Alex Woolfall

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RUSTLERS RAID FARM

Early '90s baggy stars claim that Los Rios's novelty hit was nicked from them...<p><b>THE FARM</b> are claiming that international dancefloor smash <b>‘Macarena’</b> …

The Roland TR-808: the drum machine that revolutionised music

The congas ring cheekily, the cowbell plays a corroded chime, the snare is parched and cruel – and the bass drum, a hard bloom of air, is barely music at all. With these core sounds, abetted by a handful of others, a simple drum machine gave house, techno and hip-hop the language it still speaks …

Features

Fashion<p>/ Vincent Levy / 23 · 06 · 2017<p>Emporio Armani Smartwatch Campaign with Shawn Mendes<p>Fashion<p>/ ClashFashion / 16 · 05 · 2018<p>Pretty Green x Kirk …

Emma Thompson steals the show in Sondheim's Sweeney Todd

The British actress starred alongside legendary baritone Bryn Terfel in a New York concert performance<p>After 30 years away from musical theatre, Emma Thompson has wowed New York’s theatre critics in a concert performance of Sweeney Todd.<p>Fresh from the success of Saving Mr Banks, the 54-year-old …

Opera

Deep Soul: the story of the Muscle Shoals sound

To coincide with the documentary film 'Muscle Shoals: The Greatest Recording Studio in the World', this special multimedia feature from The Telegraph tells the story of the town's signature sound<p>In January 1967 a young singer named Aretha Franklin arrived in the small Alabama town of Muscle Shoals, …

Premiere: Tensnake - Love Sublime (Jonas Rathsman Remix)

In a few days, <b>Tensnake</b> will get to enjoy what is an exciting moment in any producer’s career - releasing his <b>debut album</b>.<p>‘Glow’ arrives a masterpiece …

George Ezra - Budapest (Live)

Sometimes one performance can change everything.<p><b>George Ezra</b> played Glastonbury last summer, breezing through his set without a care in the world. In …

CPE Bach: top ten pieces

CPE Bach was once more famous than his father, the great JS Bach. To mark the younger Bach's tercentenary, Ivan Hewett picks 10 pieces that demonstrate his genius<p>“Many indeed strove to reach up to the level of this colossus, but they were hardly able even to lick his knees.” That estimate of Carl …

Flute

Why Ravel is almost a great composer

On Friday, Radio 3 dedicates a day to Maurice Ravel, the French composer of Bolero. Tune in, says Ivan Hewett<p>Perfection, c’est travail, said Maurice Ravel. Pride in his own small and perfectly formed achievement, and a conviction that perfection is a supreme quality of <b>art</b>, lie behind those three …

Inventions

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Pharrell Williams: 'My music is so much bigger than me, and what I am'

Mention Pharrell Williams to anyone who knows anything about music and they will start throwing figures at you: do you realise that Pharrell is responsible for 50% of the music played on radio, or is it 60%? Pharrell enthusiasts would have you believe that the producer-writer-musician is …

Justin Timberlake and the Killers to headline V Festival 2014

Justin Timberlake, the Killers, Ed Sheeran, Lily Allen and Blondie all billed to play V Festival 2014<p>This summer, V Festival will be headlined by <b>Justin Timberlake</b> and <b>the Killers</b>, who will play the Virgin Media Stage.<p>Other high-profile acts will include <b>Ed Sheeran</b>, Lily Allen and Blondie.<p>With over …