Music

23 September 2014

Nick Cave: grit in the teeth of London's luvvies

20,000 Days on Earth is an engrossing film about an unlikely hero of Britain's middle class.

5 September 2014

Finding Fela: rhythm and revolution

Fela Kuti was that rarest of things: a bona fide, fists-in-the-air pop rebel.

1 September 2014

Kate is great, but she isn’t a god

A Kate Bush fan marvels at Before the Dawn but is irritated by Kate's canonisation.

28 August 2014

Why feminists bow down to Beyoncé

The excitement over Queen B’s ‘feminist’ VMA turn reeks of desperation.

25 July 2014

Five reasons why it’s rock’n’roll to avoid tax

It’s official: the Arctic Monkeys are rock legends.

14 July 2014

Morrissey: the pope of mope loses his mojo

On World Peace is None of Your Business, Mozzer looks beyond his own navel – and the result is disastrous.

A Hard Day’s Night: over the heads of Generation Z

The re-release of Richard Lester's classic Beatles film reminds us of everything that was great about the Fab Four.