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Neil Tennant, left, and Chris Lowe from the band Pet Shop Boys, 1993. Courtesy: Getty Images; photograph: Steve Pyke

To celebrate the publication of Neil Tennant’s collected lyrics, Michael Bracewell reflects on one of the great synth-pop groups 

Xenophobia has escalated to ‘emergency’ levels but the most watched music video on Italian YouTube is by a Tunisian-Italian artist

The Carters’s museum takeover powers through art history’s greatest hits – with a serious message about how the canon treats black bodies

Paul Rekret surveys ‘chill wave’, the mellow pop, sepia-toned indie and tropical dance tropes in new music releases 

Playlist - 22 Aug 2016

Iggy Pop; Elza Soares; Hélio Oiticica

Looking back on the Rockumentary