“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
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’.
‘Milk For Flowers’ begins to let us back into Evans’ world. Continue reading H. Hawkline’s signature Surreal Abstractions meet Emotional Candour on new single ‘Milk For Flowers’
‘Quale Futuro?’ is a multifaceted beast, an album that rallies itself from within. Continue reading London outfit Qlowski share an uncompromising and brooding debut album in ‘Quale Futuro?’
‘Wallace’ really cements the band as a diverse powerhouse of genres and shows the headier side of English Teacher. Words: Brad Harris | Photo: Sophie Jouvenaar My first English teacher was a tall, towering mountain of a man. A man who seemed to only wear large, overfitting shirts that he had accidentally ripped the holes in the armpits of. When he insisted on raising his … Continue reading Leeds newcomers English Teacher return in stunning B-side tradition on ‘Wallace’.
The first full capacity gig back, the second restrictions are lifted. Continue reading London’s 00:01 Festival is set to welcome back full capacity shows at the stroke of midnight.
‘Non Fiction’ slaps the rose-tinted ray-bans off your face. Continue reading Vancouver outfit NOV3L have crafted a debut album that lifts up a mirror to society with ‘Non Fiction’.
Medium Love are conquering lockdown, having released their stellar debut EP Overcoming Shyness back in August, the London band are back with a new single. Dirty Knees harnesses the spirit and freedom that summer brings, it tears at the ripped knees of your denim and reinvigorates the memories of those stretched out, warm days of summer. Dirty Knees is dreamworld steeped in romantic imagery and … Continue reading ‘Dirty Knees’ reflects on sun-kissed summers past. Meet Medium Love.
NEW MUSIC | BADGERS | WORDS BY KARL JOHNSON The beating heart of modern psychedelia – through it’s many strains and mutations – belongs to the heat-stained and unforgiving terrain of Australia. Out on Strong Island Recordings, Why Am I Your Only Friend? waits for no-one as it tears at the seams of traditional psychedelic rock. There’s a sense of control in the chaotic and … Continue reading Truly unstoppable psych-rock goodness by Melbourne’s Badgers