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Glastonbury speaks to the 21st-century crisis of popular culture.
Taylor Swift was right to stand up to Apple. Now let's tackle the freeloading fans.
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The nostalgia for Eighties alt culture reflects how pale public life is today.
Twentysomething Swiftdom shows how scared of growing up my generation is.
A new rock doc about Kurt Cobain is a paean to the Nirvana frontman’s restless creativity – not his tragic end.
To Pimp A Butterfly is a rap classic for Generation Y to call its own.
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