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The Prodigy review – tireless electro-punks do Keith Flint proud
The late vocalist is etched in lasers for a comeback show that proves the fiery veterans are still a source of euphoria

Patrick Clarke

15, Jul, 2022 @1:31 PM

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Lizzo: Special review – pop gold forged by a supreme force of charisma
The pressure she claims to be feeling doesn’t show on an album that delivers melancholy anthems and Chic-y disco while revitalising the cliches of self-care and empowerment

Alexis Petridis

15, Jul, 2022 @1:17 PM

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Buxton festival review – cowboys, canines and note-perfect farce
Antony and Cleopatra conspired in a budget hotel and Donizetti’s slapstick triumphed in a glorious return of the opera pageant

Flora Willson

15, Jul, 2022 @12:58 PM

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Stop pandering to purists, says Royal Opera House’s first black Otello
Russell Thomas says opera must reflect the diverse world around it to survive, not stick to the ‘same-old, same-old’

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

15, Jul, 2022 @12:05 PM

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Haim review – megawatt brightness from pop’s wisecracking charmers
The California sisters work the crowd like seasoned standups as they deliver gleeful catharsis with their bittersweet hits

Jenessa Williams

15, Jul, 2022 @9:49 AM

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Kanye West sued over alleged $7.1m unpaid fees for production company
Phantom Labs, which crafted stage sets for West’s concerts, accused rapper of ‘weaponising fame and reputation to take advantage of eager collaborators’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

15, Jul, 2022 @8:33 AM

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Lamin Fofana review | Ammar Kalia's global album of the month
The Sierra Leonean producer lulls with languid sonics then forces a sudden focus with sharp bursts of static or melody

Ammar Kalia

15, Jul, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Beabadoobee: Beatopia review – stylish but unmemorable pop nostalgia
Londoner Beatrice Laus’s second album trips down a well-travelled path of sweet 90s indie-rock

Rachel Aroesti

15, Jul, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Metal, cosmic barbarians and a judge called Dick Boner: the glorious grotesquery of Gwar
Weathering tragedy and censorship, the US shock-metal monsters are still going strong nearly 40 years on. But are the giant penises still part of the act?

Dave Everley

15, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Mary J Blige’s 20 greatest songs – ranked!
As her debut album turns 30 this month, we rate the best of a singer who pours pain into her music with so much drama

Alexis Petridis

14, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Jeff Beck and Johnny Depp: 18 review – a dull display of colossal self-pity
The perfunctory covers on this collaborative album serve to show just how bad Depp’s own songwriting is, as he rants about how awful it is to be him

Michael Hann

14, Jul, 2022 @2:47 PM

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Jurowski Conducts Stravinsky Vol 1 review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
Stravinsky’s famous ballets The Firebird and The Rite of Spring are balanced on this impressive live set with valuable lesser-known pieces

Andrew Clements

14, Jul, 2022 @2:00 PM

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