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Fleet Foxes: ‘You can fake a guitar solo. You can’t fake your voice’

Back with a warm new album, Robin Pecknold talks about how the pandemic cured his anxiety – and how the Beach Boys’ golden falsettos changed his lifeIn June, “when everything was that young green”, Robin Pecknold went driving through upstate New York. ...

Shostakovich: where to start with his music

In the eye of Russia’s revolutionary storm, he wrote some of the most powerful – and cryptic – music of the 20th century. Whether he is judged a Soviet lackey or heroic dissident, the wealth of his musical legacy is beyond doubtRight from the start the...

Tommy DeVito: Four Seasons founding member dies of Covid aged 92

Friends including actor Joe Pesci praise guitarist and singer whose doo-*** group delivered a string of hits in the 60s, and latterly inspired the musical Jersey BoysTommy DeVito, who co-founded the vocal group that became the Four Seasons, has died ag...

Top 10 books about social media | Matthew Sperling

In fiction and in fact, these books trace how in less than 15 years, billions of people have given up a good deal of their waking life to Web 2.0Has anything ever caused a faster transformation in our practices of living than social media? Fifteen year...

Sweet Dreams by Dylan Jones review – the story of the New Romantics

From Elizabethans to Hollywood vamps, Duran Duran to Spandau Ballet … how a teenage style cult became a 1980s pop phenomenon that speaks to todayIn 1979, **** Jagger turned up at the Blitz club in London, home to an extravagant new youth cult. You can ...

The irresistible rise of Lucian Msamati – in pictures

As Lucian Msamati stars in Alan Bennett’s Talking Heads at the Bridge theatre, London, we revisit his career through the archive of Guardian photographer Tristram Kenton Continue reading...

This ain’t my first rodeo: America’s ***** cowboys – in pictures

Luke Gilford spent four years immersing himself in LGBTQ+ rodeo culture – and discovered a world where steer-roping meets lip-sync battles and camp glamourKissing cowboys: the ***** rodeo stars bucking a macho American tradition Continue reading...

What culture is the least judgemental

Feel like America is very judgemental despite what some might say submitted by /u/Nelson_78 [link] [comments]

We literally re-created Omegle on Discord

We made Omegle on Discord... check it out! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jTrBdeZ1cdI submitted by /u/RTX2080Scraper [link] [comments]