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Who: A man with two parallel careers: one as a sought-after TV and movie actor, the other as Riz MC, one half of unflinchingly politicised hip-hop duo Swet Shop Boys…

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Who: Tottenham-raised grime icon Why: Grime’s storming comeback was the big British music story of 2016, and scene veteran Skepta was the face and focal point of that resurrection. Skepta…

I’ve arrived for my mid-afternoon appointment at the secluded mansion of Canadian dance-music superstar Joel ‘deadmau5’ Zimmerman, and he is not pleased to see me. Not only is he wildly…

Music is often at its most exhilarating when it’s shoving back against an unjust, uncaring world. Think reggae artists fighting Jamaica’s oppression of Rastafarianism in the ’70s; UK and US…

Liam and Noel Gallagher

Liam Gallagher has seemingly once again hit out at brother Noel, for ‘brown nosing U2‘. Today saw Noel and his High Flying Birds announced as support act for U2’s upcoming…

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Why rock’n’roll is better than politics, part 94: when politicians go back on their pledges, it leaves the country teetering on the brink of ungovernable chaos. When musicians (specifically, Thee…