Kate Solomon


How to go freelance without freaking out

Kate Solomon guides you through the need-to-knows before you decide to go freelance.

Biig Piig // New Sounds 2019

We could hit you with terms like 'neo-soul' and 'sounds a bit like Erykah Badu' but that's doing a bit of a disservice to the kind of deconstructed hip-hop-jazz hybrid Jess Smyth has created.

Yung Lean // Live Review

We went to see 22 year old Swedish rapper and black metal aficionado, Yung Lean, at O2 Academy Brixton.

Let’s Eat Grandma // Interview

Our July cover stars outline all things I'm All Ears.

Grassroots Music Venues // Sounds Like London

We chat to three incredible female Grassroots Music Venue owners as part of our Sounds Like London series.

Hinds // Interview

That notoriously difficult second album? No sweat, as Kate Solomon finds out.

Sigrid // New Sounds 2018

New Sounds 2018 carrying the Norwegian pop flag this year is Sigrid and we couldn't be happier.

St Vincent – MASSEDUCTION // Album Review

Kate Solomon and Hassan Anderson deconstruct Annie Clark's latest LP.

Kate Solomon // Penny For Your Thoughts

Say No To Nostalgia: Pop Needs To Up Its Game.

Girlhood // Interview

Leading our New Sounds issue, Girlhood reveal contrasting tastes, concepts and debuting their live show.

Kate Solomon // Penny For Your Thoughts

"A lightning rod for dickheads", Kate Solomon discusses buying her first guitar

Jens Lekman // Interview

Our February cover star, Jens Lekman finds therapy in his fourth album.

SOHN – Rennen // Album Review

Rennen is an exercise in restraint, an encyclopedia of skittering percussion and the sparsest synth settings available

New Sounds of 2017 // Stevie Parker

Stevie Parker features in our New Sounds of 2017 feature.

New Sounds of 2017 // Sälen

Sälen feature in our New Sounds of 2017 feature.

Daniel Woolhouse – What’s That Sound? // Album Review

Deptford Goth has changed his name and just as well for all the voracious Deptford Goths keeping a beady eye out for a new record that sounds like his old records because this one doesn’t

D.D Dumbo – Utopia Defeated // Album Review

Utopia Defeated is a storm-cloud with the sun behind it; dark but with the promise of light

Japanese Breakfast // Interview

Michelle Zauner talks tragedy, Sufjan and her debut album Psychopomp

Tegan and Sara – Love You To Death // Album Review

Tegan and Sara seem to have taken the formula they came up with on 2013’s Heartthrob and honed it, added some extra shimmer, infused it with even more love and heartache and come up with the world’s catchiest bops

LUH – Spiritual Songs For Lovers To Sing // Album Review

Joining forces with Dutch artist girlfriend Ebony Hoorn has lent Roberts a lighter touch, a synthier sound and maybe even something approaching peace

Pet Shop Boys – Super // Album Review

The one thing Superis not is tired; it crackles with energy and is at once lusty, sad and amazing

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