Mark Beaumont

‘Murder Most Foul’, Bob Dylan’s first original song in eight years, is a timely impressionist epic

The NME track review of the master's 17-minute song about the assassination of JFK

Mark, My Words: lockdown live-streams might be the future of music, after all

Online gigs are in their infancy. Columnist Mark Beaumont foresees a bright future

‘The Letter For The King’ review: formulaic fantasy adventure scores woke points but lacks any real drama

Unambitious family fare that tries to piggyback on the success of 'Game Of Thrones'

Mark, My Words: my weird weekend of gigging on the edge of lockdown

As a shark needs to keep swimming else it dies, Mark Beaumont must attend at least two gigs a week. And last weekend was a very strange one indeed...

Morrissey live in London: the faithful defy lockdown to grudgingly admire a set of career oddities

Moz's fans are a limited resource, but he puts on a hell of a show in the midst of crisis

Genesis P-Orridge, 1950 – 2020: authentic and uncompromising industrial pioneer with a complicated legacy

The co-founder of the hugely influential Throbbing Gristle has died at the age 70

The Killers – ‘Caution’ first listen: a propulsive charge for the synth-rock horizon

As the nation awaits news of whether the government plans to step up the country’s sluggish coronavirus response to include a month of solid...

Morrissey – ‘I Am Not A Dog On A Chain’ review: his best album in years (if you can tune out his opinions)

Moz's 13th solo album verges on the avant garde, marking a bold departure. It might even be worth crossing the Twittermob line for

Mark, My Words: why music shouldn’t fear a coronavirus lockdown – it might make 2021 the best year in the history of rock

You! You in the bushes! Come out where I can see you and stand in that disinfectant gulley while I hose you down. So...

Supergrass live in London: Britpop’s eternal teenagers are manic, mind-expanding and surreal

Antique footage of Supergrass in their teenage prime flickers across the stage-back screens; larking about in canoes, naked drumming sessions, toy guns waggled around photo...