Tobias Jesso Jr: owes his career to a series of fortuitous coincidences

Barely a minute of my phone conversation with Tobias Jesso Jr has elapsed before the wheels come off. I’ve just thanked him for taking the time out(...)

Mark Oliver Everett: able to find comedy in tragedy. Photograph: Rob Ball/WireImage
Review: Eels

****   When Mark Oliver Everett – that’s E to his fans – stood on this same stage last year, he and his band were wearing matching Ad(...)

Lykke Li: ‘The older you get, the more refined you become, and you can step into the light and become a real woman’

Lykke Li has had the blues and that’s okay with her. Without the melancholy and ennui that followed the break-up of a relationship, the Swedish sin(...)

Aaron Paul    and Brian Cranston in Breaking Bad

Remember that small-town girl living in a lonely world? She took the midnight train and was joined by the city boy. Their story, as we know, goes on a(...)