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Dummy at 25: How Portishead defined the 90s while remaining mysterious

Because Portishead never fitted in with the Britpop era they were born into, their debut album continues to be timeless and unknowable

Taylor Swift says she ‘wasn’t educated enough to talk about politics’

The ‘ME!’ singer-songwriter explained that she had never been educated on her own privilege until recently

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Slipknot: ‘Gun culture in America is a cult’

Exclusive: Corey Taylor and Clown open up to Roisin O’Connor about their new album ‘We Are Not Your Kind’, the impact of Taylor’s divorce, and why Boris Johnson is ‘the British Trump’

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How the guitar died again, and again... but not really

Too many people associate the guitar with white indie rockers then blame the ‘death of rock’ for the instrument’s demise. But the six-string is being used best elsewhere, says Roisin O’Connor, and the Mercury shortlist proves it

Edinburgh Fringe Festival, review: Hard to Be Soft: A Belfast Prayer

Oona Doherty’s dance production is a powerful reflection of class and community

Edinburgh Fringe Festival urged to tackle sexual harassment issue

An estimated 30,000 male and female artists perform at the Fringe festival, across 3,500 shows