Lucy Jones

Lucy Jones

As Lxury, Croydon producer Andy Smith is injecting the UK dance scene with a certain restless energy. The 24-year-old’s burgeoning reputation comes Disclosure-approved – they collaborated on his euphoric 2013…

Björk’s last album, 2011’s ‘Biophilia’, was a multimedia project examining the connections between nature, sound and technology – or “the universe”, as she succinctly put it. It became known as…

Since the turn of the century, when he reinvented soul music with his second album, 2000’s ‘Voodoo’, all we’ve heard from D’Angelo were rumours: drugs and drink, car crashes and…

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What to make of Nicki Minaj. The 32-year-old banged on the door of hip-hop’s boys club with explosive second mixtape ‘Sucka Free’ in 2008. In 2010, she kicked it clean…

It’s not unusual for things to go wrong during concerts. I’m thinking of Paul McCartney’s grasshopper attack, the frontman of NY deathcore band Emmure getting electrocuted and rogue fans bum-rushing…

If you’re not one of the million hopelessly addicted already, you might have heard people talking about Serial, the spinoff podcast series from This American Life. Journalist Sarah Koenig presents…

There’s a lot to Thom Yorke outside of Radiohead. His 2006 solo debut ‘The Eraser’ was icy electronic proof that he’s as formidable a songwriting talent alone as he is…

In 1936, Mexican artist Pedro Linares was bedridden with a serious illness. As he slept, he dreamt of deformed creatures – a donkey with butterfly wings, a cockerel with antlers…

It was over twenty one years ago that the world first heard that twangy chromatic riff – ding diyiyiyng ding ding ding ding ding! – and the whiny vocals, ‘So…