‘Okay, I’ll admit it… I’m jealous of people with Spotify Wrapped’
Apple Music just isn’t the same...
Apple Music just isn’t the same...
For once, a politician has put people over profit....
As matinee gigs see a resurgence across the UK, we take a look at the appeal of these daytime shows. With artists such as S Club 7, Royal Blood, Annie Mac and Rick Astley on board, could this be the dawn of a new live music era?
Nostalgia sells, and reunion tours are cashing in. We examine the complex interplay between nostalgia, escapism, and the desire to recapture our past, all set to a familiar soundtrack.
FKA Twigs has announced she won’t officially release her new album after it leaks online. Should we think twice before streaming leaked music?
Famous philanthropists EasyGroup (the brand owners of EasyJet) are suing Easy Life over their name. Alexandra Haddow explores what this means for the battle over band names.
With Protea, Kota the Friend is back with an upbeat rap album that sounds as good as it feels, but lacks the consistency or focus to elevate it beyond ‘vibes’.
Among the many commendable moments this year’s Glastonbury festival provided, Rina Sawayama’s callout during her Saturday night set – aimed at a certain frontman – was the most admirable of the lot, writes Laviea Thomas.
With the release of Asteroid City this week, Kate Padley asks, has Wes Anderson out-Wes-Andersoned himself?
With Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse swinging into cinemas this weekend, isn’t it about time we gave this multiverse stuff up for good?
Streamers are up in arms at the new Draft Media Bill’s threat to put them under OFCOM’s remit, but isn’t this one change that’s long overdue?
With the release of The Little Mermaid, we ask the question on everyone’s mind: do we actually need these live-action remakes?
With all the good records gone, the Guinness World Records have become a cash grab, eroding the authority of their name, and turning what should be a celebration of human achievement into an exercise in corporate greed - or, in some cases, worse.
Rory Doherty explores how Jonathan Glazer and Steve McQueen explore the horrors of the Nazi regime and the rise of fascism in Britain.
Examining the rise of film adaptations as musicals and their implications on modern attitudes towards art, culture, and entertainment.
Paper straws continue to plague society, heralded as a “green” product when they are simply greener than their plastic predecessor. Instead of comparing the two, it’s time to shift the needle towards outlawing single-use straws altogether, recognising them as the infantalising and superfluous scourge that they are.
There is a new journalistic form sweeping across Britain. It is known simply as the “Compo Face”, and it's equally horrendous as it is glorious.
This week, footage emerged of American sex offender Nicholas Alahverdian (also known as Nicholas Rossi) putting on a comically bad performance as a British and Irish man named Arthur Knight - at least it might be funny, if he wasn’t, you know, a convicted sex offender, domestic abuser and alleged rapist.
A new study reveals that non-smokers outperformed smokers on dating apps. Is smoking sexy, or is the appeal gone for good?
Amidst the confusion over how to best harness the powers of artificial intelligence, this week has provided one clear example over how not to use the technology.
We imagine a dystopian musical world of the future, as industry experts warn of the danger posed by AI if not handled with sufficient care.
With the hunt for a new 007 in full swing, Ciaran McGhee argues James Bond should stay in the present instead of returning to the 60s.