Grammy Awards: struggling to stay relevant, can the show please anyone?
- February 10, 2019, 06:12
The Grammy Awards are supposed to be music’s biggest party. But in recent years the show has also become a piñata for critics, activists and even majo(...)
‘Electric Light’ by James Bay review: A solid progression
- May 18, 2018, 05:00
The long locks have been shorn, the trademark hat has been binned and the first single from James Bay’s second album was enough to have fans of the ro(...)
Insecure review: An urban reality and a daydream escape
- TV, Radio, Web
- August 3, 2017, 23:00
It takes a winning kind of confidence to play awkwardness so well. When Insecure (Sky Atlantic, Thursday, 10.35pm) began, based on Issa Rae’s web seri(...)
Has Tyler, the Creator come out on his new record?
- July 21, 2017, 05:00
Odd Future Wolf Gang Kill Them All could barely have scorched the Academy with any more heat if they’d doused the stage in kerosene and sparked up a m(...)
There are winners and losers in pop’s attention economy, but most acts fall into the latter category
- July 11, 2017, 15:00
With six months of the year gone, there are plenty of best-albums-of-the-year-so-far lists around to gauge the current lie of the land. Looking throug(...)