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Cocaine and Michael Caine: Whatever happened to the Britpop B-listers?

For one summer 25 years ago, it was hard not to feel something special was happening. Speaking to some of the bands who were there from the very beginning – including The Boo Radleys and Echobelly – Ed Power explores the definitive starting point of an era that brought us Blur, Elbow and Elastica

The 20 greatest Strokes songs

As they release their first album in seven years, Mark Beaumont counts down the band’s greatest tracks, from the electropop of ‘One Way Trigger’ to the indie thrills of ‘Someday’

Thundercat accepts his mortality on the dazzling ‘It Is What It Is’

What’s impressive is how Thundercat makes this music, with its complex structures and zigzagging rhythms, so human

Mystery Jets' A Billion Heartbeats is a message of positivity

Reflecting on recent years’ political protests in the capital, this is an album which sounds as big as its subject matter

Mongolian metal band The HU are like nothing you’ve seen before

Ecstatic reaction from the audience shows the band have a deep-rooted understanding of how people communicate through music

Tate McRae is one of pop's bright young hopes – review

It’s a short set, but the Canadian singer’s enthusiastic fanbase certainly get their money’s worth   

Now Hear This: New music from ROSALIA, Bob Dylan and Dua Lipa

In her weekly column, our music correspondent goes through the best new releases