“It’s wonderful until you stick your head into it and then it’s something else” Continue reading Notes from a Blackened Dream: Dog Replica by Angus Rogers (Opus Kink)
That’s when a writer’s voice really comes out. A good piece of work. When it is read aloud. Continue reading “Like a jab at some form of musical instrument inside your head”: An Ode to Samuel Beckett
Checking in with sister duo considered ‘the scene’s best kept secret’ Continue reading 2022 by its Artists #8: Waterbaby
“Breaking news: slightly introverted, sensitive woman loves Big Thief”. Continue reading 2022 by its Artists #7: Ellie Bleach
The singer of the capital’s finest pagan indie band Tapir! catches us up on their year making and listening to music. Continue reading 2022 By Its Artists #6: Ike Gray (Tapir!)
Beyond its slide whistles and jokes, beneath its knowingly silly ‘post-clown’ label, Gentle Stranger are eloquent chroniclers of our present experience Continue reading Just another ‘Post-Clown’ album: Gentle Stranger, ‘Upon Return’.
“We started 2022 having played only two shows and with nothing released, so the space between then and now at the end of our first year is a bit of a blur.” Continue reading 2022 by its Artists #5: Divorce
“I think I mean this in a good way, but this has been the longest year of my life.” Continue reading 2022 by its Artists #4: lilo
Mike O’Malley of caroline offers up his take on 2022, reflecting on the release of the band’s debut album and some of his favourite releases from the year Continue reading 2022 by its Artists #3: Mike O’Malley (caroline)
The Black Country, New Road saxophonist/flautist/vocalist talks us through a turbulent but triumphant year. Continue reading 2022 by its Artists #2: Lewis Evans (Black Country, New Road)
We wanted to know what the artists behind some of our favourite 2022 releases made of it all. First up: Platonica Erotica. Continue reading 2022 by its Artists: #1 Platonica Erotica
Finding hedonism in solitude, in the menial introversions of an overcast everyday. Continue reading Adam Hopper serves up a wistful slacker pop gem on debut single ‘Beauty in Sadness’.