Adam Stanley

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The Quietus turns five: happy birthday!

"I'd just been sacked from a corporate communications company," remembers John Doran, of the dark days just before he began The Quietus, the online hub of crackling, opinionated music, film and literature journalism that celebrates its fifth birthday this month. "They'd replaced the office kitchen …

London Grammar: 'A lot of our friends are really lost'

London Grammar have been described by the Guardian as "overwhelmingly polite", but that depends on your definition of polite. When our interview starts singer Hannah Reid cannot stop fiddling with her phone.<p>"Oh, I don't want to tell you what I'm doing!" she blushes, when I ask what is distracting …

Prince sends his first tweets, no symbols included

Prince has finally embraced the digital era by sending out a string of meme-oriented tweets.<p>Kicking off his own Twitter stream yesterday with a vintage image of himself and the words "hi im prince", the Purple One proceeded to upload his very first selfie, which turned out to be a few wisps of …

Beyond Timbaland: the future stars of experimental R&B http://gu.com/p/3t2zk/tw

Ben E King and Mike Stoller: how we made Stand By Me

<b>Ben E King, co-writer and singer</b><p>Of all the songs I wrote or co-wrote in my career, this is my favourite. It came at a strange time, though. I'd just left the Drifters and had to plead with Ahmet Ertegün, the president of Atlantic Records, to find a place for me. He put me to work with legendary …