Tom Hancock


Alex Lahey // In Five

Ahead of her upcoming gig at the Boston Music Room, Alex Lahey shares five of her favourite tracks of all time.

Catholic Action – In Memory Of // Album Review

Don’t pay too much attention to any funereal connotations of the album’s title; this is ultimately a bright beginning.

Wolf Alice // Live Review

The London four-piece celebrate new album 'Visions of a Life' at XOYO.

Alex Lahey – I Love You Like A Brother // Album...

I Love You Like A Brother arrives towards the end of a huge breakout year for the Melbourne artist.

Death From Above – Outrage! Is Now // Album Review

Is 'Outrage! Is Now' the beginning of the next chapter for Death From Above?

Alex Cameron – Forced Witness // Album Review

Cameron's morphed into character again, but the world this time around is a much murkier one.

Fake Laugh – Fake Laugh // Album Review

Berlin-born, London-based Kamran Khan's music is a whole lot more sincere than the expression with which he shares his pseudonym.

Kane Strang – Two Hearts And No Brain // Album Review

With his often deadpan delivery, and always sharp lyrics, Strang captivates and charms with less than cheery subject matter.

Anteros // Interview

These emerging purveyors of bittersweet pop bliss are in the ascendency and in great shape to make a real statement in 2017

Husky Loops – Husky Loops // EP Review

It’s a tricky task to pin Husky Loops down. One thing’s for sure: they’re not going to be shining any light into their darkness anytime soon.

Cloud Nothings // Live Review

As if it needed proving, they are masters of their craft.

Cloud Nothings // Interview

Tom Hancock talks to Cloud Nothings about their new album Life Without Sound.

King Gizzard and The Lizard Wizard – Flying Microtonal Banana //...

A curious taste of what might come next, and just so happens to serve as a suitably bleak accompaniment to the utter state of the world.

Alex Lahey // In Short

Following her very first UK dates supporting Tegan and Sara, Alex Lahey will headline the Old Blue Last next month.

Slowcoaches // In Short

Slowcoaches by name, anything but by nature, this London-based punk force have only reaffirmed their status as such with their recent debut LP, Nothing Gives.

Hazel English // Interview

Ahead of a sold-out show London tonight, we got a chance to talk to Hazel English about lyricism, wanderlust and her stunning debut EP.

The Japanese House – Swim Against The Tide // EP Review

There’s a new clarity to everything, and Swim Against the Tide offers up the most vivid picture yet of just what The Japanese house is.

The Big Moon // Live Review

The Big Moon haven’t done many hometown headline shows – but they do them bloody well.

Kero Kero Bonito – Bonito Generation // Album Review

"There’s not much to work out here, just sugar-coated pop banger after sugar-coated pop banger to become addicted to."

Hazel English – ‘Never Going Home’ // EP Review

When she sings that she’s “never going home again”, you sense she means it.

Black Honey // Interview

2016 has been an accumulation of highs for Black Honey. In short, they're smashing it.

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