Pop

A succession of predigested clichés

October 25, 2018 11:21 am

Bohemian Rhapsody reviewed

Lady Gaga is a revelation

October 4, 2018 6:30 am

A Star is Born reviewed

Thank God for the return of the generation gap in pop

August 9, 2018 7:23 am

Pop was invented for teenagers, and it’s wholly appropriate that it should have outposts that are completely remote to me.

Paul Simon says farewell with a daring and inventive show

July 19, 2018 12:47 pm

One of America's greatest songwriters enchants London

‘I think The Kinks could have found a better frontman’: Ray Davies interviewed

June 21, 2018 2:19 pm

For all his reputation as one of England’s defining pop songwriters, America was Davies’ inspiration, and it is to the subject of America that he has been drawn these past few years.

Musically, politically and culturally, Kanye West is uncontrollable and unignorable

June 7, 2018 12:30 pm

Kanye West is more than halfway in to the Rock’n’Roll Hall of Fame — if his politics don’t block the…