Ryan Adams

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Phil Spector defined the toxic music svengali – a figure that persists today
Spector, who has died aged 81, created a culture of cruelty that was seen by the music industry as a symptom of genius. It’s a scenario that has played out again and again

Laura Snapes

18, Jan, 2021 @4:03 PM

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Ryan Adams apologises for his 'mistreatment' of friends and colleagues
Adams offered no specific comment on the multiple allegations of abuse and harassment made against him, in a piece published in the Daily Mail

Laura Snapes

06, Jul, 2020 @11:30 AM

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Phoebe Bridgers: 'Aged 12 or 13 I was just like, I'm the next Bob Dylan'
The Californian indie rocker reflects on provocative lyrics, recent collaborations and what she now thinks of Ryan Adams

Killian Fox

14, Jun, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Jenny Lewis: ‘It’s scary to share this stuff, but it’s true’
She’s one of the world’s pre-eminent songwriters – but Lewis didn’t feel she could tackle the subject of her mother’s heroin addiction until now

Michael Hann

22, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Ryan Adams and the musical silencing of Mandy Moore
After marrying Adams, the This Is Us actor stopped releasing music completely. Now she’s making a comeback

Maura Johnston

01, Mar, 2019 @1:00 PM

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Ryan Adams cancels UK and Ireland tour
The tour – which was due to commence on 30 March – has been cancelled in the wake of allegations of sexual misconduct

Laura Snapes

01, Mar, 2019 @10:33 AM

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'I don't see how the tour is tenable': the fans boycotting Ryan Adams
The musician is under criminal investigation for his conduct, yet has made no moves to cancel his UK tour - leaving angry fans with tickets they can’t sell, or even return

Michael Hann

28, Feb, 2019 @4:49 PM

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Musicians voice concern over Ryan Adams' abuse allegations
Adams’ guitarist Todd Wisenbaker is one of a number of musicians to condemn the singer-songwriter, who has said accusations of abuse and harassment are ‘inaccurate’

Steph Harmon

20, Feb, 2019 @6:21 PM

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Sensitive facade, feminist credentials, soulful lyrics… but what lies beneath? | Barbara Ellen
My music journalism past suggests that a #MeToo moment in rock is long overdue

Barbara Ellen

17, Feb, 2019 @5:59 AM

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Calls to ban the Saudi 'wife-tracking' app could be counterproductive | Arwa Mahdawi
While Absher is awful, having it removed will further restrict women. Let’s not let politicians off the hook for their complicity in how Saudi women are treated

Arwa Mahdawi

16, Feb, 2019 @2:00 PM

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FBI investigating Ryan Adams' explicit texts to underage fan
The bureau’s Crimes Against Children Squad has taken first steps to open criminal investigation into Adams’ sexually explicit messages with a teenage girl

Laura Snapes

15, Feb, 2019 @10:48 AM

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The Ryan Adams allegations are the tip of an indie-music iceberg | Laura Snapes
So-called alternative musicians pride themselves on being more enlightened than their rock counterparts, but in my years of writing about them, I have found no end of ‘beta male misogyny’

Laura Snapes

14, Feb, 2019 @5:07 PM

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