Ones to Watch in 2017
Is it just me, or has the fuss around end of year lists significantly decreased in the 2016-2017 crossover compared to previous years? It seems like ...more
12 Days of Christmas: Natalie McCool reflects on The Great Unknown, one of our Albums of 2016
Natalie McCool has created one of the albums of the year. It’s official. Her debut album The Great Unknown – which takes its name from fan favour...more
12 Days of Christmas: Albums of 2016 Writers’ Poll
It's been said often enough, but we'll say it again anyway: 2016 has been a terrible year for everyone involved. From political blunders to catastroph...more
12 Days of Christmas: Kayla Painter Explores the Ghosts of Christmas Past
I’ve never really engaged with end of year lists. This is partly because I find it overwhelming and stressful to try and consume a large amount of i...more
12 Days of Christmas: Albums of 2016 Editor’s Pick (Tiffany Daniels)
I don’t need to tell you that 2016 has been one hell of a year. I don’t need to list all of the great talent that we’ve lost, nor do I need to l...more
12 Days of Christmas: It’s the Most Wonderfully Acoustic Time of Year
There are few things more Christmas-y than settling down for an intimate performance in a space that lends itself to good acoustics and a communal fee...more
#19 Women in Music: Laura Alluxe Escudé (Kanye West, Iggy Azalea)
Laura Alluxe Escudé is not a normal artist. Neither is she a normal sound engineer, a normal producer, or a normal violinist. She certainly isn't a n...more
Natalie McCool is impeccably stylish on The Great Unknown
Sometimes we question the importance of an album’s release date. Is it really necessary to have one, anymore? Digital albums can reach their audienc...more
Interview: Rachel Davies of Esben and the Witch talks Older Terrors and Berlin
“We’d been thinking about it for ages – for a couple of years, really,” says Rachel Davies of Brighton based experimental rock trio, Esben and...more
Esben and the Witch release magnificent Older Terrors
Mark our words: just as Esben and the Witch are not a standard band, this is not a standard four-track release. Ranging 10 to just under 14 minutes in...more