The Traps // Live Review

the Traps are set to capture more followers into their world of happily dark music.

Little Dragon // Live Review

Nagano sounds much more at home singing on SBTRKT’s deep cuts than with her brittle, long-serving band.

Eliza and the Bear // Live Review

The London five-piece manages to fuse indie rock, pop and folk without erring on the sides of twee or effusive.

Run The Jewels // Live Review

The audience spills out into Camden having just borne witness to a triumphant performance, irreverent and incandescent in equal measure.

Chuck Ragan & The Camaraderie + Skinny Lister // Live Review

Ragan reminds us all that the next day is worth breaking a back bone for in his ground shaking Scala show

Latitude Festival // Review

Latitude is a beautiful concoction of the avant-garde and experimental, the upcoming and the established.

Beach House // Live Review

Victoria and Alex cast their rich gossamer threads over the audience, and when they do break out fan favourites it becomes obvious that we're caught in their web.

Night Beats // Live Review

In a cramped and clustered space, a rapt audience is treated to a volcanic outpouring of rock n roll

Raw Power Festival // Review

For the third year on the trot, Raw Power succeeds in digging up the fiercest, most brain-melting bands on offer.

Max Pope // Live Review

More than anything, it is the sincerity of Pope’s enthusiastic brand of poppy guitar music that shines through.

Adam Betts // Live Review

Grant Bailey marvels at the wonder of Adam Betts live

10 Reasons to go to Slottsfjell next year // Preview

This year we went out to Slottsfjell festival in Tønsberg, Norway, to hang out on a mountain, watch some bands and eat a whole...

Oumou Sangaré // Live Review

It only took the subtlest gestures from Oumou Sangaré to completely transform the vibe at her Roundhouse show last week.

The Good, The Bad & The Queen // Live Review

"The band salute the crowd and as we leave the Dad’s Army theme drifts from the speakers. Another moment of weird confusion. It seems perfect for 2018." We went to see The Good, Te Bad & The Queen at EartH, Hackney.

Viagra Boys // Live Review

Watching Viagra Boys you can’t help but revel in the knowledge that you’re witnessing something instantly iconic and also slightly Marmite in taste. We went to see the Swedish band at perform live at Rough Trade East. 

Self Esteem // Live Review

Self Esteem is a truly charismatic, ingenious talent and her live shows are a testament to this, as evidenced by her performance at Electric...

Review // Hooded Fang – Gravez

Full Time Hobby // May 27th When Toronto's Hooded Fang birthed last year's 'Tosta Mista' album it proved to be a bundle of joy with...

Review // Forest Swords – Engravings

Tri Angle // Out Now A lot is said about space in recordings. Whether exploited or left as open chasm, it's in the silences, the...

Death Grips – Government Plates // Album Review

when the music, and all surrounding it, is this exhilarating and raw, it's impossible to care about anything else.

Mac DeMarco – Salad Days // Album Review

Lurking underneath all those ever-so-slightly detuned, drunken guitars and drawling vocals, Salad Days is a wealth of properly-timeless songwriting

Alvvays – Alvvays // Album Reviews

Alvvays, like all the best crushes, is an infatuation that only deepens with time