-hero Beth Harmon, has brought the game to new demographics, with the number of new female players on Chess.com at an all-time high.
Listening to the Australian electro duo's third album is like floating around a zero-gravity party.