Irvine Welsh is right, art needs the power to offend

In his new doc, the 'Trainspotting' author argues that online-mob righteousness is suffocating creativity

How Taylor Swift, Kanye West and The Cribs are leading the fight against music business bullshit

Swift potentially opened the door for a new era where the artist is in charge

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

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