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Pink Floyd’s 30 best songs

David Gilmour, Nick Mason and famous fans pick the greatest Floyd tracks<p><b>To coincide with our world exclusive interview with David Gilmour in this</b> …

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The only driving albums you'll ever need

Whether you're off to the shops or venturing on a family holiday, the right soundtrack to your journey makes all the difference<p>Driving, especially on a sunny day, is one of life’s great joys. It’s also a gratifying way to engage with music. Something about the mix of acceleration, control and a …

Superfreakonomics

• <b>Author:</b> Stephen J. Dubner & Steven D. Levitt<p>Steven Levitt, the original rogue economist, and Stephen Dubner have spent four years uncovering the hidden side of even more controversial subjects, from terrorism to shark attacks, cable TV to hurricanes. The result is <i>Superfreakonomics</i>. It reveals, …

The best internet radio stations

There's a whole lot of good radio out there which isn't made up of soporific playlists and banal chatter but it isn't always easy to find. With this in mind, we've compiled a list of the best internet radio stations, which are guaranteed to introduce you to something fresh, whatever your …

Great Depression

Pet Shop Boys win vote for best cover version

Poll of top 50 cover songs puts Pet Shop Boys, Johnny Cash and The Stranglers in the top spots<p>The Pet Shop Boys' version of Always On My Mind has been voted the best cover of someone else's song.<p>The electronic duo's take on the song was the 1987 Christmas number one, 15 years after Elvis Presley …

Pet Shop Boys’ ‘Always On My Mind’ voted ‘top cover version’

Johnny Cash's 'Hurt' and The Stranglers' 'Walk On By' also made the Top Three in the BBC Music poll<p>The Pet Shop Boys‘ version of ‘Always On My Mind’, …

Marcel Dettmann Steps In To Remix Untold

Toasting their tenth anniversary, Bleep unveiled a new compilation album earlier this year.<p>One of the stand out tracks from the compilation was</b> …

The 33 best jazz albums of 2014

CDs from Herbie Hancock, Jamie Cullum and Dr John are among the best jazz albums of 2014. Updated weekly<p><b>See best jazz albums of 2016</b><p><b>BEST JAZZ ALBUMS OF 2014</b><p><b>Herbie Hancock: The Warner Bros Years [1969-1972] (Warner)</b><p>A boxed-set that covers an extraordinary creative three years, a little island of …

The Kinks: 10 greatest songs

As The Kinks musical Sunny Afternoon wins four Olivier Awards, here are the 10 best songs from The Kinks<p><b>1. Waterloo Sunset (1967)</b><p>The Kinks' beautifully reflective, bittersweet hit Waterloo Sunset is rumoured to be based on the relationship between Terence Stamp and Julie Christie (partly due to the …

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Album Review: Catfish and the Bottlemen - The Balcony

While Arctic Monkeys are busy both seducing and being seduced by America, and psychedelia is experiencing a powerful revival, the mainstream British …

So alt-J Are Big In America

On the surface, <b>alt-J</b> are a deeply British phenomenon.<p>After all, they sit in that lineage of artful pop which stretches from The Who to Roxy Music, …

'20,000 Days on Earth' examines the whys and wherefores of Nick Cave

"20,000 Days on Earth" can be regarded as a genuine fake documentary, or a fake genuine one, but either way, this examination of the whys and wherefores of indie rock star Nick Cave is an unusual and nonformulaic cinematic enterprise and an adventurous film by any standard.<p>Directed by Iain Forsyth …

Premiere: Angus And Julia Stone - 'A Heartbreak' (Active Child Remix)

Rising to fame as a singular, inseparable duo, <b>Angus and Julia Stone</b> enjoyed enormous success with studio albums 'A Book Like This' and 'Down The Way'.<p>…

Goat: ‘Psychedelia is music that is free’

Is it tedious when musicians hide their identities and concoct fanciful biographies? It hasn’t done Daft Punk any harm, but it backfired for Mercury-nominated modern soul duo Jungle, when they were revealed to be merely two well-heeled chaps from west London. Sometimes, being nameless becomes …

The 50 Best Rock Albums Of The 2000s — Kerrang!

Will Deftones chart higher than Paramore? Will Slipknot beat Fall Out Boy? Will Tool make the Top 10? Hmmm…