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Six months on, as music festivals begin again, it’s like the Astroworld disaster never happened
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Six months on, as music festivals begin again, it’s like the Astroworld disaster never happened

Everyone already seems to have scrolled past Astroworld, says Malcolm Jack. Profit and celebrity always speak louder than tragedy

It’s time we reclaimed the power of music, in all its forms
Phil Ryan

It’s time we reclaimed the power of music, in all its forms

The lives of most professional musicians are precarious at the best of times, writes Phil Ryan. The pandemic has made this worse, but we can do something about it.

How The Big Issue is helping to keep London’s music scene alive
Live Music

How The Big Issue is helping to keep London’s music scene alive

Village Underground and Earth – two of east London’s most celebrated venues – have had their futures secured thanks to investment from Big Issue Invest.

The best live acts to look forward to in 2022
Live Music

The best live acts to look forward to in 2022

From Coldplay to COP26: Is a greener music industry possible?
Music

From Coldplay to COP26: Is a greener music industry possible?

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The steady infiltration of Jazz
Music

The steady infiltration of Jazz

Jazz from ‘the horizontal comfort of the sofa’
Music

Jazz from ‘the horizontal comfort of the sofa’

How one festival is keeping musicians going until live gigs return
Music

How one festival is keeping musicians going until live gigs return

Time for a manifesto for the post-pandemic gig goers
Music

Time for a manifesto for the post-pandemic gig goers

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