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Alison Craig

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Music and culture writer. Last one at the indie disco.
PinkPantheress

45s of the week ft. Phoebe Bridgers, Kim Petras, PinkPantheress and more!

Kim Petras - ‘If Jesus Was A Rockstar’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjncAGqFgJ0 Continuing down a strain of blasphemous pop following top collab ‘Unholy’ with the newly, confusingly cool Sam...
Weyes Blood 2022

Weyes Blood – ‘And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow’ review: beautiful music for the end...

Laurel Canyon, storied within music history, has come to be known less as a geographic region and more as a genre within and of...
Dream Wife

45s of the week: Dream Wife, Black Honey, spill tab and more!

Dream Wife - ‘Leech’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x68IvRtRR5g Power-grabbing gatekeepers and ‘It’s just a bit of banter’ apologists beware: Dream Wife have had just about enough of your shit,...
Jockstrap

Jockstrap: Adventures in Sound

Jockstrap: Adventures in Sound Jockstrap's debut album has been hailed as one of the year's best. We meet the experimental duo, making unpredictable and...
Nova Twins

Nova Twins – ‘Supernova’ review: a triumphant record from two of rock’s most exciting...

Emerging into the rock world more than half a decade ago with their 2016 self-titled debut EP, it’s taken almost certainly too long for...

Metronomy – ‘Small World’ review: something a little less wonky from the electro-pop purveyors...

When you’ve built a career on soundtracking sticky dancefloors and sun-drenched good times, how do you negotiate the idea of growing up gracefully? It’s...
Warpaint

45s of the week: Grimes, Warpaint, Confidence Man and more!

Warpaint - ‘Champion’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJznPy_iM4M Revelling in the spaces between has always been Warpaint’s thing. Since emerging and defining a particular period of early ‘10s alternative guitar...
The Lexington

London’s best grassroots music venues

A great big, flashy stadium show spectacle can be a glorious thing. Are we happy that we live in a world in which Taylor...
Orlando Weeks

Orlando Weeks – ‘Hop Up’ review: another left turn from the former Maccabees frontman

When carving out a solo career after a lengthy tenure in a beloved band, you have a choice to make. You can either take...
Yard Act

Yard Act – ‘The Overload’ review: not just another post-punk band

On paper, there’s a lot that sounds awfully familiar about Yard Act. Four lads from Yorkshire playing guitar music that could largely be described...