I'm happy to learn I'm not the only person who's relied on their mum for band name inspiration. Adwaith found their name when one of their mums aske...more
A couple of weeks ago I introduced you all to LPX, aka Lizzy Plapinger, one-half of alt-pop superstars MS MR. Well, the other half (Max Hershenow) has...more
PHANGS is the dream pop musical brainchild of Nashville's Jake Germany. Layered in dense, breezy synthesizers, heartbeat percussion, and the nostalgia...more
Sorcha Richardson is onto something. The Brooklyn-based artist has tickled our fancy since the release of her 2016 single "Petrol Station", and has ga...more
In pursuit of a modern conception of cool, most of our references are in dire need of an overhaul. Dick Hebdige’s eternally beloved Subculture: The ...more
Blackpool’s pop darling Rae Morris has enjoyed a rapid rise to the top over a few short years, since first gaining recognition with several high pro...more
Lissie finds a creative rebirth on Castles
Sunflower Bean turn Twentytwo in Blue
Gengahr flourish with Where Wildness Grows
Titus Andronicus return in a glory of flames with A Productive Cough
Kelela @ SWX, Bristol, 23/02/2018
Kelela is every bit the superstar. Sporting a baggy white dress, spotlight zoned on her, she solitarily struts onto the SWX stage in Bristol. Before e...more
Alvvays @ Trinity Centre, Bristol, 16/02/2018
Bursting onto the scene in 2014, Alvvays' self-titled debut received critical acclaim across the board, striking the right balance between indie and ...more
Sean McGowan, Ida Mae, Will Varley @ Trinity Centre, Bristol, 08/02/18
In the 9 years since I first graced this beautiful city, I’m ashamed to say this is my first visit to The Trinity Centre, ahead of Will Varley head...more
Cosmo Pyke @ The Garage, London, 31/01/2018
We should have anticipated this. A sold-out show for Cosmo Pyke - a Brit School-trained musician/model/skateboarder, yet to break the 20-year mark of ...more