Music

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‘Absolute mess and inner turmoil’: Adele details anticipated new album 30
The UK star said she felt ready to release her fourth album, out 19 November, after learning ‘a lot of blistering home truths’ in the past three years

Laura Snapes

13, Oct, 2021 @3:03 PM

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Post your questions for Depeche Mode frontman Dave Gahan
As the singer readies his cover versions of Neil Young, PJ Harvey and more for new album Imposter, he’s all set to take on your questions

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

13, Oct, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Elton John becomes first solo artist with UK Top 10 singles in six different decades
With Cold Heart – a collaboration with Dua Lipa remixed by Pnau – John has beaten Elvis, Michael Jackson and others for longevity at the top end of the charts

Laura Snapes

13, Oct, 2021 @11:54 AM

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Coldplay review – lasers, confetti and Ed Sheeran in extravagant return
Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London
Chris Martin and co bring out the big guns, and pack an arena-sized show into an intimate theatre, to mark the launch of teen-pop new album Music of the Spheres

Alexis Petridis

13, Oct, 2021 @10:59 AM

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‘This has brought me power to be myself’: Brazil’s Black jazz artists
Black musicians have often been sidelined in Brazil, but by diving deep into their complex heritage, the likes of Jonathan Ferr and Amaro Freitas are making themselves heard

Felipe Maia

13, Oct, 2021 @10:46 AM

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63% of Black music makers have experienced racism in UK industry – study
Survey of 1,718 performers, creatives and staff reveals microgression, pay disparities and discrimination are rife

Laura Snapes Deputy music editor

13, Oct, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Jesy Nelson will dispose of her Black costume when it no longer serves her
With her video for Boyz, the white musician is just the latest to adopt racist cosplay in the search for a hit

Mikki Kendall

12, Oct, 2021 @11:33 PM

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Sacked Sony Music boss Denis Handlin stripped of honorary award in wake of allegations of toxic workplace
Handlin’s lawyers complain over ABC Four Corners program that followed a Guardian Australia investigation into allegedly unhealthy work environment

Kelly Burke

12, Oct, 2021 @11:00 PM

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PJ Harvey, Sonic Youth, Madonna: the unseen archives of rock photographer Tony Mott
He’s partied with Queen. Tom Petty had his email. Now one of Australia’s most accomplished rock photographers has been digging through his negatives

Kirsten Krauth, photography by Tony Mott

12, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Robin Morton obituary
Leading Scottish folk musician, producer and manager who was a founding member of the Boys of the Lough

Derek Schofield

12, Oct, 2021 @4:27 PM

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Fidelio review – musically excellent but panopticon staging is overloaded
Frederic Wake-Walker’s production for Glyndebourne on Tour adds video and even a new character to Beethoven’s opera

Tim Ashley

12, Oct, 2021 @2:38 PM

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Paddy Moloney, leader of Irish band the Chieftains, dies aged 83
Multi-instrumentalist who helped to re-popularise traditional Irish folk music hailed for ‘enormous contribution’ to his country’s culture

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

12, Oct, 2021 @2:32 PM

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