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Spanning 20 years, Arctic Monkeys have gone from blasting music in their garage and riling up their neighbours as kids, to becoming globally recognised as genre-bending songwriters, using every word in the dictionary in their lyrics.  Since their formation in Sheffield in 2002, the band have released seven albums, redefined a music scene, and led […]

“I always wanted to be a motivator of positive change…  I sang from that place and chose to share the joy and ecstasy of it, as well as the disappointments, entanglements and life lessons that I had learned at that point.”. – Lauryn Hill 2021. Released in 1998, The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill remains one […]

“In Tawada’s work, one has the feeling of having wandered into a mythology that is not one’s own”. – Rivka Galchen, New Yorker. Utterly original. Stories that sit in that intersection between hallucination and reality. The Bridegroom was a Dog. It’s an erotic fable…… and why not? The Naked Eye: A Vietnamese woman is kidnapped […]

Harry's House

"We've all been invited in, and if you pay close attention, you may feel a little... awkward. Is it PDA if it's inside your own home? Unclear, but it doesn't appear to bother Harry either way. The former One Director star is famously coy about his private life in public, but here - on this album, or should I say, in this house? - he's given a teeny bit of insight, mostly in the form of... thirst. In the lead-up to its release, Harry was clear this was his 'most personal work yet'. Yes, all musicians say that, so we'll all listen with added interest. But is it true?"

- mamamia