Tommy Hilfiger  with models backstage at his show  during New York Fashion Week: The Shows at Park Avenue Armory. Photograph: Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tommy Hilfiger

The lobby of my fancy New York hotel is filled with fashionable people staring at their phones. They are largely dressed in black and have studious e(...)

Executive director of Britain Stronger in Europe Will Straw’s  arguments focused mainly on the risks to Britain’s economy and national security of leaving the EU, and on the failure of the Leave campaign to paint a plausible picture of life outside the EU. Photograph: Toby Melville/PA Wire

Arron Banks and Will Straw were a study in contrasts on Thursday morning as the co-founder of Leave.EU and the executive director of Britain Stronger (...)

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2016 is already shaping up to be a bumper year for albums, as top-level pop stars and rock bands get their respective fingers out and tussle for the (...)

Fredrik Eklund is a young Swede living the American Dream. Having arrived from Europe just over 10 years ago with “nothing but a worn out pair of snea(...)

Stacy Barthe’s credentials have resided in the footnotes. The songwriter’s work for Rihanna, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Miley Cyrus, Bran(...)

James Holden: his latest album, The Inheritors, is a swirling mass of disruptive beats and unruly modular synthesisers wrapped in a pagan aesthetic

James Holden has taken a winding, idiosyncratic path in his nearly 20 years of making music. His earliest releases appeared at the end of the 1990s(...)

Halpin hand: Katy Perry at Super Bowl XLIX. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty

February 1st was a good day for quite a few people who happened to find themselves in Arizona. It was a good day for fans of the New England Patriots,(...)

Andy Quirke as Damo (left) and Ivor

Picture a handful of Ireland’s most famous comic talents, and it’s likely the name Andy Quirke doesn’t immediately come to mind. Yet to the Instagr(...)

Dancefloor honesty: Adore Delano

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SoundCloud is the ubiquitous wild child of the digital music world. Without paying artists or record companies, it lets people freely upload and strea(...)