After collaborations with SOPHIE, A$AP Rocky and Cosmo’s Midnight, as well as high-profile support slots with the likes of Mount Kimbie and Mura Masa, 2020 is the year KUČKA finally steps out on her own.
Unconcerned with the constraints of genre or geographical borders, the German-Nigerian rapper is destined to light up 2020 with his rapid-fire flow and infectious enthusiasm for crafting only the catchiest hooks.
"When the duo are bathed in a piercing red glow, we catch glimpses of a hellish landscape, Harry and Robin as the demonic conductors" - we review Giant Swan's mighty live show.
Paired with striking artwork and a forthcoming AV show, Amnioverse stands as Lapalux’s crowning glory and one of Brainfeeder’s most essential bodies of work.
Holly Herndon brought the critically-acclaimed and visionary PROTO to the Barbican last Wednesday for a sublimely unique audiovisual experience. At its core, Holly Herndon’s live...
“I think it’s possible to express your inner musical visions using a lot of hardware.”
Yet even when Frahm is at his most ambitious, you get the sense it comes almost effortlessly to him.
His bedroom pop sensibilities remain, but this is a vision that feels vastly widescreen this time around.
It’s a brave move for an artist to sidestep their usual set up and craft an album made up entirely of instrumentals, but Carmen Villain has good reason on Both Lines Will Be Blue...
Most notably, it finds Thorpe undoubtedly at peace with the breakup of his band.
Levanskiy is not paying homage, she’s simply setting out a new blueprint for us to embrace, examine and worship.
"It sounds a bit like a clichéd disco thing but I really did have an emotive moment on the dancefloor and I never realised that before, how powerful a DJ can be…"
Recorded in the aftermath of a break-up and a period of self-reflection, Stockholm Marathon is the epitome of bittersweet...
"...I just felt like I had a clean slate and I could do whatever I wanted..."
But, as ever, Jayda deals best in euphoria, as seen on the joyfully-hypnotic ‘Sunshine In The Valley’.
At first glance, a stinging critique of Donald Trump may feel like it’s aimed at a far-too-predictable punchbag but, with Wynne, it’s all in the delivery.
Purists insist the art of crate-digging is fading due to a new crop of DJs bubbling to the surface. You do wonder if those same gatekeepers have been lucky enough to catch a HAAi set before.
For a record that was birthed out of just "mucking around", it ranks as one of the year's best.
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.
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.
"No matter what band you’re in or your style, sometimes you’ve got your blinders on and are in way too deep..."