Music

Clicks, plinks, hoots and thuds: Matmos’s ‘Plastic Anniversary’

The American experimental duo embrace the ‘sounds’ of a ubiquitous material

Female fandom and Jessica Leski’s ‘I Used to be Normal’

They’ve been dismissed and patronised, but Beatlemaniacs, Directioners and other fangirls are very self-aware about their boy band ‘affliction’

Pete Shelley’s Buzzcocks: 40 years on

The history and legacy of a punk pioneer

A bigger, shinier cage: Julia Holter’s ‘Aviary’

A classically schooled composer seeks shelter from the cacophony of modern life

Young Fathers’ ‘Cocoa Sugar’

The Scottish group’s third album proves they don’t sound like anyone else

Primitive Motion’s ‘House in the Wave’ and Totally Mild’s ‘Her’

Two Australian groups use vocals to swoon-worthy effect

What happened to indie music

From Neutral Milk Hotel to Justin Timberlake

The possible future

Björk moves towards renewal on ‘Utopia’

Drakeworld

The exhausting omnipotence of Drake

Another summer’s night

The intangible beauty of The Clientele’s ‘Music for the Age of Miracles’

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