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Michael Cragg

First listen: Michael Jackson's Xscape

When Michael Jackson released his 1995 double album, HIStory, he promoted it by sailing a 10-metre tall statue of himself through London, down the Thames.

Wild Beasts: 'Our songs must work at 3pm in a field in eastern Europe'

Wild Beasts' Hayden Thorpe is showing me a photo on his phone of him standing somewhere in the Brecon Beacons sporting a reflective white suit on the set of the band's video for A Simple Beautiful Truth.

Ben Watt - Hendra: New music

Former half of Everything But The Girl, Ben Watt, finally gets round to following up his 1983 solo album Reading on mobile? Click here to listen Since he stopped making music as Everything But The Girl with his wife Tracey Thorn back in 1999, Ben Wa

Nathaniel Rateliff - Still Trying

In the promotional video (or EPK) for his second album, Falling Faster Than You Can Run, Denver-born Nathaniel Rateliff – a man who on record makes Bon Iver sound like Scooch – doesn't just morosely sit and talk the audience through the songs on the a

Echoes - Fight The Feeling: New music

Echoes have raided the 1980s for sound and make-up tips if their new song and video combo is anything to go by Reading on mobile? Click here to watch Echoes may have been around for 18 months, but the effervescent, 'slightly' 80s influenced Fight The

Clean Bandit - Rather Be feat Jess Glynne: New music

Classical-dance enthusiasts Clean Bandit are back with another excellent video featuring band-induced hallucinations Reading on mobile? Click here to watch Like OK Go, English quartet Clean Bandit have a penchant for self-producing simple yet effecti

Britney Spears: Britney Jean - review

Britney Spears's eighth album has been billed variously as a sequel of sorts to fan-favourite Blackout, her very own Ray of Light-style reinvention, and a personal album "specifically for my diehard fans".

Velour Modular - Forward: New music

Shot in Iceland, Velour Modular's brilliantly surreal video is a perfect fit for their brand of abstract electropop Reading on mobile? Click here to watch "Here we are, chaos nuclear" sings Velour Modular, aka French singer Guilhem, on the chorus to

Lady Gaga: 10 things we learned from hearing ARTPOP

On Tuesday, Lady Gaga's new album ARTPOP – the first since 2011's Born This Way and her recent time off from pop following a hip injury – will be streaming in full via a mobile phone company's website, six days before its official release date.

Gentlemen - Late Nacht: New music

A man has a night out in Soho we can all relate to in the video for Gentlemen's moody rumble of a new single Reading on mobile? Click here to watch Have you ever been to London's Soho at night and wondered around, giving other people in the restauran