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Bill Laurance // Playlist

Ahead of his show at Queen Elizabeth Hall on 29th March, here is an hour-long journey into the world of piano-based composition, curated by Bill Laurance himself.

Horsey // In Short

We caught up with Horsey to find out a little more about them via some quick-fire questions as they gear up to head into the studio and record their highly anticipated LP later this week.

Woman’s Hour // In Short

Woman’s Hour have released their first new music in almost 5 years in the form of Ephyra, the follow-up to 2014s Conversations. We caught up with the band ahead of their UK shows this week to find out a little more about them, from food, to Simon & Garfunkel, to The Simpsons...

Finn Andrews // In Five

Finn Andrews of The Veils released his long awaited solo album last Friday, One Piece At A Time, on Nettwerk and to celebrate has announced a European tour which includes three UK dates. We caught up with Finn ahead of the tour to find out about a few tracks that have influenced him and the new record.

Nico Casal // New Sounds

If you're prone to paying attention to such things, you may recognise Nico Casal’s name from scores to Oscar-nominated films.

Tracks of the Week // March 18th

All the best tracks from the last week feat. Holly Herndon, Kari Faux, Ryan Hemsworth, Nico Casal, The Claque, Schoolboy Q, Grace Ives, Tierra Whack, Karen O and more.

Vera Hotsauce // In Short

Event series Ja Ja Ja brings the best new Nordic music to London each and every month - their March edition is keeping the bar raised high with three amazing artists gracing the bill. In the wake of her new EP, Happy/Bad, we caught up with one of the artists, Vera Hotsauce, to find out a little more about her ahead of the show.

Simian Mobile Disco // In Five

This year Scala celebrates 20 years of being at the epicentre of the London music scene with a series of exciting events. One particular celebration, on Tuesday 19th March, will host veteran electronic duo Simian Mobile Disco. We caught up with the pair to find out what we can expect to hear from them on the night. Their chosen theme? Techno can and does exist without open 909 high-hats...

Taliwhoah // In Short

Having recently come out as bi-sexual, R'n'B artist, Taliwhoah, used her latest single, 'Love Cycle', to reference her struggles since revealing her sexual orientation to her family and friends. We caught up with the singer-songwriter to find out a little more about her via some quick-fire questions; from Brazil, to Stevie Wonder, to Karl Largerfeld, to tacos...

Joshua J // In Short

Following the release of singles 'Hurry Up', 'Cold Wine' & 'Let Go' - Dutch artist Joshua J released his debut LP in its entirety last Friday 8th March, and we love it. We caught up with the artist to find out a little more about him ahead of his UK tour; from swag, to Surinamese food...

VIOLETS // In Short

We spoke to the cerebral-dance, female-fronted trio, VIOLETS, ahead of their debut single Night Ritual which is out on Make Your Own Records at the end of this month. 

Catching Flies // In Short

Early 2019 saw the release of more exceptional new music from Catching Flies, this time in the form of a unique collaboration with legendary UK Grime MC Trim which has been one of our favourite tracks of his to date. We caught up with the London-based producer to find out a little more about him via some quick-fire questions. 

Tracks of the Week // March 10th

All the best tracks from the last week featuring The National, Cupcakke, Tierra Whack, Marinho, Oqbqbo, Kindness, Stef Chura, Barrie and more.

UPSAHL // In Five

Building on the excitement of a growing fan base and widespread critical acclaim, 19-year-old recording artist UPSAHL has finally gifted us with her new EP, Hindsight 20/20. We spoke to the Artista Records singer to find out about five tracks that have influenced her new work.

Mercury Rev – Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited // Album...

The idea of one artist reproducing the work of another isn’t new, but put all thoughts of Ryan Adam’s reworking of T Swift’s 1989 to one side, because Mercury Rev’s loving tribute to Bobbie Gentry’s flop 1968 masterwork is something else.

Kiran Leonard // Penny For Your Thoughts

Rhythm and Knowledge (for Sue Tompkins) by Kiran Leonard.

Eva Lina // In Short

Joined by fellow emerging artists Natalie Shay and Beth Duck, Eva-Lina is heading up a female-fronted show at The Moth Club in the name of gender equality in music this Friday for International Women's Day. We spoke with the artist to find out a little more about ahead of the show.

Tracks of the Week // March 4th

All the best new music feat. Kedr Lavinsky, Solange, NiNE8, Queen Key, Glows, Octo Octa, Ouri, Loyle Carner and more

Madison McFerrin // In Five

As the Jazz Cafe link back up with gal-dem to once again celebrate International Women’s Day, we spoke to one of the three rising stars on the bill, Madison McFerrin, and she shared with us five stunning tracks by women that have inspired her.

March // Event Guide

Including Babak Ganjei's Everything is really bad, AVA Festival at Printworks and 15x5 at EartH.

Flamingods // In Five

As well as releasing forthcoming album, Levitation, Flamingods are set to bring their incendiary live show to venues around the UK in April and May in support of the record. We chatted to the band to find out about a few tracks that have influenced their new work. 

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