Music

26 April 2016

Prince: everyone’s freak

The Purple One was more than a hero to lonely outsiders.

22 April 2016

Prince, pop’s genius

His dedication to his craft made him one of the greats of popular culture.

15 April 2016

Led Zeppelin on trial: you can’t copyright a cliché

The plagiarism case against Plant and Page reeks of desperation.

11 March 2016

George Martin: pop’s great innovator

How The Beatles producer changed the music game.

15 January 2016

Bowie’s death: a Diana moment for Generation X

Social media has been gripped by the worst case of mourning sickness for 20 years.

12 January 2016

When Bowie was not a ‘national treasure’

The Seventies starman was the spirit of that turbulent age in dayglow jumpsuit.

12 January 2016

Bowie and the shrinking sense of possibility

Bowie’s rise and demise speak to a crisis of cultural freedom.

12 January 2016

Bowie:
his life, times and transformations

He kept us guessing to the very end.

8 January 2016

Lemmy: the nice man of rock’n’roll

The harder the sound, the softer the performers.