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El Hunt

El Hunt is a freelance journalist writing about music, arts, culture and LGBT+ issues. Her work has previously been published by BBC, The Guardian, Time Out London, NME, and more.

Peaches: “I’m going to do whatever the fuck I want”

For the past twenty years, Peaches’ pioneering work has hinged upon a very bodily, physical form of expression, and has delighted in subversion. A...
Normal People soundtrack

How to be a music supervisor – the person behind TV’s most gripping soundtrack...

Think back over the most gripping shows of the last year, and they all have one distinctive quality in common – a standout soundtrack....

Remembering SOPHIE, the once-in-a-generation artist who changed pop music forever

Today the world has lost a once-in-a generation artistic titan who changed the face of pop music forever. Early this morning, the artist and...

Meet The Pop Disruptors

It has been a strange old year, 2020, and during an exceedingly bizarre time pop music has consistently delivered the goods. From the utopian...
Roisin Murphy live

Róisín Murphy livestream: pounding bass, bright lights and all the chaos of the club

The word underrated is often used about Róisín Murphy – she’s not keen on it. Though the Irish singer has a better command of...
Kylie Minogue new album

Kylie Minogue – ‘DISCO’ review: shimmering, campy fun from a dancefloor pro

According to legend, disco was born on Valentine's Day, 1970, when the eccentric New York DJ David Manusco threw a party at his invite-only...

Jordana: the dragon leader

Quite suddenly, in the middle of her conversation with The Forty-Five, Jordana is quite literally enveloped by a brigade of tiny creatures.  “You’re my baby!”...


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Shamir – ‘Shamir’ review: an experimental, varied record from the prolific artist

“Hi, hi, howdy, howdy, hi, hi!’” sang Shamir cheerfully on the opening moments of  his breakthrough single ‘On the Regular’ back in 2014 ”while...
Glass Animals podcast

Glass Animals – ‘Dreamland’ review

In the past, Glass Animals’ Dave Bayley has expressed himself through a procession of Wes Anderson-like characters. Heavily tanned blokes in tight speedos, a...