Opinion

Music festivals are back – I’m ready for the magic and mischief

We welcome the return of music festivals to Australia and all the marvelous, multifaceted memories they’ll help us make

With his “White Lives Matter” stunt, has Kanye West finally hit the point of no return?

Once seen as a musical visionary and hip-hop GOAT, Ye's latest controversial act is one of a string of actions that make it increasingly hard to defend the star

How Brazil’s Rock in Rio capped off festival season in style

The storied shindig impressed by treating its punters with maximum respect

How Arctic Monkeys can make their Reading & Leeds Festival headline set one for the ages

Our columnist looks to history for some tips on becoming legends of the fest

Nostalgia is not (always) a dirty word

From pop-punk revival to TISM to ‘Spicks and Specks’, it looks like everything old is new again – again! That’s not a completely bad thing

“Down with Profitstock!”: ‘Trainwreck: Woodstock ’99’ shows festivals at their exploitative worst

The organisers of this end-of-the-'90s bash cared about just one thing: money

PSY’s ‘Gangnam Style’ at 10: how the viral hit pushed K-pop forward in the west

How the satirical and endlessly meme-able single helped to further crack open the door for Korean artists

Comedy-horror ‘The Baby’ highlights a grim reality for modern mums

Killer newborns might seem far-fetched, but the post-Roe landscape is similarly chilling

Bold and beautiful: here’s why you need to catch up on ‘Atlanta’ season three

Class, 'cancel culture' and identity are all put under the microscope
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