INTRODUCING
There’s an urgent West Coast-esque drawl to Lowell’s music that calls to mind the slacker pout of firm DrunkenWerewolf favourite EMA and her recen...more
There’s a scene in Whip It where the wilful would-be boyfriend of Ellen Page’s protagonist Bliss Cavendar performs with his band at a pool party. ...more
Freddie Dickson is young, raw, bitter and signed to Columbia Records. Why? He’s young because, well, he wasn’t born very long ago. He’s raw beca...more
INTERVIEWS
If you like rock'n'roll or music in general you may well have come across Fat White Family at some point this year or last. And if you haven’t yet,...more
Melodies that will melt your heart, a healthy outlook on celebrity and bite to defy the stereotypes of her pop genre – when Megan Washington release...more
I visit Grammy-winning vocalist Lady Rizo at her Edinburgh apartment to talk song-writing, divahood, and survival against the backdrop of her most suc...more
ALBUM REVIEWS
Asteroids Galaxy Tour – Bring Us Together
The Brackish – Big Guys
Karen O – Crush Songs
BANKS – Goddess
LIVE REVIEWS
Bestival 2014 @ Isle of Wight, 04/09/2014 – 07/09/2014
If you surround a really big disco ball with 50,000 revellers, treat them to a miniature heatwave and plonk them on an island, what do you get? A Dese...more
Leddra Chapman @ Cafe Nero, Bristol, 16/08/204
There is something distinctly Phoebe Buffay about gigs in coffee shops. While the boho of society are divided between celebrating the quirk and bawlin...more
Green Man 2014 @ Glanusk, Wales, 14/08/2014 – 17/08/214
Green Man 2014 does not seem an obvious choice to locate a protest about the Vietnam War. Yet amid the song of vendors melodiously hawking garlic brea...more
Beacons Festival 2014 @ Skipton, 07/08/2014 – 10/08/2014
Many of us are constantly seeking to escape from the mundane nature of British weather. We excitedly wait for the summer to arrive, eager to capitalis...more