INTRODUCING
With the dawn of the internet and the disintegration of musical tribes, it's easy to argue scenes don't exist in the same way as they once did. The in...more
Its day four of a festival. Fun-fatigue has you in its claws, and you’re drained having lived off nothing but cereal bars, cider and fags for the la...more
If you ever need to completely escape from the world for a while; then lose yourself in the music of Isaac Gracie. His beautiful, dreamy, rusty vocal ...more
INTERVIEWS
When it comes to music, there’s no better feeling of expression than "artistic freedom," as Mary Spender tells us on a cosy Monday evening at Rise ...more
“I’ve been doing all the things you need to do [when you’re releasing a record], with marketing people and agents and stuff, like getting the to...more
Continuing our Women in Music column, we look at The Girls Against Groping campaign. The project has gained massive traction throughout the year, draw...more
ALBUM REVIEWS
Ed Tullett explores love and maturity for Fiancé
Marlon Williams creates haunting country songs on debut release
Field Music return with pop album Commontime
Mass Gothic go big and ethereal on self-titled debut
LIVE REVIEWS
Lanterns on the Lake @ The Workman’s Club, Dublin, 30/01/2016
"We do this at every show, it helps to build tension." On a tiny stage in The Workman’s Club that’s not particularly meant for a five-piece band,...more
Aidan Knight, Villagers @ Komedia, Bath, 10/02/2016
A line curls around Komedia as the music fans of Bath turn out in force to watch Villagers, the solo-project-slash-band of front man Conor O’Brien, ...more
Crooks, Glassjaw, Coheed and Cambria @ Student Union, Cardiff, 31/01/16
Tonight’s bill brings back vivid memories of the DIY scene of the early 2000s, Coheed and Cambria and Glassjaw being two of its most successful alum...more
Drenge, Bloc Party @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 01/02/2016
To our shame - and though we’ve kept relatively up to date with the band’s career - it’s been 10 years since we last saw Bloc Party play live. W...more