The Brit Awards
Dear Ivor Novellos: You Can't Celebrate Diversity in Music Without Tackling Race
Last week the songwriting award nominations were heralded for including artists like Laura Mvula and Michael Kiwanuka – but it's not that simple
The Brit Awards 2017
X Factor Rejects and Free Fanta: What It’s Actually Like to Go to the Brits
Behold the ham sandwiches, nosebleed seats and red carpet jostling of this year's awards.
Let’s Revisit That Time Geri’s Giant Inflatable Crotch Was at the Brits
Artist Robin Harries takes us behind the scenes of that TV moment from 2000 – and looks back at designing a George W Bush effigy getting a blowjob from a dog.
Deep Ass Questions
Does Anyone in the Real World Give a Shit About Music Award Shows?
I hit the streets of London to see if the general public care about seeing Ant and Dec present Adele with inanimate objects while people in tuxedos clap.
What I Learned Growing Up as a Very Serious Fan of The Darkness
“The song, ‘I Believe In a Thing Called Love’ has changed my life. I am now a full on rocker!” read my diary on 20th September, 2003.
Thinkpieces And Shit
UK Grime Needs Verification from America as Much as You Need a Punch in the Mouth
BBC 1Xtra’s Sian Anderson tells us what to really think about Kanye co-signing grime and UK rap at last week’s Brits.