Wet Leg’s BRITs and Grammys wins are a feel-good indie fairytale

The band of the moment have risen rapidly from unheard-of newcomers to British indie's most fun new act

BLACKPINK will lead the K-pop charge at Coachella, but are UK festivals falling behind?

The explosion in interest in Korean culture has made K-pop a big deal in the west – so why aren't its artists getting booked for UK festivals?

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