Online Music Editor Tom Bosher reviews James Blake’s latest album, Friends That Break Your Heart.
Charlotte Black reviews Anderson .Paak’s latest release.
Max Ingleby reviews Thundercat’s latest album.
Joshua Fundafunda reviews one of Frank Ocean’s latest singles
Bridie Adams reviews Justin Bieber’s comeback single ‘Yummy’
It’s 10pm on a drizzly Friday in the heart of Devon, but for Desi Valentine “It’s another beautiful day in LA”. So much so, that later on in our interview, he’d be placing his phone in the freezer after it overheats in the beaming 3pm sun. From the outset, Desi’s optimistic and good-natured zest shines […]
10 Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino by Arctic Monkeys After the roaring success of 2013’s sexy but sanitised AM, Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino sees the Sheffield rockers returning to creative form with a quieter, meandering album. Absent of any singles with immediate power bar the anthemic ‘Four Out Of Five’, this is a record focusing on the […]
19 Golden Hour by Kacey Musgraves The last few years have seen various pop artists look to country, folk and Americana music as sources of inspiration in order to achieve a more ‘authentic’ sound. But all it took was Kacey Musgraves releasing her third album Golden Hour to prove just how blended country and pop […]
Contemporary R&B has produced some of the most groundbreaking and lucrative megastars in American pop, but much in the way of country music and Ford pickup trucks, it’s a trend that has struggled to find similar success across the pond. ‘Boo’d Up’ singer Ella Mai pointed out in a recent Guardian interview “the music industry […]
Alt-J is back, with a dreamy reimagining of their 2017 project, RELAXER, charged with hip-hop, R&B, and escapism. Lomepal, Paigey Cakey, and Rejjie Snow are among an expansive list of features, which showcases different facets of rap, and different languages. This varied, passionate 11-track span succeeds more than it fails, but is equally intriguing and […]