Music

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Pixies: Doggerel review – pristinely produced absurdism
The cult indie band may not have the dark fire of yesteryear but they still rock their twisted tropes

Damien Morris

02, Oct, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Schumann Quartet/Anna Lucia Richter review – immaculate playing prized efficiency over emotion
Despite great commitment from the mezzo-soprano, the four string players merged into corporate facelessness in this performance of Brahms and Schumann

Andrew Clements

02, Oct, 2022 @11:47 AM

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Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Karen O: ‘The one thing I hold in sacred regard is rockers’ hairstyles’
The lead singer of the US indie rockers on gaining humility in her 40s, her signature bowl haircut and the benefits of living in Los Angeles rather than New York

Tim Lewis

02, Oct, 2022 @8:30 AM

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Lambchop: The Bible review – the weight of the world with Kurt Wagner
All of life – and death – is here in the band’s numinous 16th album

Kitty Empire

02, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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No tune, no words, no dancing: why white noise is the music industry’s newest hit
The sounds of bonfires, waves and rainfall are helping us relax – and making millions

James Tapper

02, Oct, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Souad Massi: Sequana review – an outstanding return to form
The Franco-Algerian singer’s 10th album spans genres and moods to potent effect, with glittering production from Justin Adams

Neil Spencer

01, Oct, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Tosca review – gloriously sung and full of grand passion, this is gripping theatre
Christof Loy’s atmospheric staging of Puccini’s opera doesn’t always cohere, but its psychological probing proves powerful and Adam Smith is a tremendous Cavaradossi

Tim Ashley

01, Oct, 2022 @2:02 PM

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Björk: Fossora review – one of her hardest-hitting albums
The pop auteur’s 10th album deals with the death of her mother and the dawn of new love by digging deep into Dutch techno, bass clarinets and fungi

Kitty Empire

01, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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One to watch: Tara Lily
Motown UK’s first British signing deploys gorgeous vocals on a spellbinding new EP that spans R&B, jazz and Indian classical

Tara Joshi

01, Oct, 2022 @1:00 PM

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The week in classical: Aida; Candide; Manchester Collective: Weather – review
Verdi’s music reigns supreme in the Royal Opera’s austere new staging of Aida; a community Bernstein production raises the roof; and a cult 90s work has never felt more timely

Fiona Maddocks

01, Oct, 2022 @11:30 AM

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Classical home listening: Sibelius songs; The Future Is Female: Vol 2
Mezzo Marianne Beate Kielland dazzles in orchestral versions of Sibelius’s songs. And pianist Sarah Cahill revels in three centuries of works by women

Fiona Maddocks

01, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Ed Sheeran to stand trial in US over Let’s Get It On copyright complaint
Singer accused of copying his 2014 hit song Thinking Out Loud from Marvin Gaye classic

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

30, Sep, 2022 @4:50 PM

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