Live in Ravenna [EP]
Annabel Dream Reader
No Bells On Sunday EP
Worship The Sun
Their demise is a great loss for music and for culture in general. Fortunately there are artists out there now who are sure to be stepping up to carry on the work started by the duo, and if The Knife choose to return one day with new music we will welcome them with open arms. [read more]
We tried to work out exactly what it was that made Green Man so special, what set it apart from the other festivals, the reason why only days later we were already so desperate to go back. Honestly, we tried, but everyone we spoke to held something different to their heart. [read more]
19-year-old singer, songwriter and producer Uzoechi Osisioma Emenike is everywhere. Having spent the last 12 - 18 months featuring on a number of chart topping singles and writing for the likes of The Saturdays, Misha B, Little Mix and Kylie Minogue, 2014 marks the start of MNEK - the solo artist. [read more]
"I bought a bunch of new gear!" Israeli-by-way-of-LA house and techno producer Mor Elian is surprisingly perky for a Sunday morning, no doubt roused from her recovery early after a long Saturday night to participate in yet another interview but appearing cheerful over Skype. [read more]
After a summer spent finalising the details of their seventh album, surprise released last month, and playing a few festival dates in their native Denmark, Wagner and bandmate Sharin Foo are enjoying some home comforts before an autumn tour that will see them play on both sides of the Atlantic in the run up to Christmas. [read more]
We're going to be sharing a 'label a day' with you in the lead up to the forthcoming Label Mates II six day festival at the Shacklewell Arms. Taking a step behind the brilliant bands to the people that help them function, we caught up with Art Is Hard Records to help kick things off. [read more]
Sparks captures an artist wanting to experience the full weight and brevity of making music in the 21st century. Life is faster and connections are volatile, so the leap forward for Heap is how she's fuelled by technology, how she believes it drives us, rather than buries us in a bewildered state of inertia. [read more]
It's rare to hear a debut that is catchy, smart and confident, one that defines itself within a genre while simultaneously pushing its boundaries. It’s also rare to find a young artist who is doing things her own damn way. We spoke to Thompson-Hannant about her production predisposition, kinship towards Maria Anna Mozart and DIY spirit. [read more]
Once in a great while we are privileged to experience a movie event so extraordinary that it becomes a part of our shared heritage. The Simpsons Movie was supposed to be one of them. Yet, today, on the seventh anniversary of its release, it exists only as a dumb pig joke that people seemingly refuse to acknowledge as a legitimate film. [read more]
The Miyazaki that we have come to love and enjoy, with films like Princess Mononoke, Howl's Moving Castle and –a personal favourite of mine- My Neighbour Totoro is a director who delves into his various fantastical narratives, creating worlds in which audiences can lose themselves and become completely immersed within. [read more]
Robert Whitfield had a chat with the excellent Jay Prince: Jay's been busy, in fact it doesn't seem like he's had much time to stop and take stock since he dropped 'Phase' late last year. [read more]
"It's the sort of jolly rubbish that comes ready packaged for the ADHD Twitter brigade, a meme-able #LOL fest that people can gently snark along to in real time." Derek Robertson discusses Sharknado.
Speakman Sound's latest single 'In Flight' will no doubt help shake off those end-of-summer cobwebs.
He pours one out for his native Toronto.
'Grace' features dreamy guitars that float effortlessly over a hypnotic shuffle.
Sweden's latest export leans towards the dreamlike side of the pop realm.
Could this by the start of a long, boring press campaign?
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