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Popular Problems - Leonard Cohen | Songs, Reviews, Credits

Performing This Week... Live at Ronnie Scott's - Jeff Beck | Songs, Reviews, Credits

lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar - Robert Plant | Songs, Reviews, Credits

Martin Carthy | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Ray LaMontagne | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Life Journey - Leon Russell | Songs, Reviews, Credits

Here to Stay: The Best of 2000-2012 - John Hiatt | Songs, Reviews, Credits


Ray LaMontagne – Supernova — Mojo

Damon Albarn – Everyday Robots — Mojo

Bruce Cockburn | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Bettye LaVette | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

The Joy of Six: Australian sport's most memorable photographs

1. Victor Trumper steps out to drive<p>The cricket world owes a debt to George Beldam. An amateur all-rounder for Middlesex, Beldam was also one of the pioneers of sports photography in the early 20th century, latching onto new shutter-speed technology that allowed him to capture in freeze-frame even …

Michael Clarke is the cricket captain modern Australia doesn't deserve

Fifteen per cent is an approval rating that would make any politician blush, but that’s how low Michael Clarke’s sank in the Ashes summer of 2010–11, when an opinion poll revealed that was the proportion of respondents who wanted Clarke to captain the Australian cricket team.<p>That the poll was of …

The Joy of Six: Australian sport's purple patches

1) 1981 and 1989: Terry Alderman<p>There are three types of candidates for purple patch recognition: mercurial, inconsistent types who manage to pull together all the elusive threads, albeit temporarily; decent performers who find themselves in the right place at precisely the right time; and …

The Joy of Six: Ian Chappell

1. Chappelli the player<p>Neither a supreme stylist nor a statistical titan, Ian Chappell was a fearless batsman who hooked and pulled with an indomitable spirit throughout his career, eager to attack and score briskly. Across two full decades of first-class cricket he always strode purposefully to …

South Africa v Australia – day five as it happened

Ryan Harris bowled Australia to an epic victory with 27 balls remaining on a nerve-shredding final day at Newlands<p>3.00am AEST<p>The last-day rearguard, eh? The most exquisite torture in sport, even for neutrals. I don’t know about you but I’m spent: I have RSI, I’m desperate for the gentleman’s room …

Coffee makers for budget baristas – video

Aiming for the ultimate in affordable espresso or filter, deluxe coffee shop owner and UK barista champion Maxwell Colonna-Dashwood tries and tests a collection of the latest lo-fi gadgets and gizmos that offer an alternative to expensive hi-tech coffee machines. On the counter are the Aeropress, …

Almost two-thirds of adults in England classed as overweight by health body

Nearly two-thirds of adults in England are overweight, according to new data from the government's public health agency that pinpoints the country's most overweight areas.<p>Copeland, Cumbria, has the most overweight people in England, according to the data from Public Health England. The analysis …

Drive-By Truckers | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Bruce Springsteen | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Muse | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Bob Dylan | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Bruce Springsteen albums – in pictures

This week sees the release of the Boss's 18th album, High Hopes. Here's a look back at all his previous efforts, with reviews from the time of release by Rolling Stone, the Guardian and the Observer

Jimi Hendrix | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links

Slovakian Roma in Sheffield: 'This is a boiling pot ready to explode'

Christopher Thomond/Guardian<p>An emergency police patrol officer responds to a 999 call in Page Hall. Photograph: Christopher Thomond for the Guardian<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p><p>460<p>Christopher …

Tiger Woods storms to victory in sorry contest of sporting apologisers

I apologise for beginning with a made-up statistic – or rather, I apologise if anyone is offended by my doing so – but apologising is estimated to account for 5% of the global sporting economy. Barely a minute of a news cycle goes by without someone demanding an apology from someone connected with …

Midnight Oil | Biography, Albums, Streaming Links