Monthly Archives: June 2019

Richard Hawley – Further // Album Review

His unpretentious sentimentality is as strong as ever, despite tackling the weighty topics of ageing, loneliness, solitude (which he points out is not the same thing on ‘Not Lonely’), and time.

Visions Festival // Preview

The 2019 edition of Visions Festival is incoming...

Pip Blom – Boat // Album Review

Boat bursts open with sharp single, ‘Daddy Issues’, and like a reliable employee delivers big chorus after big chorus.

Andrea Di Giovanni // In Short

Crafting exuberant, dark, club-ready pop Andrea Di Giovanni is a rapidly rising queer pop icon. The Italian artist and activist, who's now London-based, recently...

Hayden Thorpe – Diviner // Album Review

Most notably, it finds Thorpe undoubtedly at peace with the breakup of his band.

Flying Lotus – Flamagra // Album Review

FlyLo sounds content to let his identity wash in the bright lights of his star guests this time around, with his distinctive bass runs and texture running through Flamagra like a pillar.

Deep Tan // In Five

Deep Tan has been making quite the impact with their debut single 'Air' and a string of tour dates with fellow London peers Madonnatron....

Cartae // Interview

Hailing from Wembley, the mild-mannered Cartae is coming into her own as an artist and 2019 is set to be a big year for the young singer-songwriter so we sat down with her for a chat in the midst of her new EP, Minutes.

Mom Tudie // In Short

Having just released his debut EP, High Ceilings, Mom Tudie - a young producer from South London - is already making waves. We caught up with him ahead of his performance at Tula next month to find out a little more about him via some quick-fire questions...

The Heatwave // In Five

Dancehall sound system and production outfit The Heatwave are renowned for their explosive live performances, we caught up with them in the middle of their Jazz Cafe residency for the month of June as they celebrate 16 years in the business.

Joel Wells // In Short

London based Genre-melding artist and producer Joel Wells has a deep authenticity at the core of his vocal, which he uses to seamlessly weave a thread between his varied influences, dance-floor sensibilities and alt-pop song craft. We caught up with him to find out a little about what does (and doesn't) make him tick.

Tungz // In Short

With a string of headline shows, festival performances and a debut EP in their midst, 2019 is set to be a big year for Tungz. We caught up with Bristol four-piece to find out a bit about what does (and doesn't) make them tick. From smiles, to scrambled eggs, to floating on a barge in Venice...

MoStack – Stacko // Album Review

MoStack cements his place as one of the front runners of the burgeoning UK scene with his debut album Stacko. Read our review.

Honeyblood – In Plain Sight // Album Review

It’s largely set to glassily- produced bubblegum rock that lacks the raw punch of Honeyblood’s earlier material but isn’t shy of brash pop-punk hooks.

Roisin Murphy // Interview

With a string of festival slots ahead of her, including Barcelona's Primavera, and Dekmantel in Amsterdam, we caught up with the pop star and club queen, Roisin Murphy, to find out just how she manages to do it all.

Cate Le Bon – Reward // Album Review

At once a comforting and curious listen, Reward is an excellent album from an artist finally getting the recognition she deserves.

SOULS // In Five

We caught up with David Gledhill, aka SOULS, to find out about a few tracks that have inspired him and his sound as we listen to his new single 'We Will Walk', featuring London's very own Big Zuu.

Jamila Woods // Interview

"I’d been thinking a lot about the question of what will I add to that conversation…"

George Ogilvie // In Short

Having just announced his UK & Ireland tour, we caught up with George Ogilvie to find out a little more about him via some quick-fire questions. From chaos, to Cornwall, to holding two greasy burgers in the back of a van...

Charly Bliss – Young Enough // Album Review

All the depth and changes aside, this record is fun and it's exciting to know there is more to come from them.