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Image of Bruce Springsteen
Bruce Springsteen is the consummate live performer
By Anwen Crawford
Image of Prince
Pop music is more than lyrics on a page
By Anwen Crawford
Australian hip-hop artist Tkay Maidza brings a lifetime on the move to her debut album, ‘Tkay’
By Anwen Crawford
Image of Frank Ocean
Frank Ocean’s ‘Blonde’ bemuses but rewards
By Anwen Crawford
National anthems reflect all the complexities – and oddities – of the countries they represent
By Andrew Ford
Image of Angel Olsen
Angel Olsen’s ‘My Woman’ and Sarah Mary Chadwick’s ‘Roses Always Die’
By Anwen Crawford
Image of The Avalanches
The Avalanches’ ‘Wildflower’ isn’t the comeback we needed
By Anwen Crawford
Briggs
Briggs on hip-hop, humour and a new generation of Aboriginal leaders
By Anwen Crawford
Beyoncé in Lemonade
Beyoncé’s powerful ‘Lemonade’
By Anwen Crawford
Anohni by Alice O'Malley
Beautiful suffering in PJ Harvey’s ‘The Hope Six Demolition Project’ and Anohni’s ‘Hopelessness’
By Anwen Crawford
The Drones
Gareth Liddiard on The Drones’ ‘Feelin Kinda Free’
By Anwen Crawford
Rihanna
Rihanna’s ‘ANTI’ and Future’s ‘EVOL’
By Anwen Crawford
The Triffids’ ‘Born Sandy Devotional’ 30 years on
By Anwen Crawford
Stravinsky’s works, collected
By Andrew Ford
Grimes
Grimes’ puzzling ‘Art Angels’
By Anwen Crawford
What makes a Bond theme song great?
By Anwen Crawford
Cold Chisel reconsidered
By Anwen Crawford
Jess Ribeiro’s ‘Kill It Yourself’ and Sui Zhen’s ‘Secretly Susan’
By Anwen Crawford

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