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Reclaiming Amy review: The agony of seeing addiction close up

Ten years since she died, Amy Winehouse’s family discuss how they remember the prodigious talent

Music

Dave - We’re All Alone in This Together review: simply our best rapper

The second album from Mercury Prize winner Dave is another masterpiece

UK

Amy Winehouse remembered on 10th anniversary of her death

The beloved soul singer has been the subject of documentaries marking the milestone

Music

Get to know the Mercury Music Prize 2021 nominees

A knockout lineup this year is worth spending time with

Music

All the major UK festivals that have confirmed line-ups for 2021

With all eyes on July 19, these are the festivals that still hope to go ahead in 2021

Opera

The Cunning Little Vixen at Opera Holland Park review: a naïve delight

This family-friendly production of Janácek’s celebration of nature is perfect for London’s greenest opera house

Music

Celeste at Union Chapel review: A spectacularly effortless voice

Never does it seem like the Brighton-raised artist is anything other than totally in control

Music

Spitalfields Festival: Never to Forget, opening concert review

Our critic’s first live concert since lockdown with work by Howard Goodall and Errollyn Wallen didn’t disappoint

Music

Bobby Gillespie and Jehnny Beth - Utopian Ashes: A little low-key

Although they eschew familiar tropes, both artists have made more gripping work than this before

Music

Laura Mvula - Pink Noise review: 80s-inspired, but excitingly new

Creating music like this that doesn’t sound like pastiche is easier said than done

Music

Saxophone star Jess Gillam on how music can change lives post-pandemic

The musician, presenter and youth advocate explains why the arts need to be at the heart of the curriculum

Music

The best gigs in London this July

The dates you need to fill up your gig-going calendar this month

Music

10 albums you need to hear in July, from Billie Eilish to Laura Mvula

Synth-tastic throwbacks, genre-defying collabs and more

Music

Black Country, New Road gig review: A peculiar taste of things to come

Playing through a selection of “work in progress” songs, the seven-piece sound more accessible than ever - but they haven’t left the weirdness behind

Insider

Finally, Britney speaks for herself - and what we heard was disturbing

Britney’s conservatorship is pop’s dirty secret. At last her shocking account is coming out, says Jessie Thompson

Music

Tyler, the Creator - Call Me If You Get Lost: fascinating as ever

The LA artist’s new alter ego, Tyler Baudelaire, has given us plenty to sift through

Music

Doja Cat - Planet Her review: Yes! We expect this to fly on TikTok

This album is overloaded with the kind of startling couplets and zingy melodies that could soundtrack the next viral dance challenge

Music

Ode to Joni: Blue’s everlasting power, as told by her musical admirers

As Blue turns 50, Rufus Wainwright, Marika Hackman and Birdy pay homage to an album that changed everything

Music

Kings of Convenience - Peace or Love review: Far from folk

The Norwegian duo return to prove there’s always been more to them than just soothing harmonies

Music

Griff - One Foot in Front of the Other review: Strong but samey

There isn’t enough to make the 20-year-old sound unique on this mixtape

Music

Rebecca Black on reclaiming the power of Friday - and what comes next

After becoming a viral sensation as a teenager, the 23-year-old has taken charge of her own fate

Music

The strange, silly history of England’s official football songs

From Three Lions to World In Motion and beyond, we look back the peculiar tradition of the national team’s official anthems

Music

Riot Ensemble at Kings Place: Pitch-black concert is a primal thrill

Cloaked in total darkness, this mercurial performance proves the power of sound

Music

Roadmap delay is ‘devastating’ for live music, industry bodies warn

Up to 5,000 gigs face cancellation as the Government prepares to push back England’s lockdown lift

Music

Dua Lipa’s best songs, from Don’t Start Now to New Rules

The chart-topping, award-winning artist has been confirmed as the most played musician of the past year in the UK

Music

Wolf Alice - Blue Weekend review: They know exactly what they’re doing

The Mercury Prize-winning band have a take-it-or-leave-it confidence throughout their third album

Music

Crowded House - Dreamers Are Waiting: A band with plenty left to offer

This album may be warmly familiar in parts, but it also has an infectious energy

Music

The new music you need to hear in June

Indie rock? Psychedelic neo-soul? Experimental electronic pop? Expect all that and more

Music

Where to see live music in London this June

The long, long wait for the return of IRL gigs in the capital is over

Insider

Wolf Alice’s Ellie Rowsell on that Marilyn Manson upskirting incident

Wolf Alice were making a third album when Covid hit — now it’s arrived and its creators are itching to get back to business. They talk to Laura Barton about live music’s future, post-Mercury fame and that Marilyn Manson upskirting run-in

Music

Mustafa - When Smoke Rises review: a sad, beautiful tribute

The Toronto poet and songwriter’s superb debut album is a painfully intimate thing

Music

Black Midi - Cavalcade review: it’s not pop, but it could be popular

With an expanded sound palette, the Mecury Prize-nominated group might be onto something big