May 20, 2013
Despite being a hugely impressive feat of production, Random Access Memories may have fallen under the weight of its own expectations.
Read Article Reflections on Daft Punk's new offering
There's an elegance and quiet confidence about the album, its arrangements sophisticated, yet subtle.
Read Article The National: Trouble Will Find Me
Cullum's creative evolution continues apace in this splendidly diverse album.
Read Article Jamie Cullum: Momentum
May 16, 2013
The British synth-poppers Johnny Hates Jazz return after a 25-year hiatus with a quite respectable follow-up to their hit album.
Read Article The 1980s synth-poppers Johnny Hates Jazz return - minus the suits
May 14, 2013
In The Great Gatsby soundtrack, sparks fly when Baz Luhrmann meets Jay-Z.
Read Article The Great Gatsby soundtrack is an intense mix
May 13, 2013
A refreshingly rebellious offering and one of the standout hip-hop albums of the year.
Read Article Album review: Prisoners of Conscious
Mostly written by Zooey Deschanel during filming breaks, the 11 new compositions here reveal a refreshing grasp of the songwriting craft.
Read Article Album review: She and Him
An inspired, often avant garde-sounding record that rails against all that is predictable and insipid.
Read Article Album review: More Light
May 09, 2013
Since the end of Abba in 1982, Agnetha Fältskog's mystique has only been increased by her avoidance of public life - but now she's back with a new album, her first new material in 25 years. Read Article Abba's Agnetha Fältskog returns with her first album of original material in 25 years
May 06, 2013
The rap veteran fails to produce an album compelling enough to gain the ears of a younger generation.
Read Article Music review: Authentic
Noah and the Whale’s frontman Charlie Fink ponders his life choices and borrows from great guitar acts on this frequently enjoyable album. Read Article Music review: Heart of Nowhere
Stewart's voice remains a classy and unique instrument, and there are some indelible melodies in his new album.
Read Article Music review: Time
May 05, 2013
The English singer Alison Moyet's latest record, the minutes, is packed with sophisticated electronic pop, produced by Guy Sigsworth (Bjork, Robyn, Madonna). Read Article The singer Alison Moyet on her new album, the minutes
Large stadium for the recently announced New York City Football Club is planned for iconic tennis site. Omar Rahman reports from New York Football eyes Flushing Meadows
In truth, darts is one of few sports where the professionals are more often than not in no better physical shape than the rowdy crowds that cheer them on. Dubai dart tournament promises to be exciting
Companies in the UAE are finding themselves facing a legal minefield caused by the global reach of tough and sometimes conflicting US and UK anti-corruption laws. John Henzell reports.
Bribery laws go beyond borders
With Muslim families, you must say "mashallah" with every compliment lest someone think you are jealous and have the evil eye. Mashallah: what it means, when to say it and why you should
Pain in lower back forces world No 2 to look beyond second grand slam tournament in the calendar year. Andy Murray pulls out of French Open through injury
Vin Diesel, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and Gina Carano on the Fast & Furious franchise. Fast & Furious 6 - start your engines
Coke Studio, now in its second season, blends Khaleeji pop with RnB. The collaboration of Shamma Hamdan and Jay Sean in Dubai
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