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STEFANIA SARUBBA talks to the co-founder of a new arts festival in London Fields celebrating every aspect of human creativity

The Islington band has released the video for Midnight Oil, a customised visual experience that generates different scenes depending how the viewer clicks.

The Golden Egg Love Fest runs at the Shacklewell Lane Mosque over the weekend of April 22 - 23, offering music, dance, spoken word, yoga, food and spirituality

This crowd-funded record puts BSP back in the frame – food for hearts, minds and feet

The punk-slash-folk group plays at The Garage in Highbury on April 8, collecting food and clothes for those in need

The Scottish band are left searching for past passion and power in their first record since 1998

George Brown started out busking. Now she’s launching her debut EP, following in the footsteps of her SoCal heroes, finds ZOE PASKETT

Featuring top fiddlers from Steeleye Span, Fairport Convention and Show of Hands, the folk rock outfit that has been likened to a group of geography teachers takes to the Chapel stage

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

Album review: Rag’n’Bone Man - Human

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

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”.

Top album picks for 2016

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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

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