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Charlotte Gunn

Founder and Editorial Director of The Forty-Five. Former NME Editor and journalist for the likes of The Face, Red and Marie Claire. Charlie likes wearing dungarees, listening to Lorde and looks for any excuse to be a grubby little urchin at a music festival.
Alfie Templeman

Alfie Templeman: “Everyone’s invited to the barbecue. My songs are on the grill”

As he releases his 'Happiness in Liquid Form' EP, we talk to Alfie Templeman during lockdown about drums, Brad Pitt and why you mustn't call him bedroom pop
Mike Skinner

The Streets – ‘None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive’ review:...

“You call and call my phone thinking I’m doing nothing better/I’m just waiting for it to stop so I can use it again.”  Most of...
Glass Animals podcast

Glass Animals: “People are doing amazing things with slime right now”

It's been a rough couple of years for Glass Animals. Riding high after the release of 2016's breakthrough album 'How To Be A Human...

The best revelations from Shamestation: Shame’s calamity lockdown interview series

They say that the rise of the internet has caused journalism to be deprofessionalised. Any literate human with a computer and a broadband connection,...
TREMORS Leo Bhanji

TREMORS// Leo Bhanji is the new Dirty Hit signee you need to know about

"I literally just turned twenty," sings Leo Bhanji on 'Blade of Hope' a lo-fi, emo piano track taken from his stirring debut EP 'No...
Dream Wife

Dream Wife’s Rakel Mjöll: “I hope people appreciate a gig more after this”

It's been two years since Dream Wife released their rowdy, self-titled debut album. The trio, who formed at art college in Brighton, quickly built...
Mealtime the band

Mealtime: “I thought we’d look back at Y2K and think ‘let’s leave that gelled...

Manchester has long been the home of some of Britain’s buzziest bands and this year’s flaming hot tip comes in the form of alt-pop...
twst kinterview

Answer me this with twst

We sent twst our killer Q&A
Jehnny Beth

Jehnny Beth | Renaissance Woman

As she releases her first "personal" record, Jehnny Beth talks to Charlie Gunn from isolation in Paris about how sometimes fear and loathing make the best foundation for art.
Orlando Weeks

Orlando Weeks: “I thought for a while I’d get really into British birds of...

It's been three years since indie darlings, The Maccabees played their farewell shows. In that time, Orlando Weeks, the band's somewhat reluctant frontman, has...