Online Music Editor Stephen Ong reviews Better Oblivion Community Centre’s live show.
Online Music Editor Stephen Ong reviews Vampire Weekend’s comeback album.
When one listens to Kevin Morby’s fifth solo album, the double LP Oh My God, three times in a row during a six-hour car journey, one’s mind, unsurprisingly, becomes a tad warped. Perhaps this was Kevin’s intent. Certainly, like when you read Hemingway and spend a week spluttering short sentences about the importance of truth, […]
For his fifth album Here Comes the Cowboy, Mac DeMarco has one hand on his guitar, one on his pistol, and, it seems, only one eye on his music. He has always been chilled out, but now that he has won his freedom and moved onto his own label, Mac is relaxing to the point […]
Benjamin Francis Leftwich’s music is not precisely what one thinks about when they hear the words “nightclub on a Saturday night”. The whole concept sounds contradictory. And yet the combination of the two that I got to see at Cavern on the 6th of April was surprising and charming, in the best possible way. The […]
In anticipation of their upcoming album Father of the Bride, Vampire Weekend played ‘Three Little London Shows’, and my friend and I were two of 800 lucky people who waited in London’s Islington Assembly Hall to see one of indie music’s most influential bands. Glorified rehearsals they may have been, but they gave the opportunity […]
Just a couple of hours before the start of their UK tour supporting dodie on 13 March, I sat down to have a quick chat with KAWALA, an up-and-coming indie-pop band. Led by Jim Higson and Dan McCarthy, a duo that hails from North London, KAWALA’s newest releases are upbeat, summery, and will undoubtedly put […]
Chris Allen talks to Hugh Harris, lead guitarist of The Kooks, about their most recent album, Let’s Go Sunshine. Chris: In the press notes, it says that this album goes back to the early Kooks sound. Was that a conscious decision, or just something that happened while writing? Hugh: No, I mean there wasn’t a board […]
As a regular on BBC Introducing Devon’s playlists and a fixture of Exeter’s local music scene, Ciaran Austin is among the most distinctive artists our town has ever produced. Exeposé sat down with Exeter graduation turned soul rapper to talk about independent music making, Stevie Wonder, and his new collaboration with Heavitree singer-songwriter Sadie Horler, […]
The fans of Isaac Gracie may feel close to him whilst they listen to his gentle tones in the library. However, it is at his live performances where one can truly acknowledge his soulful yet simultaneously rocky voice, along with his gentle sense of humour and rhythmic harmonies. The 24-year-old Isaac Gracie catapulted into the […]