Kevin Rowland, decades after Dexys, is still running
The show must go on
Parents will be listening to Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s degrading song ‘WAP’ with their children
Resistance: A Songwriter’s Story of Hope, Courage and Change by Tori Amos reviewed
There are real flashes of genius in albums such as One Nite Alone...
The Ramones were paying tribute to Paul McCartney, who used the pseudonym ‘Paul Ramon’ when checking into hotels
Recreating the feel of a festival from your sofa — complete with terrible sightlines and not enough actual music — is disconcertingly easy
My tip for maximum pleasure is to avoid the rockumentaries about musicians you are interested in
The Kinks: Songs of the Semi-Detached by Mark Doyle reviewed
Our rock critic has made an album with R.E.M.’s Peter Buck. Here he explains how...
Kraftwerk: Future Music from Germany by Uwe Schütte reviewed
I’m voting for Flavor Flav
The guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend talks to Sam Leith about madness, sleep bubbles and his new novel
Where is the bravery in saying exactly what your industry wants you to say?
By 1969, Churchill was dead and the Kinks, as an album group, were toast
Natalie Cole had an instant pocket pop career. Her family, she said, were like ‘the black Kennedys’; and look how the Kennedys turned out
Conservatives and the Clash, 40 years on
I’ll Be Your Mirror: The Collected Lyrics by Lou Reed reviewed
Raising the goblet of rock
Obesity isn’t woke. It’s a death sentence
Life inside the rapper’s low-income housing units
Mobs attack IKEA, demanding refunds
A$AP Rocky needs help, so of course the celebrity-addicted president is stepping in
Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese reviewed