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Kedr Livanskiy – Your Need // Album Review

Levanskiy is not paying homage, she’s simply setting out a new blueprint for us to embrace, examine and worship.

Georgia // Interview

"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…"

Kornél Kovács – Stockholm Marathon // Album Review

Recorded in the aftermath of a break-up and a period of self-reflection, Stockholm Marathon is the epitome of bittersweet...

Girl Unit // Interview

"...I just felt like I had a clean slate and I could do whatever I wanted..."

Jayda G – Significant Changes // Album Review

But, as ever, Jayda deals best in euphoria, as seen on the joyfully-hypnotic ‘Sunshine In The Valley’.

Wynne // New Sounds 2019

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.

HAAi // New Sounds 2019

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.

Selling – On Reflection // Album Review

For a record that was birthed out of just "mucking around", it ranks as one of the year's best.

Novelist + Ray BLK // Live Review

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.

Tommy Genesis – Tommy Genesis // Album Review

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.

Matthew Dear // Interview

"No matter what band you’re in or your style, sometimes you’ve got your blinders on and are in way too deep..."

Oliver Coates – Shelley’s On Zenn-La // Album Review

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.

Marquis Hawkes – The Marquis Of Hawkes // Album Review

A rare long player that captures the sheer fearlessness of its creator.

Farr Festival 2018 // Review

Quickly approaching its 10th anniversary in 2019, read our account of how Farr Festival is starting to change as well as which great parts have remained the same.

Ross From Friends // Interview

"I felt that I was pulled into a genre tag that's considered easy to reproduce and kind of cheap, which is what I don't consider my music to be..."

Let’s Eat Grandma – I’m All Ears // Album Review

...I'm All Ears is a confident next step, as Rosa Walton and Jenny Hollingworth sharpen their effortless knack for a hook and return with shimmering pop smashes that bristle with identity.

Leon Vynehall // Interview

"It is a vanity project in a sense, but I hope it's one where the doors have opened rather than being exclusive."

Farr Festival // Festival Preview

Growing steadily since its inception nine years ago, the team behind Farr have earned their reputation thanks to immersive production and balanced line-ups, see what's in store for 2018.

Aïsha Devi – DNA Feelings // Album Review

A disorientating but ultimately rewarding listen.

Ben UFO // Live Review

XOYO continues its tradition of vital residencies.

Project Pablo – There’s Always More At The Store // EP...

This collection of tracks are uncluttered, stripped back and minimalistic in approach, resulting in a concise and purposeful twenty- five minutes.

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