Alright, so I have to start with a bit of a disclaimer. I shan’t deny I am following upcoming artist Basheba on Instagram mainly for her impeccable ...more
Earlier this month, Franz Ferdinand announced the departure of rhythm guitarist and songwriter Nick McCarthy from the line up. The band, who formed in...more
Lovelace, aka Rebecca Whitbread, isn’t afraid of experimentation, instead taking on multiple genres and instruments for her debut album Lands. Due t...more
In April 2015, Dutch artist Annelotte De Graaf flew to New York alone to begin recording her debut album as Amber Arcades. The result, Fading Lines, i...more
Last week on hit Netflix series Scream, high school bitch Brooke Maddox lured her one-time fling and ex-teacher - the aptly (?) named Mr Branson - i...more
Billie Marten is having the time of her life. Having been nominated for the BBC Sound of 2016 long list in January, she quickly signed to Chess Clu...more
Bear’s Den flatter to deceive on Red Earth & Pouring Rain
Metronomy get sexy on Summer 08
Martha deliver power-pop perfection on Blisters in the Pit of My Heart
Shura serves up confident debut with Nothing’s Real
The Last Shadow Puppets @ Alexandra Palace, London, 16/07/2016
After an 8-year hiatus, The Last Shadow Puppets (Arctic Monkeys front man Alex Turner and best pal Miles Kane) have taken 2016 by storm with a cocksu...more
The Roundhouse Punk Weekender @ London, 09 – 10/07/2016
“Punk. Isn’t. Dead.” These are the words of the day, defiantly spluttered by a host of performers on the Saturday of The Roundhouse Punk Weeke...more
Blissfields 2016 @ Hampshire, 30/06 – 03/07/2016
And so the saying goes: it (usually) never rains at Blissfields. In 2015, the weekend-long event reached new heights of robust weather fame when atten...more
Best Kept Secret 2016 @ Beekse Bergen, Holland, 17-19/06/2016
The sun has permanently disappeared behind the clouds and the beer is on the expensive side. Still, those in the fields of Best Kept Secret 2016 are i...more