Róisín Murphy

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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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All Points East review – blockbuster festival makes a muted return
Standout sets from the Chemical Brothers and Christine and the Queens salvage an opening weekend marred by sound issues

Hannah J Davies

27, May, 2019 @11:05 AM

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‘The British music industry needs to update’: Paloma Faith, Nao, Sleaford Mods and others on 2018’s music controversies
Artists including Kojey Radical, Let’s Eat Grandma and Róisín Murphy discuss the year’s biggest stories, from Childish Gambino’s This Is America to the rise of K-pop and Jessie J’s success in China

Alexis Petridis

07, Dec, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Róisín Murphy: ‘Realising I’d become a gay icon felt like home’
The singer, 45, tells Candice Pires about sobriety, motherhood, not being cool or famous and blagging it at Irish dancing

Candice Pires

28, Jul, 2018 @1:00 PM

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Róisín Murphy: 'Pop’s about putting across the primitive parts of yourself'
The former Moloko singer on the freedom and heartbreak that inspired her favourite tracks from her back catalogue

Jude Rogers Photograph: Alecsandra Raluca Dragoi for the Guardian

21, Jun, 2018 @3:06 PM

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Readers recommend playlist: songs about fathers and daughters
Artists reflecting on the relationship – from both angles – include Madonna, Beyonce, Stevie Wonder and Four Tet

Paul Hayes

14, Jun, 2018 @11:00 AM

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