Malcolm Jack
Malcolm Jack
Malcolm Jack is Pop and Rock Music Editor for The Big Issue and a freelance music, arts and features journalist for a variety of print and online titles.
Radiohead legend Philip Selway takes us on a Strange Dance
Interview

Radiohead legend Philip Selway takes us on a Strange Dance

‘The UK will win Eurovision’ and more predictions for music in 2023
the year ahead

‘The UK will win Eurovision’ and more predictions for music in 2023

Felt legend Lawrence: ‘I want to just see what fame’s like’
Music

Felt legend Lawrence: ‘I want to just see what fame’s like’

Merch wars kick off as venues take up to 45% from band T-shirt sales
fair pay

Merch wars kick off as venues take up to 45% from band T-shirt sales

The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs
Music

The BBC is the repository of our cultural memory. Protect it at all costs

Self Esteem’s righteous reinvention should lead to Mercury Prize glory
Music

Self Esteem’s righteous reinvention should lead to Mercury Prize glory

Muse: Will of the People review – ‘Mad, bad, dangerous, and unreasonably good fun’
Album review

Muse: Will of the People review – ‘Mad, bad, dangerous, and unreasonably good fun’

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts
Music

Born to run riot with surge pricing – ticket agencies have become the ticket touts

Ultimate Thunder: The most punk-rock band in Britain
Music

Ultimate Thunder: The most punk-rock band in Britain

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies
Film

Top songs: a guide to Tom Cruise singing cheesy tunes in movies

Beware, playlist connoisseurs – these well-known musicians deleted their own albums from existence
music history

Beware, playlist connoisseurs – these well-known musicians deleted their own albums from existence

Six months on, as music festivals begin again, it’s like the Astroworld disaster never happened
gig safety

Six months on, as music festivals begin again, it’s like the Astroworld disaster never happened