Music

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Vangelis obituary
Composer whose work ranged from pop, jazz and classical to the Oscar-winning Chariots of Fire soundtrack

Adam Sweeting

20, May, 2022 @3:27 PM

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Bob Neuwirth obituary
Singer, songwriter and artist who was a quick-witted ‘master of the revels’ during Bob Dylan’s 1960s rise to worldwide fame

Richard Williams

20, May, 2022 @2:25 PM

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Pitting bands against each other won’t help the music industry fight climate change | Letter
Letter: Decarbonising live music is a vital task, and we should be supporting artists who are making progress, writes Jon Collins

Letters

20, May, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Vangelis wasn’t just a film composer – he blew apart the boundaries of pop | Alexis Petridis
With music that ended up crossing paths with Jay-Z, Donna Summer and Rotting Christ, the late Greek composer’s creative mind was thrillingly open

Alexis Petridis

20, May, 2022 @12:59 PM

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‘We’ve had our humanity ripped away’: meet Jeshi, the rapper raging at the cost of living crisis
The east London MC was carrying a knife at 11 but is now about to release an era-defining album. The trouble is that it’s the Tories’ austerity era – something he’d rather see the back of

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

20, May, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Cave In: Heavy Pendulum review – an unapologetically fierce beast
With gargantuan riffs and amps turned up to 11, pure metal is tempered with the grace and complexity that have become the band’s trademark

Stevie Chick

20, May, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Auntie Flo & Sarathy Korwar: Shruti Dances review | Ammar Kalia's global album of the month
From an uptempo opening track, through swirling melodic ambience to a pensive warm-down, the duo’s debut collaboration is a radiant mini DJ set

Ammar Kalia

20, May, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky welcome their first child – report
The pop star reportedly gave birth to a baby boy on 13 May in Los Angeles

Adrian Horton

19, May, 2022 @6:25 PM

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Flume finally finds happiness: ‘I didn’t want to tour any more. I hated my job’
At 21, music producer Harley Streten shot to global fame as Flume. Within a few years, he was alone, depressed and drinking too much. Then the pandemic happened – and ‘it was one of the best years of my life’

Katie Cunningham

19, May, 2022 @5:30 PM

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Vangelis, composer of Chariots of Fire and Blade Runner soundtracks, dies aged 79
Greek composer topped US charts and won an Oscar with Chariots of Fire’s uplifting piano-led theme

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, May, 2022 @4:44 PM

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Dave crowned songwriter of the year at Ivor Novello awards
Rapper wins fourth Ivor in five years after album We’re All Alone in This Together topped UK charts

Nadia Khomami Arts and culture correspondent

19, May, 2022 @4:13 PM

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‘She’s badass’: how brick-throwing suffragette Ethel Smyth composed an opera to shake up Britain
She was bisexual, served a prison sentence, and was so outraged by cuts to her opera The Wreckers that she stormed the orchestra pit. Finally, this summer, it will be heard as its extraordinary composer intended

Imogen Tilden

19, May, 2022 @3:06 PM

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