Lee Wakefield


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

Ty Segall – Manipulator // Album Review

While another album has inevitably been recorded in the time it takes to read this review, Manipulator is Segall’s most exhilarating offering in some time

Christopher Owens // Live Review

This is a spectacle, savage and hypnotic in equal measure, helmed by one of the most underrated songwriters of recent times.

The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart // Live Review

Pains hurtle through a set list that creaks gloriously under the weight of Days Of Abandon, sending us grinning into the night

Luke Abbott – Wysing Forest // Album Review

Abbott appears ambitious throughout Wysing Forest: impossible to define, yet all the more enthralling for it.

Throwing Snow // Interview

Lee Wakefield Catches up with the awesome Throwing Snow on his debut album and its creation.

Pond // Interview

Lee Wakefield delves into Pond's definite barmy appeal, talking to multi instumentalist Jay Watson.

Douglas Dare – Whelm // Album Review

Bitterly lovelorn and wickedly haunting, Whelm will chill you to your bones

How To Dress Well // Live Review

While alarmingly adept at crafting songs with brutal resonation, How To Dress Well is equally as impressive in the throes of a crisis

Teen – The Way and Color // Album Review

TEEN have finally unearthed an offbeat R&B that suits them rather perfectly.

Metronomy // Live Review

Metronomy are at their most charming, at their most wistfully endearing, when their understated quirks shuffle to centre stage.

The War on Drugs – Lost In The Dream // Album...

I’m not sure you’ll hear a better record all year.

Gardens & Villa – Dunes // Album Review

California’s Gardens & Villa, possesses an infectious bounce that is deliriously addictive.

Cloud Nothings // Interview

Lee Wakefield chats with Cloud Nothings ahead of their London shows and latest release Here and Nowhere Else

Foals // Live Review

A crowning evening in the capital, in the grandiose surroundings of Alexandra Palace, should ensure 2014 remains theirs, right? Well, not quite.

Slaves // Live Review

Despite the show’s somewhat basic structure, it is fair to say that the two-piece champion a chaotic strain of twenty first century punk that is rare.

Dutch Uncles & Outfit // Live Review

On a bitter, wind-ravaged evening, it was difficult to tell whether Dutch Uncles had, swept me off my feet, or were I simply suffering from the weather conditions

Menace Beach // Rising 2014

Rising Stars of 2014: Menace Beaches arsenal of venomous, scuzzy scraps are destined for your heart in 2014

Mount Kimbie // Live Review

It feels odd to address Mount Kimbie as old timers, but tonight, atop a fiercely impressive lineup, it feels less like a gig, simply an excuse to celebrate.

MØ – Bikini Daze // EP Review

It glistens beneath a sugary pop coating, but it’s worth so much more than that. It writhes, it spits, it’s alive.

Swearin’ – Surfing Strange // Album Review

Surfing Strange is a deliciously brash thirty-five minute romp of stinging tales, soaked in swampy riffs and prickly reverb.

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