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14 July 2017

Three cheers for Thom Yorke

Rejecting BDS is the most rock’n’roll thing he’s ever done.

13 July 2017

Total eclipse of the charts

In the age of streaming, the Top 10 is dead.

7 July 2017

No, Jay-Z is not anti‑Semitic

If rap was PC, no one would listen to it.

20 March 2017

The king is dead

RIP Chuck Berry, inventor of popular music.

8 March 2017

Ed Sheeran: the master of bland

Pop’s arch careerist knows how to make money, if not great music.

13 February 2017

The Grammys isn’t racist...

...it’s just painfully out-of-touch.

30 December 2016

Bowie: a ceaseless search for the new

Paul Morley’s biography rushes past the modernist genius of David Bowie.

16 December 2016

How tech has boosted pop

Ignore the pessimists: the internet has improved the music industry.