Patti Smith: 'I feel the unrest of the world in the pit of my stomach'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Interview Kate Kellaway Observer New Review Q&A Patti Smith Interview Patti Smith: ’I feel the unrest of the world in the pit of my stomach’ Kate Kellaway The rock Läs mer…

Unholy row as leading London church axes musicians, 'using Covid as a cover'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; The Observer UK news St Martin-in-the-Fields jettisons ensembles to focus on in-house provision at a time when freelance performers ‘on their knees’ The choir of St Martin in the Läs mer…

Medical experts v anti-vaxxers: the Covid-19 information battle

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; On one side is the “anti-vax” movement, a constellation of groupings drawn from across the ideological spectrum, far-right opportunists and celebrities including the former Stone Roses frontman Ian Brown. Läs mer…

'Colourful, vibrant, sensual!' Stars on Jimi Hendrix, 50 years gone

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; ’Colourful, vibrant, sensual!’ Stars on Jimi Hendrix, 50 years gone Jimi Hendrix at the Fillmore West, San Francisco, February 1968. Photograph: Baron Wolman/Iconic Images In awe of everything from Läs mer…

Van Morrison criticises 'fascist bullies' in anti-lockdown Covid songs

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Van Morrison Songwriter uses new material to condemn UK government, celebrities and ‘Imperial College scientists’ Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Van Morrison performing at the Läs mer…

Alicia Keys: 'I was supposed to end up a prostitute or addicted to drugs'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; My songbook Alicia Keys: ’I was supposed to end up a prostitute or addicted to drugs’ Alicia Keys: ‘I’ve definitely never been somebody where money defined me.’ Photograph: Milan Läs mer…

Laura Veirs on surviving her divorce: 'My life is strangely awesome'

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; In 2018, as her marriage fell apart, Laura Veirs cried and biked all over Portland. “I called myself the crying cyclist,” she says. It was a new, impetuous hobby Läs mer…

Stormzy’s game face: grime artist goes digital for latest hit

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Stormzy Rapper films music video for latest single set entirely inside a video game Stormzy, the game version. He stars as himself in the game Watch Dogs: Legion. Photograph: Läs mer…

Scammers target UK music festivals forced online by coronavirus

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Facebook phishing schemes charge fans to view events’ free live streams Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Festivals across the UK have been hit by internet Läs mer…

Napster sold to London startup MelodyVR in surprise $70m deal

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; A British music tech startup has struck a surprise $70m (£53m) deal to buy Napster, one of the pioneers of the music streaming revolution. MelodyVR, which films and streams Läs mer…

No Straight Roads review – a musical journey riddled with potholes

Detta inlägg post publicerades ursprungligen på denna sida this site ; Musical adventure No Straight Roads certainly got my foot tapping, albeit more due to frustration than the game’s admittedly catchy tunes. Set in the music-obsessed metropolis of Vinyl City, Läs mer…