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‘I go outside, feel miserable and come home burnt to a crisp’: the people who hate summer
It’s the breeziest, most laid-back season – or is it? For a sun-scorched minority, the warmest months of the year are an endurance test of forced jollity and unrealistic expectations

Michael Cragg

10, Aug, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Post your questions for Arab Strap
As they prepare to play this year’s Green Man festival, the duo are ready to answer your questions with their usual lugubrious candour

Michael Cragg

10, Aug, 2022 @5:52 AM

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Lamont Dozier, Motown songwriter, dies aged 81
As one third of Holland–Dozier–Holland, the Detroit musician was responsible for some of Motown’s biggest hits of the 1960s

Michael Cragg

09, Aug, 2022 @9:27 AM

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Post your questions for Slipknot’s Corey Taylor
As the metallers tour ahead of their seventh album, The End, So Far, we invite you to peer behind the mask and ask their singer anything

Michael Cragg

08, Aug, 2022 @7:27 AM

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Rapper Mystikal arrested on rape charges
The 51-year-old, real name Michael Tyler, had previously been jailed for sexual assault and domestic abuse

Michael Cragg

01, Aug, 2022 @3:39 PM

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Calvin Harris’s 20 greatest songs – ranked!
With his new album, Funk Wav Bounces Vol 2, out next week, we take a look through the Scottish producer’s hit-studded career

Michael Cragg

28, Jul, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Beyoncé returns with Renaissance: a play for the mainstream and a strike against perfectionism
The musician’s seventh album is seemingly shooting for cultural saturation while celebrating norm-defying musicians and workers

Michael Cragg

28, Jul, 2022 @9:13 AM

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Pulp to reform (again) for 2023 concerts
Jarvis Cocker confirmed the reunion and the Britpop legends have a list of potential dates and venues

Michael Cragg

26, Jul, 2022 @4:56 PM

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Driven to distraction: the best film, music, games and more to prepare for a road trip
From a coming-of-age tale in rural Mexico to zen thoughts on London’s streets, our critics get their cultural motors running

Michael Cragg, Sam Jordison, Alex Mistlin, Hollie Richardson and Keith Stuart

25, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Lady Gaga: The Chromatica Ball review – a spectacular show of high camp and insect cosplay
Gaga makes a strong claim for pop’s crown with a bombastically hit-stacked show that also creates an intimate human connection

Michael Cragg

22, Jul, 2022 @10:19 AM

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Song of the summer 2022: our writers pick their favourite tracks
From Beyoncé to Bad Bunny to Jungle, Guardian critics recommend their most played songs of the season

Kate Hutchinson, Ben Beaumont-Thomas, Rob LeDonne, Laura Snapes, Adrian Horton, Kyle Mullin, Tshepo Mokoena, Michael Cragg, Jim Farber, Benjamin Lee and Bryan Armen Graham

21, Jul, 2022 @5:27 AM

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The green-eyed monster: music, film and comedy about jealousy
From Beyoncé’s rage-fuelled anthem to Munch’s tortured portrait of his muse, our critics explore the art of jealousy

Alex Mistlin, Imogen Russell Williams, Brian Logan, Skye Sherwin and Michael Cragg

18, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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