April 20 2014 Latest news:
Like Howie B, Paolo Nutini is another Scotsman who’s spent half a decade perfecting his next release, and by this evidence, patience is a virtue.
Heralded as one of the lynchpins of the ‘90s trip-hop scene, Howie B has always treated genre as a fluid concept, but even by his standards Down with the Dawn is a diverse affair.
A surprising - and welcome - debut that spits out grunge, pop and electro cuts with beguiling confidence.
The latest salvo from the unlikely heroes of stately and understated English songwriting.
Like many of its north London neighbours, Belsize Park hides a sleazy history beneath its prestigious, modern veneer.
Barry ‘The Baker’ Auguste was the roadie for punk rockers The Clash. Here, he recalls the band’s formative years in Chalk Farm.
Don’t expect another slice of The English Riviera’s slick electro-pop from Joseph Mount et al. Awkward, inward... lovable?
Third outing for the girl who clearly wants - and arguably deserves - more than Motown re-rubs and peppy wronged-woman rants. Maybe next time?
Propulsive beats and surreal, attention-grabbing electro makes for a record that punches above it weight.
Josh Mease’s introspective, ambient pop proves there’s more to Lapland than reindeer and a bearded jolly man.
A photo of Pauline Black taken in 1980 shows her with fellow punk/ska sisters Debbie Harry, The Slits’ Viv Albertine, Siouxsie Sioux, Chrissie Hynde and Poly Styrene of X-Ray Spex – their confident gazes as uncompromising as their outfits.
More tape-deck recordings and song scraps obscure a smattering of minor gems from the Ohio veterans.
The former Smiths frontman’s third LP from the early ’90s gets remastered - and kicks harder.
‘These are different days we’re living in, man. The whole music industry is undergoing such a transformation and so many people haven’t got their heads around the reality of the situation. It’s worked to my benefit totally because I am that man who says what he thinks.”
Twenty-six children were left without a primary school place for September after Camden Council made its allocations today.
A Hampstead auction house was abuzz with excitement as a furious bidding war saw a prized lot sell for 10 times its estimate.
Friends, family and figures from across the literary world gathered to pay tribute to West Hampstead resident and Nobel Prize-winning author Doris Lessing today.
David Attenborough introduces you to his favourite extinct creatures as they come alive on one magical night in London’s Natural History Museum.