Peter Gabriel

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Rewriting extinction: Ricky Gervais joins celebrities creating comics to save species
Peter Gabriel and Cara Delevingne also collaborate on picture stories to highlight species and ecosystem loss and fund projects

Anna Turns

14, Sep, 2021 @6:30 AM

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Organisers blame government as Womad festival cancelled again
Co-founder Peter Gabriel points to lack of insurance support as festival is called off for second year

Laura Snapes

28, Jun, 2021 @6:06 PM

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Jon Hassell: radical musician who studied with Stockhausen and worked with Eno
The influential experimental US composer ‘celebrated and dignified’ his ‘fourth world’ sources and contributed to albums by Brian Eno and Talking Heads

Alexis Petridis

27, Jun, 2021 @6:51 PM

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Jon Hassell, avant garde US composer, dies aged 84
Family and fellow musicians pay tribute to inventor of influential ‘fourth world’ musical aesthetic

Laura Snapes

27, Jun, 2021 @12:13 PM

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Peter Gabriel: festivals risk ‘losing everything’ without government insurance
Industry figures warn nightclubs and music venues also being pushed towards ‘financial cliff edge’ by delay in lockdown easing

Laura Snapes and Jasper Jolly

17, Jun, 2021 @10:31 AM

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Nick Page obituary
Guitarist, composer and producer nicknamed Count Dubulah who was a co-founder of Transglobal Underground

Robin Denselow

18, May, 2021 @2:15 PM

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'It was like we'd gatecrashed someone else's party': how Britpop stars Menswear came apart at the seams
Back in 1994, the sharp-suited quintet could do no wrong as record labels fought to sign them. But in-fighting, drug abuse – and knocking a Coke can over on Peter Gabriel’s mixing desk – led to a rapid demise

Dave Simpson

23, Oct, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Womad 1985: the qawwali star invokes rapture
Revellers on Essex’s Mersea Island were transfixed by the sheer spiritual power of Khan’s first performance outside south Asia

Ammar Kalia

15, Jul, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Womad 2020 cancelled due to coronavirus pandemic
Festival co-founder Peter Gabriel said many artists billed to play this year’s festival have pledged to return in 2021

Laura Snapes

08, Apr, 2020 @12:13 PM

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'I should have grown out of this': how pop fandom shaped us
As Pete Paphides publishes a memoir of his life in pop, our writers reflect on the childhood musical loves that made them

Pete Paphides, Alexis Petridis, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Laura Snapes, Hannah J Davies and Michael Hann

05, Mar, 2020 @8:54 AM

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Hossam Ramzy obituary
One of Egypt’s leading percussionists who was an arranger, composer and entrepreneur

Robin Denselow

23, Sep, 2019 @2:07 PM

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Alan James obituary
Maverick concert programmer and manager with an impressively eclectic taste in music

Robin Denselow

16, Apr, 2019 @12:45 PM

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