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On my radar: Jehnny Beth’s cultural highlights
The Savages frontwoman and actor on her admiration for Cillian Murphy, why she was thrilled by Sex Education and how boxing has kept her body and soul together

Kathryn Bromwich

26, Mar, 2022 @3:00 PM

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Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth: Utopian Ashes review – a welcome surprise
The Primal Scream frontman trades brashness for contemplation in this rewarding collaboration with the former Savages singer

Phil Mongredien

27, Jun, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Jehnny Beth: To Love Is to Live review – intense and provocative
The Savages frontwoman goes solo with an accompanying erotic short story collection

Kitty Empire

14, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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Jehnny Beth: To Love Is to Live review – solo Savage defiant and intimate
Moving between vulnerability and aggression, Beth’s solo album contains multitudes, from sex to cinematic washes, ballads to thrash, released with a collection of erotic stories

Aimee Cliff

12, Jun, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Jehnny Beth of Savages: 'Sex is a wonderful way to test yourself'
The confrontational singer explores her fears and self-doubt on a solo album and in a collection of erotic fiction. She talks about learning to show her caring side – and finding cannibalism ‘horny’

Laura Snapes

14, Feb, 2020 @6:00 AM

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'I made excuses': music industry frets over becoming carbon neutral
Coldplay and Massive Attack have pledged more environmentally sound tours this week – but given the financial and artistic importance of touring, the industry faces tough challenges

Lowri Ellcock

29, Nov, 2019 @12:41 PM

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‘Life goes on – try dancing’: our writers’ favourite music moments of 2016
From the loss of friends and family to the celebration of marriage and parenthood, our writers recall the times when music hit home this year

Michael Hann, Tim Jonze, Laura Barton, Alexis Petridis, Harriet Gibsone, Dave Simpson, Rachel Aroesti, Dorian Lynskey and Priya Elan

29, Dec, 2016 @2:00 PM

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Suicide's Dream Baby Dream – the unlikely anthem of 2016
It has been covered by Bruce Springsteen and Arcade Fire, and soundtracks American Honey and new Adam Curtis documentary HyperNormalisation - but is it a song of hope or despair?

Alexandra Pollard

30, Oct, 2016 @3:00 PM

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Leeds festival review – top marks for Red Hot Chili Peppers at post-GCSE blowout
Bramham Park, Leeds
The headliners’ two-hour set inspires multi-generational singalongs while Fall Out Boy and Eagles of Death Metal deliver David Bowie tributes

Dave Simpson

29, Aug, 2016 @1:14 PM

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The 2016 Mercury prize shortlist: hear the albums – and see what our critics thought of them
Read what we said about this year’s 12 Hyundai Mercury prize-shortlisted albums – from Anonhi to the 1975 – and listen to them in full. And let us know what the judges have missed …

Guardian music

04, Aug, 2016 @1:47 PM

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David Bowie heads Mercury shortlist with his final album, Blackstar
The singer, who died in January, appears on a list that also recognises the resurgence of UK grime by including Skepta and Kano

Hannah Ellis-Petersen

04, Aug, 2016 @10:11 AM

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Pitchfork festival review – jazz, psychedelia and humping clowns
Reflecting the way discerning listeners are becoming ever more eclectic, the festival laid on a bewildering variety of bands from Savages to Sun Ra Arkestra

Mark Guarino

18, Jul, 2016 @4:03 PM

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