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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.

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...
Public Practice interview

Public Practice: “There’s massive inclusivity on a dancefloor”

Four months into lockdown, Public Practice are a dab hand at picking out custom backgrounds on Zoom. Resident bassist and synth player Drew Citron...
Jessie Ware

Jessie Ware – ‘What’s Your Pleasure?’ review: shimmying out of the kitchen and straight...

In a recent interview, Jessie Ware recounts being called up for jury service, and struggling to find a neat catch-all sentence to describe exactly...
Jay Z Glastonbury 2008

Glastonbury’s best ever debut performances

Whether we’re talking about a seasoned performer decades into their career, or a wide-eyed newcomer setting foot onto Worthy Farm for the first time,...