Pop and rock

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Adele review – a truly singular blend of talent and Tottenham charm
She may come wreathed in the glamour of Hollywood, but her patter is homegrown – and her vocal artistry has few peers

Dorian Lynskey

02, Jul, 2022 @12:11 AM

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‘Aphex Twin pours water on my meltdowns’: Guardian readers on the songs that soothe them
Donald Trump is reportedly calmed by a blast of Memory from Cats – but our readers prefer Radiohead and Miles Davis

Guardian readers, Ben Morris, and Clea Skopeliti

01, Jul, 2022 @11:52 AM

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‘An old strain of English magic had returned’: stars on why they fell in love with Kate Bush
As a new generation continues to discover her via Running Up That Hill, musicians including Sharon Van Etten and Brian Molko reveal how the singer changed their lives

As told to Rachel Aroesti

01, Jul, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘Even under war, we must live’: the Kyiv art scene determined to party
Last weekend, On Time festival brought together Kyiv’s music, art and craft communities to celebrate creativity – and vent the trauma of the Russian invasion

Vincent Mundy, story and photography

30, Jun, 2022 @1:57 PM

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Guns N’ Roses – their 20 greatest songs, ranked!
As they play Spurs’ stadium twice this weekend, we rate the best of the swaggering rock gods, from epic balladry to high-speed juggernauts

Matt Mills

30, Jun, 2022 @12:52 PM

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Nick Cave & Warren Ellis: Seven Psalms review – intimate prayers of extreme power
Backed by reverberant synths and piano, Cave wrestles with faith and civil unrest in this powerful 25-minute release

Alexis Petridis

30, Jun, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Rae Morris: ‘I want to be a national treasure, but the things I like are quite weird’
The Blackpool-born artist talks about why the music industry doesn’t get her, how she’s reclaiming her sexuality, and why she’s written a lush concept album about the north

Rachel Aroesti

30, Jun, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Post your questions for the Flaming Lips’s Wayne Coyne
As the psychedelic pop band prepare to play Womad, their frontman will take on your questions about their nearly 40-year career

Rich Pelley

29, Jun, 2022 @8:59 AM

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Three things with Felicity Ward: ‘We dressed up, learnt a lip-sync, and performed it for our parents’
In our weekly interview about objects, the comedian recounts her childhood antics imitating Prince, and her adolescence as a Weezer fan

As told to Katie Cunningham

28, Jun, 2022 @5:30 PM

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LCD Soundsystem review – revenant dance-rockers play the hits
Even if James Murphy’s cred has taken a hit of late, the frontman still aces the anthems that gave the band its powerful punk-disco potency

Gabriel Szatan

28, Jun, 2022 @3:12 PM

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Colin Grainger obituary
England footballer who made a second career as a pop crooner with the nickname ‘the singing winger’

Peter Mason

28, Jun, 2022 @3:06 PM

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Cause of death of Depeche Mode’s Andrew Fletcher revealed
Keyboardist who died aged 60 in May suffered aortic dissection, with band saying ‘he passed naturally and without prolonged suffering’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

28, Jun, 2022 @7:52 AM

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