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The Best of Glastonbury 2017

The six-week clean-up is underway! If you didn't make it to Glastonbury to have your pint pulled by Jez and see Shaggy perform for some reason then don't fret! The BBC have pulled together a highlights package. 

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Perfume Genius: "No Shape"

“No Shape” is a powerful continuation and evolution of musician Perfume Genius’s grapple with the personal and political complexities of being a queer artist, with each song clearly carrying an undercurrent of elegant but unwavering rebellion.

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Lou Reed: Take A Walk On the Wild Side (Live, Sunday Night 1989)

The Guelph Central Student Association (Ontario, Canada) got some waking up to do after they slightly get the wrong end of the stick.

Lou Reed’s friends dismiss claim that Walk on the Wild Side is transphobic.

Defense came after Canadian student body apologized for ‘hurtful’ lyrics to the trans community after including the 1972 hit on a playlist at a campus event.

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The Handmaid's Tale TV 2017 TV Series Trailer

Based on the bet-selling novel by Margaret Atwood, this series is set in Gilead, a totalitarian society in what used to be part of the United States. Gilead is ruled by a fundamentalist regime that treats women as property of the state, and is faced with environmental disasters and a plummeting birth rate. In a desperate attempt to repopulate a devastated world, the few remaining fertile women are forced into sexual servitude.

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Father John Misty premieres new material ahead of Pure Comedy release

King of bathos, sarcasm and awkward BBC Breakfast interviews, Father John Misty set out on his European tour last week, previewing a handful of unreleased songs from his forthcoming album Pure Comedy.

The singer seems to have a knack of writing beautiful songs about everything from the inane nature of social media to sarcastic ballads mocking what Pitchfork described as “the entire franchise of privileged white men”.

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