Music

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Malcolm Griffiths obituary
Other Lives: Jazz trombonist who played with many notable artists, including as a member of Buddy Rich’s big band

Richard Williams

29, Jan, 2021 @3:09 PM

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Pan pipes, Wienerlied, whale song: what old-time TikTok trend is next?
After the viral success of sea shanties, a Mongolian throat singing collab with Megan Thee Stallion could be on the horizon

Issy Sampson

29, Jan, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Tracks of the week reviewed: Danny L Harle, Silk City ft Ellie Goulding, Baby Queen
This week we’ve got a 90s/00s Eurodance throwback, a post-rock wall of sound and an infectious falsetto chorus

Kate Solomon

29, Jan, 2021 @11:00 AM

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The return of Yma Sumac: label to showcase singer to new generation
Peruvian vocalist’s album will be first in a series of reissues by Madrid-based label aiming to highlight female singers from Latin America

Sam Jones in Madrid

29, Jan, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Steven Wilson: The Future Bites review – prog-popper probes the future
The former Porcupine Tree frontman moves further from his rock past as he packages up digital-age musings into bite-size pop

Dave Simpson

29, Jan, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Joe Lovano Trio Tapestry: Garden of Expression review | John Fordham's jazz album of the month
Joe Lovano, Marilyn Crispell and Carmen Castaldi hit the heights again with a lovely minimal second album where the spaces resonate

John Fordham

29, Jan, 2021 @8:30 AM

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Nancy Sinatra: 'I'll never forgive Trump voters. I hope the anger doesn't kill me'
She may be 80 and cut off by Covid, but she’s still ready to walk all over Donald Trump. As her greatest songs are reissued, she reflects on the sexual politics of the 60s, her friendship with Elvis and her hopes for peace in the US

Eve Barlow

29, Jan, 2021 @5:53 AM

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Rita Ora aides 'offered restaurant £5,000' to host party in lockdown
Police call for licence of Casa Cruz in Notting Hill to be revoked over ‘egregious’ breach of rules

Alexandra Topping and agencies

28, Jan, 2021 @7:26 PM

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Bach: 12 Preludes and Fugues from The Well-Tempered Clavier II review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
Playing his own selection of pieces from Bach’s monumental work may be heresy, but Anderszewki’s intelligence, lucidity and joy is undeniable

Andrew Clements

28, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Celeste: 'Black women singing soul, blues and jazz aren't being heard in the mainstream'
She was supposed to be the sound of 2020 until the pandemic stalled her progress. But with a relationship giving her fresh perspective for her debut album, she’s made up for lost time

Christine Ochefu

28, Jan, 2021 @3:00 PM

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Arlo Parks: Collapsed in Sunbeams review | Alexis Petridis's album of the week
She may be saddled with being the Voice of a Generation, but the London singer-songwriter’s warm, conversational and observant debut justifies the hype

Alexis Petridis

28, Jan, 2021 @11:22 AM

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UK music industry outraged over licence fee cost for live-streamed events
A PRS tariff on virtual events grossing less than £500 could make online performances – often raising money for struggling artists and technical staff – ‘grind to a halt’, critics say

Laura Snapes

28, Jan, 2021 @9:13 AM

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