Mark Beaumont

The Cribs on surviving implosion: “Dave Grohl told us, ‘Make a fucking album'”

How the Jarmans overcame music industry bullshit, crippling self-doubt and this apocalyptic year

Deftones guitarist Stephen Carpenter’s ‘flat Earth’ nonsense is the last thing we need

Musicians often get a free pass on outlandish opinions and bizarre beliefs, but we must be more vigilant

‘Ghosts’ has quietly become British telly’s best sitcom

This witty comedy about a group of squabbling spirits is must-watch TV

Is Spotify’s Discovery Mode just asking acts to work for ‘exposure’?

Acts will be able to get on the right side of the platform's recommendation algorithm... at a cost

Britpop-busting genius James Broad: The late singer’s best Silver Sun songs

The Silver Suns lead singer lost his battle with bowel cancer last week

Soundtrack Of My Life: Chilly Gonzales

Grammy-winning collaborator of Daft Punk, best buds with Jarvis Cocker

Untouchables: Sean Connery’s 10 best films

The late movie icon had an indelible screen presence

Sean Connery – 1930-2020: larger-than-life film legend who transcended his biggest role

Just like diamonds, the James Bond icon's legacy will last forever

Steve White looks back on the legacy of The Style Council – and having a brother in Oasis

With a new 'Best Of' and documentary retelling The Style Council's story, the drummer talks to us about their impact, politics and Live Aid