Anwen Crawford


Anwen Crawford
Anwen Crawford is The Monthly’s music critic and the author of Live Through This.



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Towards joy

Culture

Pop music is more than lyrics on a page

Sanctions and allowances

blog

Ken Loach’s ‘I, Daniel Blake’ shows the heartless, punitive nature of the modern welfare system

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‘Born To Run’ by Bruce Springsteen

Culture

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A survival guide for outsiders

Culture

Australian hip-hop artist Tkay Maidza brings a lifetime on the move to her debut album, ‘Tkay’

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The party goes on

Culture

Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ bemuses but rewards

A four-headed monster

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Ron Howard’s ‘Eight Days a Week’ catches The Beatles and their fans in a dazzling, imperishable youth

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Someone, anyone

Culture

Angel Olsen’s ‘My Woman’ and Sarah Mary Chadwick’s ‘Roses Always Die’

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The man who never grew up

Culture

The life and legacy of Roald Dahl

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Stuck in a moment

Culture

The Avalanches’ ‘Wildflower’ isn’t the comeback we needed

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