We went to see one of the UK's most exciting emerging acts, IDLES at O2 Kentish Town Forum.
As she confronts her own battles against anxiety and imperfections with an empowering lyrical twist, the singer-songwriter's vocals take centre stage throughout the album...
For the most part, a beautiful hushed- vocals-over-acoustics aesthetic abounds.
Danny Wright gathers Tim Boddy and Hassan Anderson to tackle Love Is Magic.
There's something astutely pure in Ashworth's approach to songwriting here that speaks utter volumes for his incomparable twenty-year career.
West African percussion meets pioneering Detroit drum patterns in the pair's first collaborative release.
We went to see the 20-year-old artist, Rex Orange County at Hammersmith Apollo.
It feels like Beat Happening locked in Antipodean adolescence, while there are shades of The Pastels' early minimalism, too.
It's been seven years since 2012's Sweet Heart Sweet Light, and the world might be a horribly different place but, thankfully, J. Spaceman is still making stunning classical/gospel/blues/space-rock.
A year spent writing got the band out of the woods and back on gloriously abrasive form and, despite its uncertain beginnings, Heaven is a beacon of positivity.
We listened to Aphex Twin's long awaited Collapse EP
We went to see Why? Alopecia 10 Year Anniversary Tour at London, Electric Ballroom
Radiohead affiliations, Mica Levi collaborations and Southbank residencies may catch the eye, but cellist, composer and producer Oliver Coates is a formidable artist in his own right.
LiS writers Emma Madden and Charlotte Krol sat down with Danny Wright to talk all things Chris.
We listened to Noname's impressive follow up album, Room 25
In front of a full, probably oversold, Shephard’s Bush Empire, Jamaican-American Masego brought his TrapHouseJazz to an excited and anticipating crowd.
We took a look at the "heavily introspective and wildly addictive" new album, For ever, by Jungle.
We went to see the queen Janelle Monáe at The Roundhouse, London on 11th September 2018.
Yet it's their 11 tunes that cut the deepest with their spellbinding fusion of rap, blessed funk and tough soul.
It's demanding music, but it sounds like they needed to make it.
St Vincent is completely mesmerising at her Cadogan Hall piano show.