Rick Rubin

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This self-isolating age is ripe for nostalgia, so the eventual arrival of the sixth album from The Strokes with a very timely title is bound to have m(...)

The Strokes are back with a new album called The New Abnormal.

Julian Casablancas and Albert Hammond Jr are sitting at opposite ends of an overstuffed sofa in an upmarket London hotel, some weeks before the corona(...)

Adam Cohen arrives at the 2017 Juno Awards at Canadian Tire Centre in April 2017 in Ottawa, Canada. Photograph: Getty Images

As you join us, it’s several weeks before the release of Leonard Cohen’s Thanks for the Dance, a posthumous album culled from works begun during sessi(...)

The ghosts of poets that have recorded albums in a gasp of expectation only to suffer anticlimactic shrugs haunt us still. With notable exceptions (Li(...)

Golden but oldies: Dylan, Bowie, Madonna, Yoko Ono and Laurie Anderson

It’s good to have Madonna back. The world seems a weedier, less vital place without her. A whole generation has punctuated life-altering moments with (...)

Sharon Jones (centre) with the Dap-Kings

Sharon Jones died on November 18th, 2016 and the world became a few shades less funky. Jones had the kind of voice that could instantly warm your bloo(...)

Beige might be a more appropriate title for Angus and Julia Stone’s fourth album. The Australian siblings are known for their intimate folk-driven son(...)

There’s a whiff of the music industry not really knowing what to do with Jake Bugg. The 23-year-old Nottingham songwriter started well in 2012 with a (...)

Kate Tempest: “It’s very unusual for a woman to be taken seriously just at first glance. We’re much more used to kind of looking at rather than listening to what a woman has to say.” Photograph: David Stewart.

“For my whole life I’ve been condescended to, I’ve been underestimated, I’ve been dismissed. And that’s because of how I look, my agenda, the fact th(...)

Guns N’ Roses backstage at LA club Fender’s Ballroom in March 1986, five days before signing to Geffen. Photograph: Marc Carter

The people who work behind the scenes always have the best stories. In the case of Vicky Hamilton, she has put many of her stories about working as a(...)

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