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‘Fleming’: 10 Songs That Should Have Been James Bond Themes

The John Barry arrangement of Monty Norman’s “James Bond Theme” casts a very long shadow over popular culture. It’s not just there in the 23 songs that have been picked to represent each Bond movie as it comes ...

RIP Storm Thorgerson: 10 Of His Best Album Covers

It’s a mark of the strength of vision in the graphic designer Storm Thorgerson’s work – both solo and with the design collective Hipgnosis – that the news of his passing should have created waves of sympathy from rock ...

10 Great British Bands Get Shredded

Let’s not spoil this with too much talk. Suffice to say there are 10 videos here, featuring some of the greatest musicans that Britain has produced. Only, they don’t really sound all that magnificent here.

Emeli Sande and Ben Howard: A Tale Of Two Brit-ys

The Brit Awards 2013 have just finished, and it has been, as it always is, a rum do. First, there was Muse, a mighty noise and a whole wall of Gothic orchestra behind them.

Glenn Beck Writes An Open Letter To Matt Bellamy Of Muse

The story goes like this: last week the Guardian ran an interview with the British rock band Muse, in which their leader Matt Bellamy, among other things, talked about Glenn Beck’s recent endorsement of their music, in which the ...

Music Roundup: Five Official Themes From The London Games

Here’s Elbow’s score for the BBC coverage of the games. They’ve arranged it so it can be cropped into tiny bits and used for trails, montages and all sorts.

Muse Unveil Dramatic New Olympic Song ‘Survival’

Things which Muse always bring to a song:

News Roundup: Amy Winehouse’s Toxicology Report

Amy Winehouse’s  family have just released a statement concerning her toxicology report, which has come out in advance of the results of her inquest.

News Roundup: Get Ready to Tour Hogwarts, and Radiohead Sets ‘SNL’ Date

Harry Potter fans, do you fancy a stroll around Hogwarts? You DO? Well you may be in luck.

News Roundup: Jamie Bamber Lands ‘CSI: Miami’ Guest Spot and Muse’s Matt Bellamy Slams London Rioters

In the upcoming season of CSI: Miami, we’ll get to see the handsome Jamie Bamber (Battlestar: Galactica, Law & Order: UK) guest star as “Robbie, one half of a freelance storm-chasing duo who is questioned by Sgt. Tripp (Rex ...