After teasing a fans with singles, west London’s rising singer-songwriter Rukhsana Merrise releases Child, in the first part of her anticipated two-part album Child O Today.
Overall, the album makes excellent use of Cara's much-loved songwriting formula, blending captivating vocals with steady R&B rhythms...
For a record that was birthed out of just "mucking around", it ranks as one of the year's best.
"The band salute the crowd and as we leave the Dad’s Army theme drifts from the speakers. Another moment of weird confusion. It seems perfect for 2018." We went to see The Good, Te Bad & The Queen at EartH, Hackney.
Fans of Daughter will be pleased to hear Ex:Re is packed full of chilling emotion, driven by the haunting brilliance of Tonra's unmistakable vocal and themes of heartache and drunken rants.
There is nothing brief about the third album from The 1975. In fact, A Brief Enquiry Into Online Relationships offers pop synths, jazz, auto-tune, and even the voice of Siri in an album that feels both expansive and cinematic.
Art Brut are back and there's so much to catch up on.
We listened to the third release from the illusive, faceless folk newcomer, Cyrene. “It’s strange what desire will make foolish people do”Last week, ‘Wicked Game’,...
Post-punk meets art-pop on Instant Nostalgia, as Bas Jan suggests we frequently knacker our own well-being and relationships.
Repeated spins reveal its tricked-out geekery, with moments of harsh distortion or woozy keys both charming in equal measure.
...could three of the most accomplished new singer-songwriters on the planet really be collaborating?
Ultimately, Premonitions implores you to be happy, loved, and to pay it back in like kindnesses – and is that so much to ask?
We went to see 22 year old Swedish rapper and black metal aficionado, Yung Lean, at O2 Academy Brixton.
Christmas lights were made cool this year with four in store performances on Oxford Street from the likes of Ray BLK, Novelist, Kara Marni and more.
"Inspired by the emotions surrounding his father's illness, there's hope, sadness, gratitude and reflection to be found across these five tracks..."
Undoubtedly a phenomenal addition to the landslide of blistering pop records we've been blessed with in recent years, Tommy Genesis should reign somewhere near the top.
We went to see Jon Hopkin's sold out show at O2 Academy Brixton, a fitting victory lap for the artist after releasing his first album in five years.
On Saturn, the east Londoner retains the hallmarks of her soulful 'wonky funk' but propels new sounds into orbit.
Ambivalence is an unpredictable listen that serves to highlight Hayashi's class as a DJ, but also more than hints at a musician capable of turning in coherent and fascinating albums.
Robyn's back to save us all, but was Honey worth the wait? Danny Wright, Rhian Daly and Kelly Ronaldson decide.
The final installment of the Montréal artist's Altogether Unaccompanied series is not so much a significant step up from Vol. I & Vol. II than it is a continuation of Deland's intricate, intimate songwriting.