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Celebrity cemeteries and haunted libraries: how musician Lael Neale channels Hollywood’s dark side
The lo-fi indie singer-songwriter has always been attracted to the stranger side of Los Angeles. Now she is embedding the city’s eerie edges into her unearthly new album

Leonie Cooper

17, Apr, 2023 @10:00 AM

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Give it some welly: the 30 best UK music festivals still available to book
The summer’s big events sell out sooner every year but, whether you like gnarly moshpits, banging dance tents, kid-friendly jazz retreats or gastro entertainment, there’s still time to take your pick and get looking for your camping gear

Michael Cragg, Leonie Cooper, Michael Hann , Ammar Kalia and Jenessa Williams

01, Apr, 2023 @10:55 AM

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Jenny Slate on making a film with her ex-husband: ‘I wouldn’t suggest it!’
The standup stole scenes in Parks and Recreation and won plaudits for Obvious Child. Now she is stretching herself further with Oscar-nominated passion project Marcel the Shell With Shoes On

Leonie Cooper

10, Feb, 2023 @12:00 PM

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A Tennessee twist on Dickens: behind the scenes of Dolly Parton’s Christmas Carol
The country superstar has written a clutch of new songs for this Appalachian take on the festive classic. But will she drop by to see it?

Leonie Cooper

09, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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‘I popped the question. Of course she said yes – she was as wasted as I was’: the Glastonbury festival I’ll never forget
Billy Bragg, Joan Armatrading, Tim Jonze and Leonie Cooper reflect on their most magical days at Worthy Farm

Billy Bragg, Tim Jonze, Joan Armatrading interviewed by Leah Harper and Leonie Cooper

22, Jun, 2022 @2:53 PM

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Midlake: ‘A big part of getting back together was just missing our friends’
A ghostly vision in a dream prompted the Texan folk-rockers to return after a decade away. The result is their most daring album yet

Leonie Cooper

22, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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‘I need people to know I’m not a cartoon’: drag queen Le Gateau Chocolat’s fabulous rise
From Glyndebourne to the Globe, actor, opera singer and drag star Le Gateau Chocolat is a UK stage fixture – although not everywhere has been so welcoming

Leonie Cooper

09, Dec, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Gaby Hoffmann: ‘I really love my job, but I don’t want to do it that often’
Despite being a child actor and having her own sitcom at 12, the star of Transparent and new film C’mon C’mon is happiest out of the spotlight

Leonie Cooper

27, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Ladyhawke: ‘I feel lucky to be alive and making music’
Since we last heard from the synthpop star, she’s had a frightening brush with cancer and quit LA after a police shooting near her apartment. So how does she stay so upbeat?

Leonie Cooper

13, Nov, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Alt-J: ‘Feeling unsafe is something that’s quite foreign for men’
The British band’s singer, Joe Newman, on how the trauma that followed the murder of a friend’s sister led to their songs about dark subjects

Leonie Cooper

02, Nov, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Heartbreak and horror: eight of the best subversive beach scenes
Forget the Beach Boys, the most memorable depictions of the beach are strange and unsettling. Our writers head to the shore’s dark side

Leonie Cooper, Michael Cragg, Joel Golby, Jonathan Jones, Laura Snapes, Keith Stuart, Graeme Virtue & Kate Wyver

14, Aug, 2021 @9:00 AM

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This week’s new tracks: Wunderhorse, Josie Man, Digga D
This week we’ve got a Gen Z theme tune, a paean to unrequited Love Islander love, and a furious drill belter

Leonie Cooper

13, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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