Caitlin Barr reviews Big Thief’s latest single, ‘Little Things’.
George Ward review’s black midi’s latest single, Cruising.
Emily Pirie reviews Matt Maltese’s latest album
Tilly Wainwright reviews Seán McGowan’s latest EP
Online Music Editor Stephen Ong reviews 18 hours of Radiohead demos.
After witnessing Maggie Rogers’ vibrant performance supporting Mumford and Sons on their Delta Tour back in November, I was excited about how imminent the release of her debut album was. Heard It in a Past Life does not disappoint. The album, which came out on 18th January 2019, features both new tracks and a couple from her […]
With the recent arrival of The Flame, the posthumously published collection of poetry by Leonard Cohen, I feel like I am surely not alone in having a Cohen-shaped hole open up again. Around about the same time, I revisited my favourite album of this year, Matt Maltese’s Bad Contestant. You can join the dots. At […]
Imitation is the highest form of praise, so when a video came out in 2015 of two guys eating rice cakes titled “How to write an alt-J song” I’m sure alt-J were extremely humbled (they even changed their Twitter profile picture to a rice cake). I am only bringing up this throwback because I feel […]
Four-piece alternative act Sundara Karma are the latest act to emerge from Reading’s budding music scene, a group whose Sanskrit name translates to ‘beautiful life’. A Coldplay-esque attitude with their name, their debut LP is the much more revealingly named Youth is Only Ever Fun in Retrospect, a slightly cynically named piece from a group […]
BBC 6 Music Festival 2016 (Various Artists) Motion, Bristol 14 February 2016 Now in its third year, BBC 6 Music Festival is arguably on its way to becoming a mainstay of the British festival circuit, despite being held at a time of year more associated with coats and scarves than Raybans and flower-necklaces. After […]