Jose Gonzalez

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And baby came too: Mini festival goer at last year’s Electric Picnic. Photograph: Dave Meehan

I’ve always thought children at music festivals represent the worst of every possible world: a three-day whingefest for the children; an expensive, mu(...)

Roman Torres takes a picture with Panama fans after his side secured World Cup qualification. Photograph: Rodrigo Arangua/AFP/Getty

Panama (1000-1) Who are they? For years Panama’s most famous sporting son has been the great Roberto Duran, but now one of boxing’s Four Kings has a(...)

Beijing Guoan: Workers’ Stadium, the club’s ground. Photograph: Sino/Getty

In the elegant Chao Hotel on the hippest side of Beijing’s Sanlitun district, decorated with the bleached woods and downlighting of a contemporary art(...)

Former Donegal senior football manager Jim McGuinness has accepted a position as assistant coach with Chinese club Beijing Sinobo Guoan. He was offer(...)

The Chemical Brothers turn Marlay Park into a heaving, strobe-filled big-beat marathon. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

“Look at that queue, it’s like a Greek ATM.” It’s not clear if the young man in the vest and straw hat is aware he’s just rattled off a classic, but (...)

London producer James Mathé’s way with melancholy continues to serve him well. It also finds him following an increasingly interesting pa(...)

Jose Gonzalez by Malin Johanssen

It’s been more than a decade since José González’s discreet world-beating cover of The Knife’s Heartbeats, but the Swede’s modus operandi hasn’t ch(...)

You know the drill by now: it will be a young female singer and the song will be a cover version of an already big-selling hit. There’ll be a syrupy s(...)

He’s a former member of José González’s backing band who released his first album on cult Scottish folk label Fence. You might have James Mathé (ak(...)