Music

Article image
Adele review – a truly singular blend of talent and Tottenham charm
She may come wreathed in the glamour of Hollywood, but her patter is homegrown – and her vocal artistry has few peers

Dorian Lynskey

02, Jul, 2022 @12:11 AM

Article image
Dominic Raab’s opera jibe hits a bum note | Brief letters
Brief letters: Class snobbery | Duke of Edinburgh walkers | Failing the balance test | One of ‘the girls’

Letters

01, Jul, 2022 @4:43 PM

Article image
‘Aphex Twin pours water on my meltdowns’: Guardian readers on the songs that soothe them
Donald Trump is reportedly calmed by a blast of Memory from Cats – but our readers prefer Radiohead and Miles Davis

Guardian readers, Ben Morris, and Clea Skopeliti

01, Jul, 2022 @11:52 AM

Article image
Serse review – new ensemble bring circus, and scissors, to Handel’s Persian opera
Period instrument ensemble Figure’s semi-staging of an abridged version of Serse was full of good ideas and strong singing

Erica Jeal

01, Jul, 2022 @11:30 AM

Article image
Fern Maddie: Ghost Story review – an unnerving, arresting folk debut
Maddie’s young, welcoming voice belies a darkly evocative lyricism creating an album that is both unsettling and thrilling

Jude Rogers

01, Jul, 2022 @7:30 AM

Article image
‘An old strain of English magic had returned’: stars on why they fell in love with Kate Bush
As a new generation continues to discover her via Running Up That Hill, musicians including Sharon Van Etten and Brian Molko reveal how the singer changed their lives

As told to Rachel Aroesti

01, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

Article image
Moor Mother: Jazz Codes review – a stunning continuum of Black music
What started life as a poetry book has evolved into an ambitious anthropological project spanning jazz, R&B, hip-hop and more

Tayyab Amin

01, Jul, 2022 @6:30 AM

Article image
Ferdinand Ries: Piano Trio and Sextets review – Beethoven’s biographer steps into the spotlight
Ries has been overshadowed by his master, but the pianist/composer had plenty of talent – and ego – of his own, as these chamber works show

Erica Jeal

30, Jun, 2022 @2:17 PM

Article image
Marshall Jefferson sues Kanye West over alleged unauthorised Move Your Body sample
Suit claims the 1986 house anthem was used at least 22 times on West’s track Flowers from Donda 2

Laura Snapes

30, Jun, 2022 @2:17 PM

Article image
‘Even under war, we must live’: the Kyiv art scene determined to party
Last weekend, On Time festival brought together Kyiv’s music, art and craft communities to celebrate creativity – and vent the trauma of the Russian invasion

Vincent Mundy, story and photography

30, Jun, 2022 @1:57 PM

Article image
Why on earth shouldn’t Angela Rayner go to the opera? | Martin Kettle
Dominic Raab’s attack on the Labour frontbencher’s attendance at Glyndebourne says more about our class-ridden approach to culture than it does about her

Martin Kettle

30, Jun, 2022 @1:32 PM

Article image
Guns N’ Roses – their 20 greatest songs, ranked!
As they play Spurs’ stadium twice this weekend, we rate the best of the swaggering rock gods, from epic balladry to high-speed juggernauts

Matt Mills

30, Jun, 2022 @12:52 PM

1 / 3,150 pages