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Sounding it out: Listening to white noise put my life back on track

Megan Nolan was searching for a way to switch off the stresses of modern life. Then she discovered white noise. Here, she charts how the flat frequencies helped her cope Late last year Spotify presented me with my Top 100 most listened to tracks of 2018 and, as ever when Im presented with some unknown […]

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Rihanna mobbed in Paris: Dennis Leupold’s best photograph

A huge crowd surrounded the car. It was quite eerie, almost scary. Even for her that moment was crazy Rihannas French fans are wild. They love her so much and they run for several blocks behind her car when shes travelling through the city. This shot was taken at Diamonds world tour in 2013 she […]

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Diana Ross to play ‘legends’ slot at Glastonbury 2020

Former Supreme will make first appearance at the festival in Sunday teatime slot Diana Ross will play the Sunday afternoon legends slot at Glastonbury 2020, her first performance at the festival. To all my fans across the world, this is my tribute to you, Ross said. Every concert feels like a private party, I can […]

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Nick Cave on PJ Harvey break-up: ‘I was so surprised I almost dropped my syringe’

Cave tells fan on on his website The Red Hand Files, I suspected that drugs might have been a problem between us The Boatmans Call has long been considered one of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds most confessional records, written around the time of Caves break-up with English musician PJ Harvey. But while its […]

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50 Cent: Starz show Power snubbed by Emmys for racial reasons

Rapper and executive producer of successful series says its not the first time his work has been overlooked The rapper and producer 50 Cent has said he thinks Power being overlooked by the Emmys over the years was racially motivated, despite the success of the popular Starz series that has a prominently black cast. I […]

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Sign of the grimes: Stormzy’s Glastonbury interpreter on how to translate rap

After a video of Tara Asher doing a British Sign Language version of Stormzys headline set went viral, the festivals interpreters for deaf fans reveal their secrets Between the many scene-stealing moments that have been shared from For Asher, who also interpreted Stormzy at Glastonbury in 2017, it was just another nights work. Theres not […]

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Lil Xan Faces Potential Assault Charge for Pulling a Gun During an Argument About Tupac

Lil Xan is being investigated by the Los Angeles Police Department for assault with a deadly weapon after pulling out a gun during an altercation at a 7/11 in downtown L.A. According to Noah Cyrus last fall, was approached by a stranger who began taunting him around 10 p.m. on Friday, June 7th. In a […]

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Amazing Grace: the story behind the electrifying Aretha Franklin movie

The late singers niece and the films producer talk about the process of bringing a defining 1972 performance to the big screen In Aretha Franklins revelatory concert film Amazing Grace, she barely speaks a word. Aside from one muffled request for water and a hushed discussion with her musical director, theres not a peep out […]

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Sigur Rs drummer quits band following rape allegations

Orri Pll Drason accused of sexually assaulting fan while she was asleep Orri Pll Drason, drummer with Icelandic post-rock band in an Instagram post, and said it involved being penetrated without my consent during a deep slumber after falling asleep in the same bed; the pair had met at a club in Los Angeles. It […]

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Colin Lane’s best photograph: the cover of the Strokes’ Is This It

The day the album came out, theres a photo of me grinning in front of a rack of them in Virgin Records. I think my ex-girlfriend was pleased too. Ive never revealed her identity It was late 1999 or 2000. I had spent the day on a fashion shoot, and my apartment was littered with […]

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