INTRODUCING
For some of us, simply meeting our heroes can be enough. For Stefano De Stefano, it wasn't. In the years he was fronting Italian alt-folk trio Pipers,...more
LPX is the exciting new solo project of Lizzy Plapinger, best known as the frontwoman of alt-pop superstars MS MR. A hiatus, after 6 years of non-sto...more
A bright new spark on the horizon of British soul-pop and jazz, Malaika - real name Malaika Shaw - has secured herself another deserved long listing ...more
INTERVIEWS
When you see the word Graceland do you think of 50s rock'n'roll and sexy quiffs, or African sounds infused with tribal beats for Betty and Al? (If you...more
Crashing drums, chunky background percussion, and melodies that will stick in your head for days. Yep, it's another album from The Go! Team. The tro...more
Throw out everything you know, or you think you know about Summer Cannibals' frontwoman Jessica Boudreaux. The Portland-based artist has branched ou...more
ALBUM REVIEWS
Ought return with Room Inside the World
The Orielles keep it lo-fi for Silver Dollar Moment
The luminous dream pop of Lowtide’s Southern Mind
Wild Beasts say their goodbyes with Last Night All My Dreams Came True
LIVE REVIEWS
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
Blanco White @ Hoxton Square Bar and Grill, London, 12/12/2017
In a room that's as jampacked and stiflingly hot as the (severely delayed) Central Line train I've just left, Blanco White still sends a chill down my...more
Pictish Trail @ Crofter’s Rights, Bristol, 06/12/2017
As the soothing warbles and space-like blues profuse from the Crofter’s Rights back room to start Pictish Trail’s performance, you can’t help bu...more