A dose of sarcasm, playfulness, and politics

Priya Khaira-Hanks is delighted by Kate Nash's down-to-earth rock 'n' roll at the O2 Academy

Laura Marling: always a woman

Ellen Peirson-Hagger delves into the folk singer’s most recent explorations of love and identity on her new album Semper Femina

An injection of life and joy in the dark

Romilly Mavin is energised by Two Door Cinema Club's electrifying performance at Alexandra Palace

Rag’n’Moan Man: human after all?

Dom Saad serves up a post-mortem for Rag’n’Bone Man’s "Human"

The winter’s dead, long live the Spring King

Ellen Peirson-Hagger’s ears are left ringing after a noise-fuelled night from a trilogy of bands at the Bullingdon

Spotlight: Bad Sounds

Will Cowie on new band of the week, Bad Sounds

Single of the week: Katy Perry’s ‘Chained 2 the Rhythm’

Natalia Bus discusses the latest Katy Perry release

Examining Oxford’s earthly pleasures

Daniel Curtis sees the city through the lens of the 2007 post-punk revival

Album of the week: Sampha’s Process

Sampha’s debut is an electrifying mix of emotion, says Natalia Bus

Spotlight: Boxed In

Will Cowie finds a promising spark in Oli Bayston's melancholic melodies

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