Waxahatchee // Live Review

leaving the lasting impression one of nostalgia and profundity, apt given the overwhelming surge of benevolence that radiates

Maverick Sabre // Live Review

After four years, Maverick Sabre returned with his well-received, third independently released album, When I Wake Up, and delighted fans that had eagerly awaited his comeback came together for a sold-out show at London’s Electric Brixton last week. 

Savages // Live Review

When she climbs into the crowd for a mercilessly intimate ‘Hit Me’ the moment feels unreal in its intensity.

VÖK – Figure // Album Review

...a journey into a subterranean rabbit hole of melancholy dream pop.

MJ Cole Presents Madrugada // Album Review

Having littered minimal compositions in releases throughout his career, the results across a full album are undeniably powerful.

Brawlers – I Am a Worthless Piece of Shit // EP...

debut EP I Am A Worthless Piece Of Shit is just what we need to shake up the mass of social media lemmings.

CHVRCHES – Every Open Eye // Album Review

This is a band that is older but trying not to be weighed down by it, as urgent beats underpin huge stadium bangers leading into a pensive, almost haunting ending

Ross From Friends // Live Review

The extra presence supplied by live musicians, combined with an energy that only 2am-in-Corsica-Studios can supply, results in a very special show.

Curtis Harding – Face Your Fear // Album Review

Produced in collaboration with Danger Mouse and Sam Cohen, it's also a more refined record.

Citizen – As You Please // Album Review

But what makes this record so gut wrenching at its core is the narration of fear, despair and hope lead singer Mat Kerekes expels...

Pip Blom – Boat // Album Review

Boat bursts open with sharp single, ‘Daddy Issues’, and like a reliable employee delivers big chorus after big chorus.

Sebadoh // Live Review

one great folly after another, hurtling maniacally and out of control, threatening disintegration at every turn.

YARD: Open Air Club // Review

YARD: Open Air Club returned to Motion, one of the UK's best clubs, for its second successive year with a huge day of dancing in the sunshine, courtesy of some of the finest house and techno selectors.

Los Campesinos! – Sick Scenes // Album Review

Los Campesinos! are back and thankfully, they’re on full- throttle form.

Mavis Staples – If All I Was Was Black // Album...

Danny Wright, Thomas Hannan and Dave Rowlinson conduct some pretty serious analysis.

Efterklang – Altid Sammen // Album Review

There’s not a bum note to be found in these superbly played and recorded nine songs.

The Amazing Snakeheads // Live Review

It’s hard not to think of Dale as some kind of performance artist. He gives a hundred and ten percent on stage, completely remoulding himself into the persona he portrays in his songs.

Febueder – Soap Carv // EP Review

Febueder have created somewhat of a mini masterpiece, their four-track debut skewing pop into the most peculiar of realms.

Katiely Gately – Loom // Album Review

"Gately’s necromancer aesthetic makes sense, given that her production chops are truly their own kind of occult magic – conjured most artfully on 10-minute centrepiece ‘Bracer’"

Christine And The Queens – Chris // Album Interview

LiS writers Emma Madden and Charlotte Krol sat down with Danny Wright to talk all things Chris.

Peggy Gou – Once // EP Review

It's nothing short of euphoric to witness Peggy Gou’s reinforcement of her position as one of the dancefloor’s greatest interpreters in 2018 and beyond.