Albums of 2017: Deputy Editor’s Pick
As the noise continues to ring out all around us, silence has become something of a luxury. There were records released in 2017 that, by chance or des...more
Top 10 Songs About Lists
It's the first day in November as I write this, which means the season is officially here. You know what I'm talking about: the clocks go back, the we...more
Interview: Meadowlark talk mental health and the beauty of postcards
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
Cults draw us in with Offering
By the time the Manhattan duo had released their debut album, the continued existence of Cults already felt like a survival fight. While breakout hit ...more
Interview: EMA explores the boundaries of the outer ring
In September 2015, the Washington Post ran a feature called ‘An American Void’. It follows the day-to-day lives of the Meek family, who occasional...more
Sea Change Festival 2017 @ Totnes, 24-26/08/17
As a young man growing up in Torquay, the neighbouring town of Totnes seemed like a strange kind of heaven. It was full of anarchists, hippies, social...more
Everything Everything are lost in A Fever Dream
In the seven years since Everything Everything hatched their jabbering debut Man Alive, a record that seemed destined to be filed alongside Fenech So...more
Introducing: Esther Joy
Lord, it's dark out. Hot, wretched evenings punctuated by the rattling of teeth and the burning of tiki torches. Someone's friend got hit, or they saw...more
DrunkenWerewolf’s Alternative Mercury Prize List 2017
It's that time of the summer when every UK music fan stares at a list of albums - one that somehow, unfeasibly, seems to include The xx every year - a...more
Waxahatchee makes her voice heard on Out in the Storm
There’s a pivotal scene that closes out the first season of Spaced, the cult TV debut of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, and director Edgar Wright, in which...more