In a world though where it increasingly feels as though artifice and career-goals have taken precedence over authenticity, her stock offers increasing value
French artist works piano and electronica into intriguing sculptures for third LP
Co-director of Hackney Showroom, Sam Curtis Lindsay, talks to Zoe Paskett about their second anniversary and a festival celebrating joyful protest
The California band continue to feather their pigeonhole with rusting ennui, lullaby-soft vocals and pretty, power-pop ditties – and if it ain’t broke...
Merely one album into her career, Jacklin applies poise and grace to her forlorn tunes
A short, searing but seductive set from British folk’s brightest star
Half-Irish, Catalonia-born singer Nuria Graham talks to GREG WETHERALL about her swift ascent in music and her gripes with using social media
Louise’s mother and charity Mentor bring together the Scarletinas, Tim Arnold and Bryn and Alfie from The Holloways to perform in her honour on Thursday
Salford band’s fifth continues to straddle post-punk and complex pop. Is it enough to make anyone care?
The year-long residency came after an online poll asked workers residents and students in Kings Cross to nominate a musician
Ben Bailey Smith aka Doc Brown talks to Zoe Paskett about music, success in comedy and why he doesn’t ever do TV panel shows
It’s clear that Anton and Erin Boag have been dancing together for 20 years. They have an easy rapport both in step and conversation that can fill the Barbican’s large main hall
The bear-sized Brightonian’s debut has awards-givers frothing at the mouth. Does it match such high hopes?
Lydia Gosnell from Woodberry Down talks about launching the album, playing for 24 hours in a row and raising £4,500 for a six foot recorder
Angie Rance and Luke Owen from folk group Patch and the Giant talk to ZOE PASKETT about releasing their album and being related to an old Hackney Mayor
A bag of fuzzy, grungy fun that leaves Menace Beach pointing in the right direction
Journalist, author and one third of Saint Etienne Bob Stanley talks about researching his forthcoming book and releasing a new album inspired by Brexit
Emeka Egbuonu’s third book is a novel about sisterhood. He talks to Zoe Paskett about getting into the mindset of the women in his life
Martyn Jacques of the Tiger Lillies recalls honing their unique sound ahead of their show at the Roundhouse, finds Zoe Paskett
Poised. finger-picked tranquillity and humbling talent from a lesser-known star of instrumental guitarmanship.
Richmix is playing host to this year’s “live music culture clash”.
Stephen Moore rounds up his favourite albums from 2016, including Radiohead, Michael Kiwanuka, Glass Animals and Bat for Lashes
Enter by January 19 for a chance to win one of 100 tickets to James Bay’s final show before he goes back to writing, while raising money for a good cause
Dark Vader from Star Wars themed band Galactic Empire tells ZOE PASKETT about the power of the Empire in arguably the most bizarre interview ever
It’s one of the UK’s iconic toilet venues for up-and-coming rock bands.
2 Become 1 ridicules the idea that all women fit into templates – posh, tomboyish, fierce, innocent – while also being a touching narrative on the importance of female friendships
Her December concerts unveil the “Christmas songs rejected by the Victorians for being too happy”
Blue Lab Beats are playing at the Jazz Cafe in Camden as part of Ronnie Scott’s week long pop-up residency
The creators of comedy musical 2 Become 1 based on tunes of 90s female pop stars talk to ZOE PASKETT about the Spice Girls and selling out at Edinburgh Fringe
Comedian Harry Shearer and singer Judith Owen talk to Zoe Paskett about meeting through Spinal Tap, embracing a sing-a-long, Donald Trump and making Christmas great again
Singer and broadcaster Aled Jones talks to Zoe Paskett about dueting with his younger self and loving a traditional Christmas ahead of his festive Barbican show
Farringdon “superclub” Fabric will reopen, it was confirmed this afternoon – but 18-year-olds will be banned.
Farringdon nightclub Fabric could this afternoon win the right to reopen at a last-minute appeal hearing.
Father and son Darren and Aaron Martyn talk to Zoe Paskett about one day filling the O2 and following in Justin Bieber’s footsteps
Honeyblood improve on their recipe of sharp-tongued, sure-footed and spiky rock
The EFG London Jazz Festival returns to venues across the capital, with upwards of 2,000 artists playing 300 gigs at more than 50 venues
Glenn Tilbrook talks to Zoe Paskett about his run in with David Cameron, the housing crisis and watching Black Mirror on the road
Joseph Arthur is performing at Oslo in Hackney just in time for the US Presidential election. His Campaign Song received backlash for bashing Donald Trump
Itch & Scratch theatre company present Best New Theatre, Great Night Out at the Hackney Showroom
Jim Kerr tells Zoe Paskett about the band’s love for David Bowie, going back to their roots and an acoustic gig with a kick
For one night at Hackney Empire, a variety show celebrates the world spectacular with acts that you’d never show the royal family
Listening to the album there’s no way to fully comprehend just how complex this music is, but seeing it in all its glory I’m bowled over by the musical skill of the three men in front of me.
Joan Wasser marks 10 years in showbiz with this cool, classy collaboration.
Ben Caplan talks to ZOE PASKETT about musical kinship, biblical themes and working with Fred Wesley
Ross Godfrey began as a third of Morcheeba on meeting Skye Edwards at a Hackney party. Now he’s half of Skye | Ross
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