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Over the hill or top of the pops?

As Aussie ex-pat and veteran British radio DJ Alan Freeman would have put it, greetings pop-pickers, and this weeks top of the shop in the United Kingdom album hit parade is Mr. Robbie Williams with Sinatra-pastiche…
Music affects all of us – even in utero. Petar

The rhythm of life

Music psychologist and jazz pianist David Hargreaves of Roehampton University is probably the only professor to have opened the bill for Chuck Berry. But last week he beat even that. At a time when the…

Sorry Radiohead, music is a dog, not a god

On the fifth birthday of Spotify this month, Radiohead singer Thom Yorke described the music website as “the last desperate fart of a dying corpse”. I love Radiohead’s insistence that pop is art, and I…