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Musicians, traditionally speaking, are a liberal old bunch, and they’ve enjoyed a long history of slamming right wing war-mongers in the political class. The very real possibility of President Trump…

Every artist has a bad gig from time to time. Dave Grohl had one last year when he fell off a Swedish stage and broke his leg. David Bowie had…

Matt Wilkinson, New Music Editor The first performance I saw at SXSW was a guy on Sixth Street breaking out of a suitcase he’d stuffed his entire body into, while…

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Laura Marling must wish that life made as much sense to her as songwriting does. She’s still only 25 years old, but the four albums she’s released thus far sound…

Maidan, the latest film from documentary maker Sergei Loznitsa, is by turns inspiring and depressing, clear-headed and confusing – but then so were the months of protest in Kiev’s Maidan…

In 1996, while most major British bands were blowing their royalties on cocaine, light aircraft, Patsy Kensit and Hampstead piles, Radiohead did something quite different. They spent a big chunk…

Last summer’s surprise horror hit The Purge starred Ethan Hawke as the head of a family bringing down the barricades of their luxury home because for one night each year…

With a blockbuster 12 months of music to choose from, it’s inevitable that some fine music is going to be overlooked when it comes to the serious business of totting…

Expectations of band fatigue, be gone. It appeared, for some time, that Metric had peaked with their second album, 2005’s ‘Live It Out,’ but some kind of late-stage evolution seems…