Coldcut team with On-U Sound and Roots Manuva

A spiky rallying cry for Britain’s indestructible musical melting pot....

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Womadelaide Walkabout (Part Three)

Clashes, odd formatting and muscle twinges get put aside for Oumou Sangare at Womadelaide...

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The Anthropocene Era: Setting it in Stone

Rocks that tell our industrial history ...

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Tarja: The Shadow Queen Rocks KOKO

Baroque opulence and searing soprano vocals prove a perfect match at Koko...

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Risky Business: Farming in a Time of Climate Change

Farming becoming riskier under climate change ...

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Pay the Fiddler. When Can We Have Sustainable Music?

Perhaps we need a sea change in culture, where art and artists come to be valued once again. ...

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Entertainment TV and Populist Voters: The (somewhat obvious) Link

People exposed to entertainment television are more likely to vote for populist politicians...

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Fight Fire with Fire: Cie Carabosse at Womadelaide (Interview)

Cie Carabosse go beyond firepots and flashworks with their Exodus of Forgotten Peoples installation...

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Oi, Lazybones! Get Moving Before Your Legs Melt

Inactive teens develop weak bones, study finds ...

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Can Music Ever Be Sustainable?

Pop music can create not just idols, but shaman-like figures who help us negotiate our way through life and death. How do we keep it coming?...

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When Life Hands You Oranges…. Water Purification With Peel

Wastewater cleaned thanks to a new absorbent material made from fruit peels ...

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Loitered Lens: Beyond the Beat at the Royal Albert Hall

Previews of Julio Etchart's photography from the Beyond the Beat exhibition at the Royal Albert Hall...

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Cabaret Voltaire Go Deep Into The Devil’s Arse (and invite you to join them)

Solid electronica with provenance... from the depths of a Derbyshire cave...

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Womadelaide Walkabout: Friday Flashbacks

Starting hot, WOMADelaide got hotter still with the activist politics of Ana Tijoux and the Slavic blues of Warsaw Village Band...

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Going Down the Soul Mine?

The Soul Mine returns to Hanway Social for a late night of soul, funk and 60s sharp cuts...

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Play the Body: Screenwriting for Visceral Viewing

Good screenwriting prompts reactions in the body as well as the mind. How so?...

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How Big is YOUR Busyness? Multitasking as Status Symbol

Lack of leisure: Is busyness the new status symbol? ...

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Affordable Care – For BigPharma. Time to Escape the Duopoly

The rubble of Trump's presidency will form fertile ground for resistance - if we act now....

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Track My Tendons! Keeping Tabs on Damaged Tissue

University of Utah bioengineers detect early signs of damage in connective tissues such as ligaments, tendons and cartilage...

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WOMADelaide Walkabout, Part One.

A quarter century in, does WOMADelaide still deliver?...

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Life In the Fast Lane (to A&E): Energy Drinks and Alcohol

Energy drinks mask alcohol's effects, and could increase injury risk ...

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What’s A Xylosynth? Johnny DeAngelis (Interview)

None more metal than a xylosynth player....

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Rad! The Star On the Brink of a Black Hole

Star discovered in closest known orbit around black hole ...

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Visceral Viewing: Screenwriting for the Human Brain(s)

Effective screenwriters not only aim for psychological effect - they seek to create 'visceral viewing'....

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Unseasonable Weather? Blame Liberals!

Democrats and Republicans draw different conclusions when seasons are too hot or too cold ...

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Loitered Lens: Staticland (Part Two)

Photos of Staticland at London's Camden Underworld, January 2017...

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Shared Pain, Shared Gain: The Science of Sacrifice

Power of shared pain triggers extreme self-sacrifice ...

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Towards a Sustainable Music

Making a living is just one aspect of the sustainable music industry that isn't happening...

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Turn Those Northern Lights OFF! They’re Messing With My GPS.

New research on northern lights will improve satellite navigation accuracy ...

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Loitered Lens: Wildwood Kin

A rare harmony engulfs Islington's Academy as Wildwood Kin cast their melodic spell...

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