Lee Wakefield


Clark // Interview

Eight albums in, Clark tells us there's still plenty of fun to be had in creating his new record, Death Peak

Jacques Greene – Feel Infinite // Album Review

Greene’s ability to litter his tracks with insatiable grooves and warped vocal samples, primed for the club, while packaged like succinct pop smashes has always been a key part of his appeal

Allison Crutchfield // Interview

We chat to Allison Crutchfield about stepping out solo as she releases her debut album.

Sampha – Process // Album Review

For all his elegance and deft touches, no one has a firmer grip of 2017 than Sampha.

New Sounds of 2017 // Off Bloom

Off Bloom feature in our New Sounds of 2017 feature.

New Sounds of 2017 // Kaiydo

Kaiydo feature in our New Sounds of 2017 feature.

Jay Daniel – Broken Knowz // Album Review

Broken Knowz creeps up on the listener in a similar manner to Daniel himself: unassuming on the surface but brimming with masterful purpose upon closer inspection

Powell – Sport // Album Review

Powell has always strived to do something different and utterly confounding. In Sport, he’s surpassed that entirely - here’s an album that is truly special

Oasis Festival // Review

"At a time when our city’s nightlife appears under constant threat, we should take note of Oasis Festival."

patten – Ψ // Album Review

While nothing can compete with their live show, Ψ is an electrifying reminder of what patten can create

TTNG – Disappointment Island // Album Review

The dizzying knot of complex riffs and intricate time signatures remains, but Disappointment Island bristles with a playfulness not heard before

Citadel Festival // Live

A striking roster of live music, a lineup of mouthwatering variety, with many of the acts translating extremely well in the flesh.

sir Was – Says Hi // Album Review

As introductions go, it’s more hesitant handshake than warm embrace but that’s okay – against all the odds, sir Was’ indecision makes for some spectacular tunes

Yumi Zouma // Interview

Lee Wakefield sits down with the charming New Zealanders ahead of their new album, Yoncalla

Citadel // Playlist

We look at all the exciting things heading our way thanks to Citadel Festival

Frightened Rabbit – Painting of a Panic Attack // Album Review

Frightened Rabbit have forged a fresh identity and it’s anything but forgettable. Painting Of A Panic Attack is impossible to shake

The Range – Potential // Album Review

This is far more ambitious fare than The Range's last outing; lingering juggernauts with a battered heart at their core

Porches – Pool // Album Review

The confidence from Porches on Pool is striking in comparison to what has come before; if this meticulous process continues to result in brave, beguiling records such as this one, long may it continue

Martha // Live Review

The pace is so breakneck it’s difficult to gather your thoughts between tracks, Martha almost start a riot.

Trust Fund – Seems Unfair // Album Review

It seems fitting that the title track demonstrates the band’s rapidly developing sound, all meticulously arranged group harmonies and whirring guitars. Trust Fund still gets you, you’re just going to have to share him with a lot more fans.

Hot Chip // Live Review

If only other bands knew how to press buttons with as much conviction as Hot Chip, both literally and metaphorically.

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