Interview: Girl Ray talk getting recognised ahead of release of Earl Grey
Poppy Hankin answers the phone with a gush of warmth and geniality, and quickly explains that the rest of Girl Ray, classmates Iris McConnell and Soph...more
Interview: BIKE on Tropicália, streaming, and loving Bristol
Brazilian post-Tropicália band BIKE can't sit still in their hotel room in Lisbon. They are between cities as part of a huge European headline t...more
Interview: Ardyn discuss being twins in a band and keyboard shopping at Lidl
As with most twins, Gloucestershire-based folk duo Ardyn (Katy and Rob Pearson) have grown up with an almost telepathic connection. But like all brot...more
Interview: Escaping together with Nite Jewel
At the height of last summer - that woozy July that ushered in May's tenure, heat that withered the pound like grapes on a vine - the Guardian publi...more
Interview: Joshua Burnside explains debut Ephrata
You may have noticed that we've recently developed an obsession with Joshua Burnside's music. Or make that, we're in the middle of revisiting an obses...more
Interview: Plants and Animals on battling ego and charming the UK
“I wish it had happened a little quicker and earlier, but you know…” Matthew Woodley breaks into laughter. We’ve been discussing his band, Pla...more
Interview: Stornoway say farewell after 10 years on the road
Stornoway is hitting the road for one last time to say goodbye to the fans they’ve picked up over the past 10 years of making music. Their farewell ...more
Interview: VANT demand a revolution
As 2016 hurtled towards its catastrophic climax, we were all reminded of how imperfect our tiny, old planet really is. Brexit was a shambles, and Trum...more
Interview: Big Thief on their “undefinable blob of energy”
Big Thief are in good spirits. The band have already completed the continental leg of their 2017 tour – taking them through cities in France, German...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