Anna Calvi

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'Magic happens, often': Christine and the Queens, Haim, Nile Rodgers and more on the joy of live music
Musicians on the thrill of playing live – and what we can expect when gigs return

The Observer

07, Mar, 2021 @6:44 AM

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Anna Calvi: live music venues deserve as much help as ballet or opera
Independent venues allow talent to develop and must be protected, says musician

Lanre Bakare

15, Jan, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Mercury prize 2019: Dave wins for Psychodrama, plus all the action as it happened
Streatham MC beats Idles and Slowthai for the most prestigious award in British music – follow our coverage here

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

19, Sep, 2019 @9:43 PM

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Mercury prize 2019: rapper Dave wins for 'exceptional' Psychodrama
The south London artist wins the £25,000 prize for an album the Guardian hailed as ‘fearless and incisive’

Laura Snapes

19, Sep, 2019 @9:22 PM

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The 30 best films about music, chosen by musicians
Anna Calvi, Neil Tennant, Nadine Shah, Wayne Coyne, Nitin Sawhney and Anna Meredith pick their top five music movies

Interviews by Jude Rogers and Killian Fox

18, Aug, 2019 @6:59 AM

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2019's Mercury prize shortlist is alive to today's politics and pain
Whether it’s a jazz tribute to Grenfell or punks scowling at a gentrified Dublin, the Mercury prize nominees are plugged into 2019’s most pressing social issues

Alexis Petridis

25, Jul, 2019 @1:35 PM

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Mercury prize 2019: The 1975, Dave, Cate Le Bon and Idles shortlisted
This years often politically inclined nominees also include Black Midi, Foals, Slowthai and jazz collective SEED Ensemble

Laura Snapes

25, Jul, 2019 @10:10 AM

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Festival No 6 review – au revoir to an eccentric, magical gem
The last Festival No 6 ‘for now’ has awkward cultural copyists, but is saved by Franz Ferdinand, The The and Anna Calvi

Mark Beaumont

10, Sep, 2018 @2:21 PM

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Anna Calvi: Hunter review – gutsy and resonant

Kitty Empire

02, Sep, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Anna Calvi: Hunter review – a filmic pop dreamscape
Compelling collection of heart-stopping songs offers new artistic depths to wallow in

Michael Hann

31, Aug, 2018 @9:00 AM

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On my radar: Anna Calvi’s cultural highlights
The musician on Nick Cave’s showmanship, Grace Jones’s groundbreaking cool and the inspirational power of drag kings

Ammar Kalia

15, Jul, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Anna Calvi review – rock star melodrama meets MOR
The idiosyncratic singer-songwriter is best when she revels in all her gothic majesty

Rachel Aroesti

20, Jun, 2018 @11:39 AM

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