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45s of the week: St Vincent, Pom Pom Squad, Charli XCX, India Jordan and more!

St Vincent – ‘Pay Your Way In Pain’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUTu65AXrJw Picture the scene. It's midday, 70s downtown New York, glass of bourbon in hand. You’re hiding out...

Non fungible what now? How NFTs could change the way you buy music

This week, Kings of Leon made history by being the first band to offer their new album 'When You See Yourself' (out today), as...

Genesis Owusu – ‘Smiling With No Teeth’ review: a disjointedly brilliant debut

At a time when so much of the music industry remains bogged down by labels, Genesis Owusu dwells in a world where genre is...


Taylor Swift calls out Netflix show Ginny and Georgia for misogynistic joke

Netflix has come under fire for a misogynistic joke that was made about Taylor Swift in the new series, Ginny & Georgia. In the final...

Charli XCX confirms that she’s forming a “supergroup” with No Rome and The 1975

Charli XCX has said that she is forming a "supergroup" with Dirty Hit signees No Rome and The 1975, in a highly-anticipated collaboration that's...

Lady Gaga’s dogs have been found

Earlier this week, Lady Gaga offered a huge reward to anyone who could return her dogs after her dog walker was shot and two...


CMAT: “If I was a 16-year-old girl on TikTok today, I would be on The Nolans TikTok for sure”

Tell you what, kids – we love CMAT. Ever since we heard the infectious 'I Wanna Be A Cowboy, Baby', complete with line "Always...
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Lava La Rue

"There's so much conveyer belt pop around at the moment" – Griff is the singer-songwriter-producer shaking up the charts with her emotive R&B-infused pop. Rhian Daly meets her to talk debut albums, creativity and *that* Taylor Swift shout-out.

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