Brian Eno

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Pete Townshend: ‘In Ireland, you go to pubs and you see not just good musicians playing together, but supremely good musicians playing together, and it’s a shock that they’re not making millions of quid filling Wembley Stadium.’ Photograph: Terry McGough

“Phil Lynott was a good friend, but he was a heroin addict when I knew him,” Pete Townshend recalls. “He reminded me a lot of Jimi Hendrix, who, in th(...)

Photograph: Alan Place

BLINDBOY BOATCLUB – PODCASTER, AUTHOR AND HALF OF THE RUBBERBANDITS – TALKS POLITICS, ANONYMITY, HIS NEW BOOK AND ANGRY MEN WITH PATRICK FREYNE (...)

Bronagh Gallagher. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

THE ACTOR AND SINGER ON BREXIT AND IRISHNESS, GROWING UP IN THE CREGGAN, FILMING WITH QUENTIN TARANTINO, AND THE TRIALS OF BEING FAMOUS  Th(...)

‘I feel like I’ve been in denial of the fact that when I write my best, it’s usually when something terrible has happened.’

It’s 3pm in Asheville, North Carolina, and Angel Olsen is sipping on apricot brandy. “It’s been a long day already,” she laments, adding that she desp(...)

Samantha Power in Co Kerry. Photograph: Stephen Kelleghan

SAMANTHA POWER’S NEW MEMOIR TRACES HER JOURNEY FROM IRISH IMMIGRANT TO WAR CORRESPONDENT TO US AMBASSADOR TO THE UN. SHE TALKS ABOUT HER TRAUMATIC (...)

John Godfrey: “So, really, the primary, core thinking behind quiet music is that this is a music you choose to engage with, and if you don’t want to it’s not going to shout at you.”

John Godfrey arrived at the University of York as what he calls “a very strait-laced classical musician”. Wilfrid Mellers was still in charge of the(...)

Roxy Music fans – particularly of the group’s first five era/style defining albums of the early-mid ’70s – view Diamond Head as a lost gem. The band’(...)

The Walkman: when people first consumed entertainment in their own cocooned space. Photograph: iStock

We still haven’t settled on the plural. This is probably a column about Walkmen. Then again it may be a column about Walkmans. There is no entry in Th(...)

Madonna: the singer has entered a culture war about what pro-Palestinian advocates refer to as ‘apartheid Israel’

It’s not a scene you’ll see in Bohemian Rhapsody, but in 1985 Queen defied a UN ban and played a series of South African concerts in Sun City, the apa(...)

Madonna: she will reach more than 180 million viewers when she takes to the stage in Tel Aviv on May 18th. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Pop superstar Madonna will perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel next month. The singer is expected to take to the stage in Tel Aviv on May(...)

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