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Live Review – Arcade Fire

The Canadians confirm their place among the decade’s best bands in typically spectacular fashion

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‘The Zine is Dead’ – an NME Obituary

The once great music mag finally gives up pressing

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America’s incurable illness

Parkland might seem to have shaken the United States, but the gun debate will go on as insoluble as ever

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Album review: Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy

Will Toledo takes on modern masculinity to confirm his band as one of the best in indie-rock right now

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Why Tottenham can’t be trusted

Spurs fan Will Baldwin-Pask ponders: are they just style over substance?

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Live Review: Metallica

The heavy metal legends wage a long-awaited war on Manchester

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Review: Daphni – ‘Joli Mai’

Dan Snaith aka Caribou struggles to find rhythm or rest place on perplexing second album as Daphni

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Album: ‘A Deeper Understanding’ – The War on Drugs

The classic rock revivalists return with more grand structures, more guitar solos and more songs than necessary

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Summer 2017 Review: Westeros vs. The West Wing

How the gory, magical escapism of ‘Game of Thrones’ lost out to a White House in chaos

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‘Villains’ – Queens of the Stone Age

On their seventh album, the ever-strong survivors of alternative rock try new things with the same old successes

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General Elections 2017: Don’t forget to v-sign

The British people keep calling the government’s bluff, so why are they still going all-in?

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Live: Tom Misch

Your girlfriend’s favourite new producer takes his bedroom-made beats to stage via the best means possible – jazz.