The Eurovision entries are not entirely representative of a nation’s musical output – here are some stranger, cooler or eccentric variants.
Primus takes a deep dive into the delirious world of modern conspiracy theory in the band’s new track.
The outrageous post-pub show of the early 1990s resulted in some classic television moments and unforgettable band performances.
The oddly endearing and enduring belief that Paul McCartney was killed at the start of 1967 and replaced with a lookalike.
More fundamentalist Christian hysteria about the satanic, sexual and authority-disrespecting threats of rock ‘n’ roll.
A rare document of the culture clash between the straights and the freaks.
Self-conscious art-rock, prog pretensions and sloganeering – Derayernah talk the talk but do they walk the walk?
Everything you need – and quite a few that you don’t – from (un)popular music in our Reprobate correspondent’s weekly radio show.
The Doc ‘n’ Roll Festival is now underway. We’ve picked on a few highlights and outliers from the programme to investigate, and here are the
Expecting our musical heroes to be good at everything is unfair. Bring in the proper songwriters and stop fretting about credibility.
Re-examing the bleakest teen sex comedy of the 1980s.