Monthly Archives: August 2019

Gabriel Olafs // In Five

Gabriel Olafs is a precocious and prolific talent. With his debut album out today the youg pianist and composer shares five tracks that have influenced him.

The Vegan Leather // In Short

With their debut album out this October, Scottish four-piece The Vegan Leather has been gathering a great deal of attention for their dancefloor-ready art-pop....

Whitney – Forever Turned Around // Album Review

Broadening and deepening their sound while remaining true to that initial ethos, Whitney may just have crafted another classic.

Föllakzoid – I // Album Review

Their approach is both blissfully elegant and intriguing as each of the four songs unfold.

Happyness // In Five

After two and a half years Happyness is back! In celebration, the sensational Ash Kenazi shares five inspirational and influential tracks with us.

Slaughter Beach, Dog – Safe And Also No Fear // Album...

These indie-folk anecdotes and internal musings of a far-from-spotless mind showcase Jake Ewald’s enigmatic, wry and pathos-laden storytelling.

Ride – This Is Not A Safe Place // Album Review

Marking the sixth studio album since the band’s formation, shoegaze pioneers Ride return this month with an outstanding twelve-track release.

Olivia Nelson // In Five

Olivia Nelson's rich, soulful vocals are the kind that you can easily get lost in. Her songs offer an emotive vulnerability, honesty, and self-assurance...

Peter Cat Recording Co // Interview

A year on from being signed to Parisian label Panache Records, Delhi-based quintet Peter Cat Recording Co released Bismillah ahead of a European tour. After...

Ezra Furman – Twelve Nudes // Album Review

There are moments of reflectivity, in the short and intense hangovers like ‘I Wanna Be Your Girlfriend’ that languish in surf-rock guitars, but very authentically, this is an album for losing your shit to.

Twen // In Short

With their debut album Awestruck due out on September 20th, we caught up with Twen ahead of their show with TACOCAT at Moth Club next Thursday.

Lina Tullgren // In Short

Imbued with emotive warmth and lyrical vulnerability, Lina Tullgren's songs are beautifully and intricately intimate. We caught up with the Queens, NY, based artist...

Jadu Heart // In Five

Enigmatic and mesmerising, Jadu Heart offers a blissful, otherworldly pop landscape tinged with kaleidoscopic surrealism. With their debut album Melt Away released last week,...

Dan Mangan // In Short

Dan Mangan's music purveys a deeply heartfelt poeticism within his Americana-tinged indie-folk. Last year he released his fifth record More or Less, and ahead...

The Hold Steady – Thrashing Thru The Passion // Album Review

It might not quite touch the white-hot fury of the first three albums, but it’s honestly the best – the most alive – they’ve sounded in years.

Rock en Seine 2019 // Preview

Jorja Smith, Aphex Twin and more play Rock en Seine this weekend.

Panic Pocket // In Five

Ahead of playing Spectrum's show at Strongroom Bar tomorrow, we caught up with Panic Pocket to find out about five tracks that have inspired them.

Friendly Fires – Inflorescent // Album Review

"After almost a decade in the dark, the band’s future feels brighter than ever – let’s only hope album four arrives a little more hastily" - we review the new record from Friendly Fires.

Snoh Aalegra – Ugh Those Feels Again // Album Review

With smooth vocals and perfectly-paired suave jazz instrumentals, - 'Ugh, those feels again' is slick; Amar Mehta reviews the new album from Snoh Aalegra.

Blanck Mass – Animated Violence Mild // Album Review

An enjoyable ball of energy and passion, that reveals what would pop music sound like if you put it through an organ grinder.

Clairo – Immunity // Album Review

Squaring up to The Japanese House, her songs are as sweet as sugar, especially when matched with her butter-wouldn’t-melt vocals that infuse upbeat indie with DIY electronica...