2019 was a galvanising year for Brooklyn-based band Crumb, reflected in the long-awaited release of their debut full-length, Jinx. We caught up with them after the first of their two dates at The Dome.
Ahead of Total Refreshment Centre's show with Blue Note this evening, John Bell speaks with the vital cultural centre's founder.
KALLIDA is a vanguard amongst the UK’s independent festivals.
KALLIDA, the "mad house party", returns this weekend for its third edition...
Mac DeMarco and Bird On The Wire curated a day of music, rides and festivities in Margate. We headed down to the seaside-town to join the fun.
We went to see the Beths perform at The Dome as they embark on a series of summer headline shows across Europe.
We went to see Texan songwriter, Roger Sellers AKA Bayonne, perform at Hackney's Moth Club.
Ahead of Ashworth’s Advanced Base UK tour, John Bell lead a conversation between the two as they reminisced on the early days and how they’ve grown and differed in their approaches to songwriting, and all the endearing tangents in between.
A shining star of Eglo Records, the east London label at the heart of the city’s thriving soul and jazz scene, Fatima spoke to us ahead of tonight's intimate In the Round performance at The Roundhouse on the importance of London, growing with Eglo and her honest approach to songwriting.
At the end of last year after finishing their sold-out performance at Oslo and a sweaty set supporting The Decembrists, John Bell met with Hop Along’s frontwoman and founder Frances Quinlan to chat about lyrics, wisdom, familial love and short-term joys.
Much like the accompanying artwork by Peruvian artist Jonathan Castro, Simple Things is a warping, future-facing prismatic beast. As always, both halves of Simple Things were impressively curated this year, but the daytime schedule was garbled in the best of ways.
We witnessed the spacey and sultry three-piece Khruangbin in Camden’s Roundhouse for their biggest UK headline show to date.
Experience the highs and lows of this year's Citadel Festival and read about performances from Tame Impala, Kamaal Williams, Leon Bridges and more.
A killer combination of catchy, dance-worthy riffs and millennial meme-humour...
Huge, guitar-rock as it’s meant to be heard.
Almost two decades in the game, Phoenix deserve every ounce of headline status.
In 2015 filmmaker Michael Winterbottom followed North London rock band Wolf Alice as they toured their debut My Love Is Cool.
At twenty-seven years old, Julia Jacklin is still figuring out her shit like the rest of us.
"I didn’t know there would be so many people in London who’d want to see me," laughs Nashville’s Sophie Allison...
Citadel may have been their only UK festival of the year, but boy did Foals make it one of their best.
We met with Washed Out's Ernest Greene at a private screening of his new visual album in East London to catch up.
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