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Beabadoobee Fake It Flowers review

Beabadoobee – ‘Fake It Flowers’ review: a special coming-of-age album

Like many burgeoning pop stars with a thriving Instagram following, Bea Kristi has had to do much of...
Crowd shot

A third of musicians are considering quitting music – but it won’t be the...

Back in 2018, a paper put together by the Universities of Edinburgh and Sheffield, not-so-encouragingly entitled ‘Panic!’, aimed to focus a microscope on the...
Miley Cyrus

45s of the week: Miley Cyrus, Laurel, Poppy and more

Miley Cyrus – 'Midnight Sky' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aS1no1myeTM When Miley popped up at Glastonbury last year, leathered, wet-looked and covering Led Zeppelin, there was a general assumption that...
The Strokes

We’ve ranked every Strokes song from worst to best

1. 2. 3. 5. 4. And now 6 goes between 3 and 5. I'm no mathematician, but if you'd asked me previously, then the...
Christine and the Queens

45s of the week: Kanye West, Christine & The Queens, Glass Animals and more

Kanye West – 'Wash Us In The Blood' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h0U2QUGKbSE When Kanye's name starts flashing up in your news feed, you never really know what's going to...
Socially distanced gigs

Socially-distanced gigs can get in the bin

Sometimes, it's better to just be patient.
No Rome

45s of the week: Celeste, No Rome, Orville Peck and more

Lady Gaga feat BLACKPINK – 'Sour Candy' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnPn6At3v28 She's hard on the outside but soft on the inside, like a very expensive human Skittle, and Lady...
Lady Gaga Rain On Me

Ranking the rain dances: who will take the soggy crown?

Ever since that bit in Flashdance when Jennifer Beals gets doused in water mid-way through an oh-so-raunchy chair dance (the chair, of course, being...