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Loyle Carner: I'd rather have a real life than lots of girls and drugs

As the rapper releases his second album, 'Not Waving But Drowning', he speaks to Helen Brown about ADHD, dealing with criticism and why he doesn't understand why men like Jay-Z cheat

Free Spirit by Khalid is perfectly credible, but lacks personality

US singer’s new album follows the same formula as his debut, and pitches his voice at the sweet spot between pleasure and pain

Album reviews: Weyes Blood and Circa Waves

Weyes Blood (Natalie Mering) accompanies her instrumental idiosyncrasies with strong, luscious melodies and unfussy lyrics on her fourth album, while Circa Waves capture youthful disillusionment on their slick pop-rock record 

Now Hear This: The National, Anderson Paak and The Away Days

In her Friday column, Roisin O'Connor goes through the best new releases of the week