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August music guide: 22 gigs and festivals to check out this month

July spoiled you with an array of live music and August continues in the same vein. Outside of the festival mania that you would usually expect, there are plenty of interesting gigs going on up and down the country for those not lucky enough to be spending their weekend in a muddy field. Here’s our round-up …

Gigs July 28, 2014

7 most iconic train stations in cinema

Magic, dancing and a stairway shootout have all taken place on film in iconic railway stations. (Some spoilers below) [Slumdog Millionaire] Cinema in a small space can be dramatic (see our list of inventive single location films), and there have been plenty of memorable movie moments on track-side platforms. With station namesake Paddington Bear appearing on cinema screens later this year, …

Film What's On July 10, 2014

Arctic Monkeys odds-on to make history at BRIT Awards

Arctic Monkeys are the bookies’ favourites to earn their place in the history books at the 34th BRIT Awards tonight, if they scoop the Best Group and Best Album awards. • Join us on Twitter for live updates and pop banter from 8pm [Will Alex Turner be celebrating tonight?] If successful, the Sheffield band will …

Music What's On February 19, 2014

One Direction top chart of most popular recording artists of 2013

In possibly the least surprising news you’ll read all week, One Direction have been revealed as the world’s most popular recording artist of 2013. [One Direction: they’re quite popular you know] The top 10, compiled by the IFPI, which promotes the international recording industry, takes into account music downloads, streaming and physical format sales. The …

Music What's On January 30, 2014

Daft Punk win big at the Grammys

Daft Punk and Macklemore & Ryan Lewis were the big winners at last night’s Grammys, which featured a special performance from former Beatles Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr. [Nile Rodgers, left, Paul Williams and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo of Daft Punk accept the award for album of the year for Random Access Memories] The French …

Music What's On January 27, 2014

Inside Llewyn Davis – film review

In a year littered with terrific films and eye-catching performances, one or two gems were always going to be short-changed at the Oscars. Few could have predicted that Joel and Ethan Coen, who won four golden statuettes for No Country For Old Men and Fargo, would be among those casualties – given that they were …

Culture Film January 24, 2014

Beyoncé surprises everyone with 14-track ‘visual album’

Declaring that she’s “bored” with the traditional way of releasing music, Beyoncé surprised her fans last night by posting her fifth solo album in full on iTunes. The 14-track “visual album” includes collaborations with Jay Z, Drake, Frank Ocean, Pharrell Williams, Timbaland, Michelle Williams, Kelly Rowland, Justin Timberlake, Nigerian author Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, and others. …

Music What's On December 13, 2013

DJ Earworm mixes the year in pop into one video – watch

How did pop music in 2013 sound? Or, more accurately, how did the most commercial music in the US sound? DJ Earworm (real name Jordan Roseman) provides the answer in an impressively mixed mash-up of some of the year’s biggest hits – watch the video below. [New Zealand pop teen Lorde features in the 2013 …

Music What's On December 5, 2013

5 best moments of the American Music Awards

Taylor Swift, Justin Timberlake and Rihanna were the big winners at this year’s American Music Awards, held last night at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Swift picked up four gongs, including Artist of the Year, while Timberlake scooped a hat-trick and Rihanna walked away with two, including the Icon Award. [Miley Cyrus with her …

Music What's On November 25, 2013

Inside Llewyn Davis – London Film Festival review

Film critic James Rocarols delivers his verdict on Inside Llewyn Davis, the new film from the Coen brothers, about a week in the life of a young singer in the Greenwich Village folk scene of 1961. A new film from the Coen brothers is always a boon for any film festival and Inside Llewyn Davis …

Culture Film October 19, 2013

Haim beat Justin Timberlake to album chart top spot

Sibling rockets Haim have pipped pop superstar Justin Timberlake to top this week’s album chart, with their debut Days Are Gone enjoying an end-of-week surge. Mid-week their LP was trailing Timberlake’s 20/20 Experience – 2 of 2 – but they ended up more than 2,100 copies ahead; denying the Sexy Back singer his fourth consecutive UK number …

Music What's On October 7, 2013

Justin Timberlake announces UK tour – details

Pop superstar Justin Timberlake has announced a five-date UK arena tour in Spring next year, taking in London, Glasgow, Manchester, Birmingham and Sheffield. The singer, whose new album The 20/20 Experience 2 of 2 is out today, will hit these shores between his US and European engagements. Following a seven-year gap in his solo music …

Gigs September 30, 2013

Charlotte Church – live review

Fiona Shepherd delivers her verdict on an intriguing show from a thoroughly reinvented Charlotte Church, at Oran Mor in Glasgow. [Charlotte Church performing live in 2012 – Photo: Getty] Daniel Radcliffe, Jodie Foster and Justin Timberlake may disagree – but the jump from child star to adult artist is tough to pull off. Charlotte Church’s …

Gigs September 23, 2013
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