Music

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Ed Sheeran: Equals review – no more Mr Wild Guy
Despite keeping one foot in the club-pop groove, commitment and maturity set the tone for settled-down Sheeran’s latest outing

Kitty Empire

31, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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‘We’re back’: Play On Victoria at the Sidney Myer Music Bowl – review
Anxiety and excitement as Melbourne’s live music scene emerged from its Covid-induced mothballs

Nick Buckley

31, Oct, 2021 @1:02 AM

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Pasquale Grasso: Pasquale Plays Duke review – boggling brilliance from the guitar virtuoso
Grasso astonishes on an album of Duke Ellington covers, with classy, unshowy support

Dave Gelly

30, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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One to watch: Surya Sen
The north London rapper’s playful blend of hip-hop and house is part of a new wave of British Asian talent

Kate Hutchinson

30, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Wet Leg review – an irresistible, stop-start blast
Two songs turned this absurdist duo into an indie sensation, and it seems their reckless commitment to fun has only just begun

Kitty Empire

30, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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The week in classical: Patricia Kopatchinskaja and Sol Gabetta; La traviata – review
The singular violin-cello duo turn music into exhilarating conversation. And the father of all Germonts dazzles at Covent Garden

Fiona Maddocks

30, Oct, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Reverse Light Years by Even review – double album of unalloyed pleasure from indie rock stalwarts
The Melbourne band’s eighth album is their best yet – a musical cornucopia of glam stompers, magnificent power-pop and epics

Andrew Stafford

29, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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‘We have to fight for what is right’: Patti Smith on gender, Sally Rooney and Cop26
In the run-up to the climate conference, the rock’n’roll poet reflects – with a little help from her daughter – on a life spent breaking barriers, hanging out with Dylan and learning to Instagram

Nadia Khomami

29, Oct, 2021 @1:08 PM

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Zayn Malik denies hitting Yolanda Hadid, grandmother of his child
Singer admits ‘harsh words’ but adamantly denies domestic violence in argument with mother of partner Gigi Hadid

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

29, Oct, 2021 @9:29 AM

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Billy Bragg: ‘Boris was trolling me the whole time. We’ve got a wind-up merchant as PM’
As the bard of Barking tours a new album, he reflects on modern politics, his scraps with the Daily Mail and why he could do with listening a bit more

Jude Rogers

29, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Doran: Doran review | Jude Rogers's folk album of the month
Elizabeth LaPrelle of Anna & Elizabeth anchors the four-piece behind this comforting, intimate album of a cappella harmonies and Appalachian ballads

Jude Rogers

29, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Eris Drew: Quivering in Time review – divinely powerful and euphoric house
A compelling, cleverly inventive LP emerges from the New Hampshire woods care of a DJ and producer channeling her healing ‘Motherbeat’

Tayyab Amin

29, Oct, 2021 @7:30 AM

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