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‘Game of Thrones’ season 8, episode 1 review: A game of reunions in Winterfell, while the Night King pivots to art installations

What a pleasure it is to have Game of Thrones back. As Netflix continues to hail down show after show, it’s almost a nostalgic...

One person killed and three injured in shooting at Nipsey Hussle funeral procession

One person has been killed and three people have been injured after a shooting which took place during yesterday's funeral procession for the late...

Record Store Day 2019: find out what’s happening in a record shop near you

Record Store Day 2019 is almost here, and as us vinyl junkies gear up to get our hands on this year’s selection of rarities...

Watch our Sharon Van Etten interview: “I don’t think I’d be a good wrestler, but I really love ‘Glow'”

We're barely into Spring, but already Sharon Van Etten's fifth studio album 'Remind Me Tomorrow' stands apart as one of 2019's absolute best. A...

Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Tranquility Base…’ world tour is over. Remember it in five wonderful and weird shows

And like that, it was over. Arctic Monkeys’ ‘Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino’ tour bowed out on Sunday evening in Bogotá, Colombia, following the...

Here’s to ‘Fleabag’ – a searing examination of grief and love, and the comedy show of this decade

Few shows in recent memory - particularly comedy shows - have prompted the level of discussion that followed each episode of Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s Fleabag....

Wild Beasts frontman Hayden Thorpe goes solo: “it’s like playing chess against yourself…”

The spilt of Wild Beasts was a knock for fans. Held up as one of British indie’s most individualistic talents, the four boys from...

Talk Show are bringing a dark new wave to London’s guitar scene

Sometimes your ‘big break’ can come from the most unexpected of places. Take Talk Show, the South London new wave punks, recently signed to...

Mark, My Words: forget that Cure interview, try vox popping an angry Toyah

I’ve always felt there was something inhumane about the treatment of televised music award show presenters. It’s the way they read out autocue lines...

The Week’s Winners And Losers: indie beef, Mel B’s bad form press tour and Justin Bieber’s crap prank

We’re a month-and-a-half into the Week’s Winners And Losers, a column in which we sift through seven days of pop culture frippery and establish...
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