Tigran Hamasayan: “The tour was our way of saying that this music is still alive in Armenia and we’re bringing it back to its origins. People have been waiting for me to play in Turkey for a long time”

God, it is said, works in mysterious ways. Tigran Hamasyan certainly thinks so. In October last year, during the recording of the pianist’s latest alb(...)

Top row: Rory Gallagher, Public Enemy and David Bowie; bottom row: John Coltrane, The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin. Photographs: Fin Costello/Redferns, Suzie Gibbons/Redferns, Richard E Aaron/Redferns, Gai Terrell/Redferns and Estate of Keith Morris/Redferns, all via Getty Images

Every minute of the day more than 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. It’s an inventory that will include a huge swathe of this, that and th(...)