Pop and rock

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‘Everything’s dialled up to 11’: meet Australia’s rising stars of hyperpop
Bubblegum sweet, razor sharp and deliriously chaotic, the genre – if it even is one – is responsible for some of the most vibrant, strange pop in the country

Shaad D'Souza

12, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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2021’s Brit awards showed pop can have it all: success, quality and diversity
The industry acknowledged megastars but didn’t solely reward commercial success, and is finally nurturing more than a small handful of female artists

Alexis Petridis

12, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Women dominate 2021 Brit awards as Dua Lipa tops winners
2020’s heavily male ceremony reversed with wins for Arlo Parks, Haim and Billie Eilish, as Little Mix become first all-female winner of British group

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Tobi Thomas

11, May, 2021 @9:31 PM

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New film to document Oasis’s 1996 Knebworth gigs
Liam and Noel Gallagher are executive producers on project, being released later in 2021

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

11, May, 2021 @10:35 AM

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Marcel Stellman obituary
Record producer and lyricist known for Tulips from Amsterdam who brought the TV show Countdown to the UK

Spencer Leigh

10, May, 2021 @5:06 PM

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Everything but the gull: how Ben Watt fought the Covid blues with birdsong
Blackcap! Chiffchaff! Warbler! The Everything But the Girl star is fighting to save a nature reserve in the heart of the city. As his new album Storm Shelter is released, we join him for some birdwatching

Sam Wollaston

10, May, 2021 @10:15 AM

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Madonna: Truth or Dare at 30 – the most revealing pop star documentary ever?
The 1991 hit film gave us the pop star at her most open, inviting us into her uncensored world, a far cry from the tightly protected celeb docs we see today

Guy Lodge

10, May, 2021 @7:09 AM

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Shooting stars: Carinthia West’s views of the 70s to go on show in Bath
Photos from film sets, parties and events in Britain and the US include the Rolling Stones and a certain inflatable pig

Mark Brown

10, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Lloyd Price obituary
American singer best known for his 1950s hits Lawdy Miss Clawdy and Personality who set up his own music publishing business

Adam Sweeting

09, May, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Dodie: Build a Problem review – a sweet, candid debut
Dodie Clark proves that she’s more than just a YouTube sensation on this promisingly ambitious first album

Tara Joshi

09, May, 2021 @2:15 PM

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Rag’n’Bone Man: Life By Misadventure review – a heartfelt follow-up
Delicate developments are drowned out by stadium songs that mistake volume for passion on Rory Graham’s second album

Michael Cragg

09, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Squid: Bright Green Field review – exhilarating punk-funk-krautrock debut
The Brighton five-piece hurtle along with huge shifts in style and pace

Emily Mackay

09, May, 2021 @12:00 PM

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