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Tales from Auschwitz: survivor stories

Tuesday 27 January is the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. Six survivors, some of whom will be returning to the site for the last time, tell Kate Connolly their stories<p><b>Irene Fogel Weiss, born in 1930 in Bótrágy, Czechoslovakia, now Batrad, Ukraine. She</b> …

Empathy

Mark Ronson – ‘Uptown Special’

With guests including Kevin Parker, the A-list producer's fourth album finds chemistry in the most unlikely places<p>It’s easy to be suspicious of Mark …

9 Things Hayley Williams Has Done Without Paramore — Kerrang!

Paramore is a band, but on the odd occasion, Miss Williams likes to branch out on her own. Here’s nine things the frontlady did while…

Paramore

Our favourite music features of 2014: 1D's weird world, YouTube pop stars, Britpop backlash and more

The secret performance anxiety of lead singers by Tim Jonze<p>Journalists should embark on all of their assignments with an open mind, but when I was tasked with finding the essence of what makes a great lead singer, there was one thing I took for granted: that frontmen and frontwomen were extroverts …

2014 in music: the year's big stories in interactive form

Interactive: the year in music<p>Topics<p>Music<br>• 2014 in review<p>Beyoncé<br>• Dolly Parton<br>• Ed Sheeran<br>• Pharrell Williams<br>• U2<br>• news

Our favourite music interviews of 2014: Taylor Swift, AC/DC and Pharrell Williams

Taylor Swift by Hermione Hoby<p>Even though her publicist had told me that this was exactly what was going to happen, I just didn’t believe that Taylor Swift was going to be waiting for me in a restaurant one weekday lunchtime in September. And so I had – embarrassing to say – a little moment of …

Sam Smith: ‘X Factor Is Damaging For Songwriters'

Sam Smith has spoken out against the ‘X Factor’, saying he believes the show is ‘damaging’ for songwriters.<p>The British star, who has performed on the …

50 stories behind band names you probably didn't know, from Vampire Weekend and Chvrches to Daft Punk and Fly Lo nmem.ag/Gp4fn

How feminism conquered pop culture

Alice Vincent explains how 2014 was the year it became cool to use the F word<p>In 2014, culture became a feminist issue. On the red carpet, on stage, in our National Theatre and our Houses of Parliament, at the UN, on our bookshelves, Twitter feeds and on talk shows, prominent actresses, singers and …

Miley Cyrus, Robert Plant, Taylor Swift, Prince … Our writers' favourite gigs of 2014

<b>Alexis Petridis</b><p>I’ve often said that it ill behoves a rock critic to complain about their job, lest someone make the not-unreasonable suggestion that they go and do something useful for a living instead, but I confess I wasn’t terribly thrilled by the prospect of going to review <b>Miley Cyrus</b> live. …