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One to watch: Ahadadream
Part of the new vanguard of party starters, the London-based producer mixes grime and bass with the sounds of his south Asian heritage

Kate Hutchinson

25, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Orbital: ‘We can’t fall out with each other for ever. It would make Christmas awkward’
The Glastonbury legends, returning with a new album, answer your questions on embarrassing festival memories, their breakup and makeup – and being mistaken for the Orb

As told to Rich Pelley

23, Jun, 2022 @1:00 PM

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Ukrainian techno, UK drill and Tony Christie: 30 acts not to miss at Glastonbury 2022
Whether it’s Kendrick Lamar’s hugely anticipated headline slot, soul music singalongs or late night DJ sets, here are our picks from the hundreds of acts playing Glastonbury

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

21, Jun, 2022 @2:39 PM

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Beyoncé: Break My Soul review – house anthem doesn’t break the mould
First single from forthcoming album Renaissance preaches freedom but gets stuck in some familiar musical tropes

Alexis Petridis

21, Jun, 2022 @10:33 AM

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‘Twiddle a knob and make a face’ – Norman Cook on his mental health DJ classes
The musician also known as Fatboy Slim is sharing his skills as part of an NHS initiative. He talks about the joy of decks, his own lockdown blues – and being reduced to tears by his kids’ DJing

Alexis Petridis

21, Jun, 2022 @5:00 AM

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Four Tet settles historic royalty rate dispute with Domino Records
The independent British label has recognised Kieran Hebden’s original claim and agreed to pay him a 50% royalty rate on streaming and downloads

Laura Snapes

20, Jun, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Drake: Honestly, Nevermind review – brand new moods, same old moans
The Canadian superstar’s new album is surprisingly full of house music, but his passive-aggressive complaints get dull

Alexis Petridis

17, Jun, 2022 @2:31 PM

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Post your questions for Orbital
Back with a new album following their second reformation, the electronic duo – and Glastonbury veterans – will take on your questions

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

17, Jun, 2022 @12:07 PM

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‘It changed lives and opened minds’: a visual record of the birth of acid house
Photographer Dave Swindells was there when rave hit London in 1988. His new book captures the first, frenzied nights of the ‘second summer of love’

Killian Fox

12, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Moonchild Sanelly: Phases review – on track for global adulation
With this versatile, fizzing double album, the South African rapper holds on to her originality while reaching out to western audiences

Kitty Empire

12, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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μ-Ziq: Magic Pony Ride review – electronic producer canters into joy
Remastering his classic LP Lunatic Harness – plus an Icelandic horse-riding trip – inspired Mike Paradinas to make this often sumptuous disc

Tayyab Amin

10, Jun, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Have you got Lesbian Fighting Song? The Pride anthems that time forgot
From the glam-punk of Handbag to the ultra-camp Steve Elgin, award-winning gay music historian Darryl W Bullock picks out deep cuts to play at this year’s Pride celebrations

Darryl W Bullock

06, Jun, 2022 @3:00 PM

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