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Ones to Watch at Dot to Dot 2019
This weekend marks the return of one of the UK's most celebrated new music festivals, and Dot to Dot 2019 isn't holding back. An onslaught of emerging...more
Ones to Watch in 2019
High profile tips have already given a very similar view of the music scene in 2019. There are a few exceptions - more on which later - but most Ones...more
Tiffany’s Albums of the Year 2018
A lot has been said of 2018, and most of it ain't pretty. We've had deaths - notably The Fall's Mark E Smith, Frighten Rabbit's Scott Hutchinson and...more
Mansoor’s Albums of the Year 2018
Pitchfork-waving internet people: these are Album Reviews Sub Editor Mansoor Iqbal's picks for the best albums of 2018 - not DrunkenWerewolf's overa...more
Across Continents with Total Bike Forever
In late 2017, like many of us, Adam Faulkner and Tim Stephens became frustrated with constantly having to juggle creative endeavours with office work....more
Ones to Watch at Pitchfork Paris 2018
Autumn in Paris; it’s not exactly the first thing that comes to mind when you think about festival-ing. Gone are the mud-smacked wellies and damp te...more
Ones to Watch at Green Man 2018
It’s not every festival that offers showings of Czech New Wave classic Daisies, separate listings for performing and visual arts, and an invitation ...more
Top 10 Songs About Mental Health and Depression
1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem every year. 1 in 6 people reports experiencing a common mental health problem (such as...more
Oh Joy’s guide to Dublin’s Music Scene
It's a little funny to be writing a guide to Dublin given that we recently decided we're going to leave Dublin and move to the UK in July to work on m...more
Bristol’s Live Music Crisis
Bristol can hold its head high in respect of what it offers its city dwellers in terms of arts and culture. In 2017 the Beeb awarded the city “best ...more