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Jimi Hendrix performs at the Royal Albert Hall in London in February 1969. Photograph: David Redfern/Redferns/Getty Images.

On the landing of Dave Tiger Taylor’s home in Crumlin, there is a European tour poster of a kind familiar to most rock fans. It’s a psychedelic repres(...)

On his fourteenth album as a Waterboy, Mike Scott claims to have channelled the influences of the Rolling Stones, Kate Bush, Sly Stone and Kendrick La(...)

Prince performing in LA in March 2005. Photograph:   Kevin Winter/Getty Images

Páirc Uí Chaoimh, July 7th, 1990 Dave Fanning IRELAND ‘S first taste of Prince Rogers-Nelson was as sweet, slick and sleazy as we’d been led to b(...)

You can see why Curtis Harding’s debut made such a splash in the US last year. Here’s a lad with the kind of superfly soul, rock, blues, gospel and(...)

Silk Rhodes: Silk Rhodes

Sasha Desree and Michael Collins know what it takes to make modern soul music zing. The debut album from the Baltimore singer and producer(...)

Top row: Rory Gallagher, Public Enemy and David Bowie; bottom row: John Coltrane, The Rolling Stones and Aretha Franklin. Photographs: Fin Costello/Redferns, Suzie Gibbons/Redferns, Richard E Aaron/Redferns, Gai Terrell/Redferns and Estate of Keith Morris/Redferns, all via Getty Images

Every minute of the day more than 100 hours of video is uploaded to YouTube. It’s an inventory that will include a huge swathe of this, that and th(...)

For Dan Snaith clubs remain places where magical things can happen

In some ways, Caribou’s new album is all down to Dan Snaith’s daughter. When the man who has been releasing records as Caribou (neé Manitoba) since(...)

Festival-goers in 2011. The suburban cosiness is so exhaustingly bland one longs for outbreaks of pestilence and mayhem. Photograph: Getty Images

Unless I’ve got this wrong, the Glastonbury Festival is currently taking place in a part of England famous for comical accents and cider with lumps in(...)