Anwen Crawford

Anwen Crawford
Anwen Crawford was The Monthly’s music critic from 2013–21.

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On the road again


Jen Cloher’s self-titled album is a unique take on the trials of a touring musician

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The Monthly music wrap: June 2017


The return of Lorde, Frank Ocean and Radiohead live in Denmark, ‘OK Computer’ at 20, and more

Parallel universes


With their two new other-worldly albums, Shabazz Palaces continue to evade categorisation

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Time Lords


The Radiophonic Workshop, creator of those ‘Doctor Who’ sound effects, is back

When no one is left


The crisis in Australian arts coverage

The particular lives of ‘Certain Women’


Kelly Reichardt’s latest film is another quiet triumph

Feel the divine


A new compilation celebrates the devotional music of jazz legend Alice Coltrane

Kendrick rising


With his new album, ‘Damn’, Kendrick Lamar cements his status as the world’s reigning hip-hop artist

Race, celebrity and power in ‘OJ: Made in America’


The documentary is a powerful examination of the OJ Simpson trial within the context of race relations in the US