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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.
Shamir

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,...
Jehnny Beth

Jehnny Beth – ‘To Love is to Live’ review: naked honesty from the Savages’...

Throughout lockdown, Jehnny Beth has made a name for herself – not as a post-punk band ringleader this time, but as a sordid storyteller....
mxmtoon interview 2020

mxmtoon: “I dreamed of being a YouTuber. Music felt untouchable”

mxmtoon’s story is interwoven with the internet: before the teenager began releasing music, she was best known as a YouTuber. On her channel, Maia...

Katie Von Schleicher: “Angry women get denigrated”

“So much of this experience feels like pretending I'm not in this experience,” laughs Katie Von Schleicher, as a burst of sirens peal past...
ELIO

ELIO: the Charli XCX-approved pop star writing left-field bangers about modern life

Skewering the perks and pitfalls of logged-in modern life atop bright, crispy production, ELIO is the brand new pop star we need right now....