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Vampire Weekend’s Chris Baio and Fort Romeau on reinventing krautrock with new band CYM

The British-American duo reveal all about their eponymous debut EP and their plans to introduce a whole new generation to the joys of the motorik beat from their Los Angeles studio

Black Sabbath made Birmingham the Home of Metal. Shouldn’t the city repay the favour?

Earlier this summer, guitarist Tony Iommi and bassist and lyricist Geezer Butler returned to Birmingham for the opening of an exhaustive exhibition about Black...

Charles Manson: how the notorious cult leader tried – and failed – to launch a music career

Charles Manson hovers like a spectre in the background of Quentin Tarantino’s excellent new retro-romp Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, just as he’s...

Oliver Stone on dropping acid during ‘Nam, his failed Bob Marley biopic and the psychedelic allure of Jim Morrison

There’s been a spate of big, campy music biopics in the last few years, including films about Queen (Bohemian Rhapsody), Elton John (Rocketman), Mötley...

Can Above & Beyond’s yoga class and meditation album cure my post-Glastonbury malaise?

The week after Glastonbury is always tough. After a year as glorious as this one, even the drive home was more than I could...

Running away to join the circus at Glastonbury 2019

Glastonbury has a way of getting under your skin. By the time Sunday rolls around, you start dreaming of ways you could keep living...

Jeff Goldblum brings out Sharon Van Etten and announces new album at Glastonbury

Jeff Goldblum won over the crowd at his debut Glastonbury performance with a mix of easy charm and jazz classics. He also took the...

Liam Gallagher rolls back the years to prove he could headline Glastonbury without Oasis

Liam Gallagher was put on this earth for moments like this. His set on the Pyramid Stage on Saturday night after a glorious day...

Idles reveal which past Glastonbury performance inspired ‘Danny Nedelko’

While making their own Glastonbury debut, Idles singer Joe Talbot told a packed audience at The Park Stage that the band's pro-immigration anthem 'Danny Nedelko'...

Sheryl Crow dedicates ‘Soak Up The Sun’ to Greta Thunberg at Glastonbury

A day after hundreds of Glastonbury 2019 festival-goers joined the Extinction Parade protest, Sheryl Crow kept up this year's theme of environmental activism by...

MØ talks Glastonbury and new Spice Girls movie: “Call me!”

Ever since racking up two-and-a-half billion (billion) YouTube views for her Major Lazer collaboration 'Lean On', Danish star MØ has had the world at her...

Extinction Parade: Watch as Glastonbury rises up to demand climate action

On Thursday afternoon at Glastonbury 2019, Extinction Rebellion, Greenpeace and other environmental activists came together to march from The Park to the Stone Circle....

It’s a nice day for a Glastonbury wedding

Glastonbury 2019 got off to a loved-up start this Thursday morning with the wedding of Jack Watney and Sarah Adey at the The Croissant...

Pier of the realm: Michael Eavis officially opens Glastonbury’s latest attraction

Michael Eavis made a special appearance on Thursday morning to formally open Glastonbury's newest attraction, the 'Glastonbury-on-Sea' pier. Festival boss Eavis, dressed in his trademark...

Busting makes us feel good: all the fun – and 2020 film news – from the Ghostbusters Fan Fest

Last Saturday marked the 35th anniversary of the release of Ghostbusters, the most popular and commercially successful movie ever to feature a scene in which...

Dr. John, 1941-2019 – A guide for the confusementalised

Not me, obviously. Well, not just me. It was missing Dr. John, who died from a heart attack on Thursday just as the sun...

Prince’s purple reign, remembered by his closest friends and collaborators

In 1979, Earth, Wind and Fire’s manager Bob Cavallo travelled to Anaheim, California to see a young artist who’d approached him about the possibility...

The Big Read – Kacey Musgraves: “I really have seen a few UFOs…”

Country music is having a moment, and it's thanks in no small part to Kacey Musgraves, the acid-dropping, UFO-spotting, Coachella-punking queen of the rodeo. Kevin EG Perry meets her in Palm Springs, California, to talk about her transformative 'Golden Hour' album, her socially progressive lyrics and her dream of working with Daft Punk.

Public Enemy’s Chuck D: “When we first came to the UK, we wanted to spill blood on the stage.”

Today, Chuck D descends on the UK with old-school hip hop heroes De La Soul and Wu Tang Clan for the Gods Of Rap tour. At 59, the Public Enemy frontman has more than earned that title, via a string of era-defining albums, his unwavering political voice and tracks that are unimpeachable hip hop classics. Kevin EG Perry headed to Chuck's campaign room in California to find him plotting his European offensive.
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