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The 100 greatest BBC music performances – ranked!
As the Beeb celebrates its centenary, we take a look at its most memorable pop moments, from the birth of grime to the first sightings of Bob Dylan and Bob Marley, plus TOTP goes Madchester and countless classic Peel sessions

Guardian music

06, Oct, 2022 @12:12 PM

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Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite: ‘It’s even easier for weirdos to find each other now than in the 90s’
The guitarist recalls how Arab Strap gave Scottish musicians a sense of national pride, the excess of his band’s early years and why he’s still fighting for independence• Read an exclusive extract of Stuart Braithwaite’s autobiography: ‘We had Iggy Pop on our side’

Emily Mackay

09, Sep, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘I want people to listen’: songwriter Nina Nastasia on surviving abuse, grief and psychosis
A favourite of John Peel and Laura Marling, Nina Nastasia gave up music as she endured a controlling partner and botched drug therapy – then even greater tragedy struck. After 12 years away, she returns with a tough, beautiful album

Laura Snapes

12, May, 2022 @3:00 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2021
And finally – a deserving winner, whose second solo album is a truly relatable, pin-sharp pop classic. We reveal our No 1 album of 2021

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

17, Dec, 2021 @6:52 AM

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Mercury prize 2021: Arlo Parks wins for Collapsed in Sunbeams
21-year-old singer-songwriter adds to Brit award win earlier in the year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

09, Sep, 2021 @9:13 PM

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TV tonight: who will win the 2021 Mercury prize?
Celeste, Sault, Arlo Parks, Mogwai and Wolf Alice are among the nominees. Plus: the National Television awards. Here’s what to watch this evening

Ammar Kalia, Hannah Verdier, Phil Harrison, Hannah J Davies and Paul Howlett

09, Sep, 2021 @5:20 AM

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‘A summer of love!’ Musicians on the awesome, tearful return of gigs
From Sleaford Mods in London to Mogwai in France, bands and performers talk about the strange and wonderful experience of returning to the stage after 16 months of deprivation

As told to Michael Hann

02, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Green Man festival review – magical return for this psychedelic carnival
Mogwai, Nadine Shah, Fontaines DC and more mesmerise in the festival’s overwhelming, glorious comeback

Malcolm Jack

23, Aug, 2021 @2:59 PM

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Mercury prize 2021: first-time nominees dominate shortlist
No 1 albums by Wolf Alice, Mogwai and Celeste are joined by leftfield artists such as Hannah Peel and Nubya Garcia in race for prestigious music award

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, Jul, 2021 @10:16 AM

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‘One hell of a party’: readers on their albums of 2021 so far
From the sunny vibes of rapper Topaz Jones and guitar anthems of Du Blonde to the deep introspection of Fears and Julien Baker, here are the records that have really grabbed our readers over the last six months

Guardian readers

22, Jun, 2021 @1:00 PM

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'Magic happens, often': Christine and the Queens, Haim, Nile Rodgers and more on the joy of live music
Musicians on the thrill of playing live – and what we can expect when gigs return

The Observer

07, Mar, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Mogwai score first No 1 album after 25 years: 'It's totally surreal'
Scottish post-rockers reach top with 10th album As the Love Continues

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

26, Feb, 2021 @6:00 PM

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