Jessie Ware: when the going gets tough... the love keeps her going
- October 24, 2014, 02:00
There are two Jessie Wares. There’s the one who appears on her records, a woman making beautiful, sophisticated, vulnerable, soulful sounds and pro(...)
Friday: Ed Sheeran, Cyril Hahn and Hard Working Class Heros
- October 2, 2014, 00:00
IMPROV The Necks Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. Also Derry, Saturday and Belfast, Sunday Cult Australian improv trio The Necks have won(...)
Taking the temperature of the Mercury Music Prize . . . still tepid
- August 15, 2014, 00:00
It’s less than a month to go to the announcement of this year’s Mercury Music Prize shortlist, and Ladbrokes are first out of the traps with odds as t(...)
All by himself: Has Robin Thicke just released "one of the creepiest albums ever made"?
- July 18, 2014, 01:02
‘When you’re not busy objectifying women, making light of rape and justifying sexual violence, how do you like to relax?” This was a question p(...)
How the heck did Ed Sheeran become the most popular singer in the world?
- July 4, 2014, 00:00
Stephen Fry was once brilliantly described as “the stupid person’s idea of what an intelligent person is like”. If that is indeed the case, then Ed Sh(...)