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The Beth Ditto that once graced NME’s cover – edgy, naked, brilliant – would have fucking hated this. From the blindingly boring tropes about “[i]getting better one day at a…

We’ve heard of bands playing ‘intimate’ dates, but this is ridiculous. “How many people can you get in here anyway?” Beth Ditto giggles, getting lippy with the crowd at London’s…

“I did not produce the gossip album I did not produce the gossip album I did not produce the gossip album…” As tweets go, Mark Ronson’s was particularly heartfelt. While…

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Beth Ditto does Bonnie Tyler. Christ alive, is the world ready for such an Earth-realigning moment? Close your eyes, grab your fists and find some strategically placed crepe fabric to…

Now she’s no longer an ubiquitous tabloid figure, it’s all about the music again for Beth Ditto and band. And while the first track to be lifted from Xenomania-produced new…

Three years between records. It’s just enough time to build up friendships with supermodels, helm a Guardian column, be revered and be reviled – if you’re Beth Ditto. Gossip‘s last…

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The Gossip @ The Arches theatre Glasgow

“If the kids wanna come over the barrier,” a Lycra-clad Beth Ditto informs a worried-looking security guard from the stage, “Just let ’em!” To be honest, you’d expect nothing…

The Gossip Play Get Loaded in the Park festival, Clapham Common on 24.08.08. Other acts photographed were Metronomy, Gogol Bordello, Mylo and Fans.

If there’s one thing you can’t accuse modern-day feminist firecracker, punk-blues polemicist and human dance dynamo Beth Ditto of, it’s clock-watching. Or is it? “How long until The Stooges come…

So, Beth Ditto in 2008. Is she a super-subversive riot grrrl heroine bravely infiltrating the mainstream, boldly taking her ideals to a forum larger than a few fanzine-reading fuckwits? Or…

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With all the surrounding body politics chatter it’s sometimes too easy to forget that The Gossip are a band still surfing a pop singles quality wave rivalled only by Girls…

What a shame that, despite being thoroughly fantastic and having among their number the most colourful rock diva this side of a glowstick factory, The Gossip bring out the precious…

We’ve been drowning beneath broadsheet articles on Portland princess Beth Ditto for some time now and you’ve been dancing to this for six months, but now’s the time The Goss…

Soul: everyone likes to think they’ve got it. Being told you don’t have soul is worse than being told you’re the smelliest dullard in the world and that you look…

The post-fem cavalry is here in the shape of Arkansas’ Gossip! ‘Listen Up’ surges with life: a sultry, cowbell-heavy manifesto for anyone who’s ever felt ugly, left out or –…

Despite the onslaught of football mania that’s swept Berlin over the past month, there’s still a tiny corner of the old East where Ronaldinho is less important than rock’n’roll. Yes,…