Tim Gane and Laetitia Sadier pick their favourite tracks and reflect on two decades of pioneering electropop
Inspired by punk’s energy, the new wave of British heavy metal helped put the ‘snot and piss’ back into rock music. Forty years on, its leading players tell the story
This brought back some memories. The comments are terrible as usual. There is literally no subject that grown men won’t moan about on The Guardian (or elsewhere for that matter).
For more than a year, the Observer writer has been probing a darkness at the heart of Silicon Valley. Last week, at a TED talk that became a global viral sensation, she told the tech billionaires they had broken democracy. What happened next?
With widdly-woo guitars and albums about mythic priests, Rush became the biggest cult band in North America. Frontman Geddy Lee picks out his favourite songs from their back catalogue
I take issue with “widdly-woo” but a good article/read.
In which a hero of the English counterculture embraces the hedonistic disco of Chic, and plays a blinder
An old article that I missed. One of my favourite cover versions.
Here is a treat and a delight: this lovely film from Finnish director Juho Kuosmanen is a gentle, shrewd, somehow mysterious love story, based on real life, beautifully photographed in luminous black-and-white and drawing inspiration from Scorsese and Truffaut.