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A year of lockdown music

Dave Randall looks back at his Blog Albums of the Week, tracing sadness, rage and creativity During this year’s lockdowns I had the pleasure of...

Top literature prize for Linton Kwesi Johnson

Linton Kwesi Johnson has been awarded this year’s PEN Pinter Prize. Judges praised his work, saying: “Few post-war figures have been as unwaveringly committed to political...

Album of the week: Dread Beat an’ Blood by...

Each week our music editor Dave Randall picks an album (with a local connection) you need to hear … We are currently witnessing one of the biggest...