Belle and Sebastian's new EP How To Solve Our Human Problems, depending on your disposition, could be a plea for guidance or a blueprint for change.
New Sounds of 2018, we speak to Drahla about the exciting year ahead.
There's a brooding darkness encircling this debut set, that's part inspired by her heroes PJ Harvey, Portishead and Blonde Redhead.
If, on the surface, her own breezy melodies seem defiantly un-showy, listen harder and you'll find they're deeply complex and considered.
In our October cover story, Ibeyi talk Beyonce, Michelle Obama and the powerful connection to their roots.
No wonder Frank Ocean and Ezra Koenig are already huge fans.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are more than capable of entrancing arenas.
Breaking new ground or on the decline like Arcade Fire? Gemma Samways and Danny Wright dissect one of the year's biggest releases.
Part of September's New Sounds, Yellow Days is a talent with colossal potential.
When the reverb-drenched chords of ‘Untitled’ ring out across Alexandra Palace, you’re immediately engulfed by the same shivers you were upon first pressing play on the CD back in the summer of 2002.
Introspective, unguarded and tonally sombre, Music For People In Trouble finds the classically-trained, musical polymath reverting to singer-songwriter mode...
South London's Goat Girl are one of a handful of new bands worthy of the hype surrounding them, even if they're not especially interested in engaging with it.
An artist and animator by day, the South London singer-songwriter delights in blurring creative mediums.
Citing Magazine and The Monochrome Set as key influences, the trio teeter between art-rock and post-punk with songs that are at once compellingly minimal, deceptively aggressive and thrillingly nonchalant.
Like all the best bands, South London punks Shame don't care if you don't like them.
Silver Eye is consistently mesmerising and hangs together beautifully as a set.
Our March cover star, Tei Shi emerges from the darkness of the Crawl Space to create her extraordinary debut album
Listening, you're not surprised most of her peers "make her snooze": presumably nobody else can keep up.
Like her hero Missy Elliott, Rose boasts unfuckwithable confidence, quick- witted lyrical prowess and a masterful flow, effortlessly delivering knockout blows.
With more ruthless editing Maidza’s debut might have been great; as it is, Tkay is a strong foundation on which to build upon