Róisín Murphy

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Róisín Murphy review – a triumphant dancefloor workout
At once introspective and deeply theatrical, Murphy’s tough, savvy dance music proves irresistible – not least to the singer herself

Kitty Empire

25, Sep, 2021 @1:00 PM

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‘We’re trying to sneak into people’s minds and hearts’: Laurie Anderson meets Róisín Murphy
The musicians – and mutual fans – get together virtually to discuss their influences, post-pandemic performance and Anderson’s groundbreaking O Superman 40 years on.

13, Jun, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Live at Worthy Farm: follow along with Glastonbury’s livestreamed festival
With a lineup including Coldplay, Michael Kiwanuka, Haim and Wolf Alice, Glastonbury’s livestreamed show is the next best thing to being there. Follow along here as it airs online

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

22, May, 2021 @6:57 PM

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Behind the scenes at Glastonbury’s Live at Worthy Farm – photo essay
We joined Wolf Alice, Michael Kiwanuka, Haim, Jorja Smith, the Mutoid Waste Company and others as they made the film that replaces the Glastonbury festival this year

David Levene (photography), essay by Laura Snapes

22, May, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Glastonbury: PJ Harvey, Jarvis Cocker, George Ezra and Róisín Murphy join livestream bill
A narrative by Harvey, Cocker, Michael Eavis and others will link musical performances from around the site

Laura Snapes

12, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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‘You can smell the sweat and hair gel’: the best nightclub scenes from culture
Writers and artists including Róisín Murphy, Tiffany Calver and Sigala on the art that transports them to the dancefloor during lockdown

Peter Bradshaw, Claire Armitstead, Keza MacDonald, Simran Hans, Ammar Kalia, Lanre Bakare, Lyndsey Winship, Alexis Petridis, Arifa Akbar, Aniefiok Ekpoudom and Jonathan Jones. Artist interviews by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

18, Feb, 2021 @4:00 PM

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The 50 best albums of 2020: the full list
Our countdown is complete, topped by a mercurial work of sprawling invention by a woman who has dug deep to survive. Taken as a whole, these choices contain drama, solace, poetry and fire, a fitting selection for a turbulent year

Ben Beaumont-Thomas and Laura Snapes

18, Dec, 2020 @8:07 AM

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Róisín Murphy: Róisín Machine review – still inventing new moves
Pop outsider and lockdown living-room star Murphy distils her disco expertise and musical idiosyncrasies in songs pulsing with dancefloor power

Alexis Petridis

24, Sep, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Róisín Murphy: ‘In my pregnancy I was fed like a goose being fattened up’
The singer-songwriter talks about her mum’s proper dinners, the horror of andouillette, and working on an empty stomach

John Hind

19, Sep, 2020 @4:00 PM

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Songs that make me misty-eyed: Róisín Murphy’s Irish playlist
The singer-songwriter, formerly of Moloko, picks songs from folk to rock and electronica that will transport you to Ireland

Antonia Wilson

07, May, 2020 @10:00 AM

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No fighting or ego biting! Homoelectric, Manchester's queer clubbing utopia
Founded in 1997, Homoelectric railed against the tacky scene in Manchester’s Gay Village with acid, techno and Italo disco. It has now scaled up to a 12,000-person festival, complete with unicorn drag queens

Gabriel Szatan

14, Nov, 2019 @10:19 AM

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Song of the summer 2019: our writers pick their favourite tracks
From Taylor Swift to Goldlink, Guardian critics highlight their favourite songs of the season

Eve Barlow, Dream McClinton, Adrian Horton, Benjamin Lee, Rob LeDonne, Laura Snapes, Ben Beaumont-Thomas , Harriet Gibsone, Lanre Bakare and Bryan Armen Graham

15, Jul, 2019 @1:35 PM

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