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In the news

Courtney Love reunites classic Hole lineup

Leonard Cohen's poetic thanks as former manager and lover is jailed for harassment

Axl Rose apologises to Cleveland over Hall of Fame snub

Tupac hologram may go on tour

Adele leads nominations for 57th Ivor Novello awards

Kraftwerk to release new album "soon"

On the blog

Is Justin Bieber the new Simon Cowell?

Why supporting copyright is not the same as opposing freedom of speech

Dick Clark: the underground's unlikely champion

Readers recommend: songs about angels

ElectricJive: reclaiming South Africa's out-of-print musical past, album by album

Who gave the best performance on Later … with Jools Holland?

Things to watch and listen to

Music Weekly podcast

Album stream: Norah Jones – Little Broken Hearts

Portico Quartet: Line and Rubidium live session – video

Reader's playlist: sunny songs for rainy days

New music: A$AP Rocky – Goldie

Old music: The Smiths – Miserable Lie

Further reading

Tim Burgess: 'I tried a lot of different drugs'

Tricky: 'I thought I'd be an underground artist. I was not ready'

Bob Marley: 'What we need is some positive vibration' – a classic interview from the vaults

Paul Simon's Graceland: the acclaim and the outrage

Levon Helm – Obituary for the drummer with the Band whose career stretched in many other directions

The latest readers' album reviews

Win one of 10 pairs of tickets to the Great Escape

Taking place at 30 venues throughout Brighton from 10 to 12 May, the Great Escape is traditionally seen as a showcase for new bands and a scene-setter for the rest of the summer.

For the first time, the Guardian will be staging three New Band of the Day gigs, curated with the assistance of Paul Lester, who writes the daily column.

See here for information on how to win a pair of tickets for the festival.

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