Interview with IAMKYAMI
“I can’t be the person to swoop in and try to save the scene.”
Profile of Holy Roseanna
“I can understand why people say songwriting is like therapy.”
Profile of MAZED
“This is what I love: giving room for all your emotions.”
Interview with Tabitha Jade
“I wanted to bring the sass back!”
Do You Wonder About Me?
Diet Cig (review)
What young band doesn’t quake at a salty
Interview with Warmduscher
“Whatever came out, we stuck with it.”
J Balvin (review)
Sipping aguardiente with women in bikinis.
You or Someone You Know
Wouldn’t it be easier to just outsource your problems to a cult?
Bill Ryder-Jones at Future Yard Festival, Birkenhead
Outside the chapel people compete for his attention.
Hinds at Arts Club, Liverpool
Apparently Sports Team showed up, but I only had eyes for the Spanish quartet.
The Studied Mythmaking of Britney Spears
Is she ringing up some other blonde girl in a lilac bedroom, surrounded by Beanie Babies as she clasps the receiver to her ear?
Primavera Sound 2018
I’m informed he's had the audacity to wear a pair of tight white jeans.
Someone Else’s Playlist
I was floating somewhere outside of myself, impervious to the bedlam from the speakers.
Interview with Zuzu
“Everyone’s a bit sad, aren’t they? And I feel like laughing about it helps.”
Interview with Laura J Martin
“Let me just say that I had to down a lot of tea to digest the bugger.”
Interview with Mary Miller
“You end up with a kind of distorted reality, because you’ve turned the original sound on its head to find a whole new perspective.”
The Smiths’ Royal Iconoclasm
Times were bleak, and the world wasn’t listening — or worse still, it was listening to Simply Red.
Interview with Richard Hawley
“The Tories are dismantling our country.”
Interview with Friends
“She was right there on stage, cradling this panther under her arm because she was real shy.”
Running on Cargo