The début album from the Israeli-born, London-based performance artist Anat Ben-David, is based on a grim paradox, leisure doesn’t exist – it’s virtual
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Bragg tempers the unfashionable humanity of his songs with a sad acknowledgement of current realities.
For anyone interested in the past, present and future of this uniquely Portuguese melancholy, the Mariza Box is a handsome object containing Mariza’s three solo albums.
A yowl of fury against the Pop Idol-type mediocrity that seems so often to fuel cultural commerce these days.
Steve Reich’s tribute to murdered journalist Daniel Pearl
African Scream Contest: A cornucopia of Afro-trance music.
Out of Britain’s blustery Northumbria comes Rachel Unthank and her Winterset trio.