INTRODUCING
‘Fairytale’ and ‘grunge’ are perhaps two words you wouldn’t expect to hear together. But this is how Ambiere, an exciting electronica trio f...more
The dawn of a new year is an irritatingly optimistic time for so many people. You yourself might be buoyed by the prospect of a clean slate and a lon...more
Airy and mysterious, the music of Julia Lucille is beautifully crafted. She plays a style of dream folk, driven by finger-picked guitar and her ethere...more
INTERVIEWS
Throw out everything you know, or you think you know about Summer Cannibals' frontwoman Jessica Boudreaux. The Portland-based artist has branched ou...more
Hidden away on an undisturbed mountainside of Vermont lies a recording pilgrimage for New England musicians. The sounds of the wilderness are a welcom...more
Meadowlark has a lot to be pleased about. With a lauded debut album under their belt and a soon-to-be sell-out headline tour, 2017 has certainly been ...more
ALBUM REVIEWS
Lucas Oswald casts a magical spell on Whet
Charlotte Gainsbourg overhauls grief in Rest
Hüsker Dü’s Savage Young Dü in a flow chart
Sleigh Bells run out of experimental steam on Kid Kruschev
LIVE REVIEWS
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
Frigs, Wolf Parade @ Thekla, Bristol, 18/11/2017
What a night for it. The skies open and a downpour starts just as we're due to leave the house to witness Wolf Parade's return to Bristol. Trudging to...more
Alpines, Goldfrapp @ O2 Academy, Bristol, 09/11/2017
It says a lot about a band when they can sell-out a 2,000 capacity venue at a whopping £32.50 a ticket. Are these really the times we’re living in...more