David Bowie at Slane Castle on July 13th, 1987. Photograph: Dermot O’Shea / The Irish Times

David Bowie’s live performances were something to behold and it’s said that the singer, who passed away at the age of 69 on Sunday evening, had a cer(...)

Holly Herndon’s experimentation is something to behold. The Tennessee-born electronic music composer, vocalist and academic has the agility to(...)

Lou Reed on stage during the Analog festival in Dublin in 2008. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Lou Reed’s estate is worth $20.3 million and is bequeathed to his wife - musician Laurie Anderson - and his sister.Reed’s executors valued musical ri(...)

Merrill Garbus has a request before the interview begins. “I’ve been speaking very slowly all morning so I can be heard and understood clearly, so is (...)

Anna Odell: prepare to watch through your fingers

Blurring the boundaries between documentary and fiction is hardly a novel notion. But this genre-defying drama from debuting director Anna Odel(...)

Lou Reed performing during Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series  in New York, in  2010. Reed, best known for his work with The Velvet Underground and for songs including Perfect Day and Walk on the Wild Side, died on Sunday aged 71. Photograph: Chad Batka/The New York Times

Lou Reed, one of rock music’s most influential alternative music figures, died yesterday at the age of 71. The cause of death has not yet been release(...)

Lou Reed

Lou Reed, influential rock musician and founder member of The Velvet Underground, has died aged 71.His literary agent, Andrew Wylie, confirmed that he(...)

Jeremy Renner (left) in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters

What do the following couples have in common: The troubled young bartender from Leeds who shares a dingy flat and a dreadful history with her junk foo(...)