Lee Wakefield


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.

LiStening Now // October 19th

New Music playlist with Mura Masa (Feat. Shura), Metz, Kaya, Chairlift, EMA, Deerhunter and more

LiStening Now // October 12th

Tracks of the week, a playlist of new music featuring Dev09's new track.

Youth Lagoon – Savage Hills Ballroom // Album Review

With each record, Trevor Powers grows, and Savage Hills Ballroom carries the whiff of an artist stripping his sound to its rawest form and starting over.

Bestival // Live Review

As we retreat from the arena and the heavens begin to open, we feel oddly defiant. Festival season is over. Long live Bestival.

LiStening Now // September 7th

Marz Leon
New Music playlist feat. Marz Leon, Girl Band, Empress Of, Day Wave, Yung, Kelela and more

Bestival // Preview

WE look at the highlights of the upcoming Bestival in the Isle of Wight

Mac DeMarco – Another One // Album Review

Mac DeMarco's fashioning something far more ambitious and it's going to a bit of fine tuning before he gets it right - in Another One, however, he's getting bloody close

Girl Band // Live Review

From sprawling seven-minute epics to searing eruptions of thirty-second vitriol, I’m headbanging all the way down the Northern Line.

Georgia – Georgia // Album Review

Georgia’s long player is a startlingly brilliant debut: organic, fiercely so, and bristling with swaggering arrogance.

White Reaper – White Reaper Does it Again // Album Review

Thankfully, like much on show here, White Reaper struggle to rein in their pop sentiments, meaning even the most vicious offcut remains joyfully infectious.

Laneway Festival // Review

barely even a vague cohesiveness to each stage's running order, yet acts of the highest calibre can be unearthed in even its tiniest crevices.

The Drink – Company // Album Review

For the most part, Company is a record of irresistible contrast. Undoubtedly unique, this is a heady concoction to savour.

Trust Fund // Interview

New Sounds 2015: Lee Wakefield chats to Turnstile's new signing Trust Fund about his 2015 debut

Terror Pigeon – Live It Up Before You Die It Up...

The only potential flaw with Live It Before You Die It Up is that it’s over far too prematurely

Francobollo // Live Review

part of Francobollo’s charm is their ability to scuff over the details and initiate you into their irresistible movement of not giving a shit. Consider me an honorary member.

Korallreven – Second Comin’ // Album Review

Second Comin' feels a smidgen disjointed, but it's likely, however, that you'll be dancing far too hard to care

Flying Lotus – You’re Dead! // Album Review

There is little doubt that you are a guest at the table of Flying Lotus’ demented tea party – never has tumbling down the rabbit hole been so blissfully unnerving

Perfume Genius // Interview

We talk to Perfume Genius ahead of the release of this fierce new album Too Bright for the cover of our September Issue

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