The great unwashed washed.

Did you hear that shot ring out over Electric Picnic in the early hours of Sunday morning? It’s rumoured festival organisers called in a vet to examin(...)

Best beard of Electric Picnic 2014: Sean O’Reilly from Donaghmede in Co Dublin 1:45

Best bands Portishead were sublime: in between the snap and the hiss, the cackle and crackle of the music, Beth Gibbons turned, sighed and lam(...)

There are few acts on next weekend’s Electric Picnic bill as suited to the festival’s off-stage attractions as Kelis Rogers. Given the festival’s p(...)

tUnE-yArDs: Nikki Nack
  • Music
  • May 9, 2014, 00:00

Merrill Garbus begins her third album by relating an imagined conversation with a stranger: “I tried to tell him all the reasons that I had to neve(...)

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 (...)