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Emma is a writer and video editor from North London who owns too much corduroy. She loves making excessively long mixtapes, being the tallest person at a gig, and watching Haim walk down a street. Lorde’s ‘Melodrama' is the best album of the past twenty years – change her mind.
Chika Social Media Break

Chika announces she is taking a social media break, but won’t be retiring from...

Content warning: references to suicide Following her recent announcement that she would be stepping back from music, critically-acclaimed rapper Chika has clarified that she is...
London Grammar - Californian Soil

London Grammar – ‘Californian Soil’ review: existential electronica finds a new tenacity

London Grammar make easy listening music, or so you’ve been led to believe. The definition isn’t wildly off: it is eminently easy to listen...
Tina Turner

What ‘Tina’ can teach us about how to handle stories of abuse

Trigger warning: domestic & sexual abuse It’s hard to imagine a time now when Tina Turner wasn’t considered a singular artist. The 81-year-old rock &...
Taylor Swift evermore hidden messages

Taylor Swift has embraced her teenage self – and you should do the same

It’s 2008 and I’m going through the arduous yet entirely unnecessary process of deleting every Taylor Swift song from my iPod Classic. While the...

Vic Mensa – ‘I TAPE’ review: a politically galvanised homecoming

If you asked him, Vic Mensa wouldn’t say he needed a comeback. When the Chicago MC first made a splash in 2013 with ‘Innanetape’,...

‘Rock Candy Sweet’: Lana Del Rey announces another new album

Call it the 'folklore'/'evermore' effect. Just one day after the release of her seventh album 'Chemtrails Over The Country Club' on March 19, Lana...
Lana Del Rey Chemtrails album cover

‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’ review: Lana’s song of herself is a mournful, nostalgic...

The release of Lana Del Rey’s seventh album ‘Chemtrails Over The Country Club’ came amid relatively little fanfare considering it was a follow-up to...

What’s behind music’s 70s revival?

A green velvet suit. A collar that could poke your eye out. A blonde bob blinking under kaleidoscopic disco lights. You’ve not tuned into...

Jessie Reyez headlines Jameson Connects Livestream

St. Patrick’s Day is once again looking a little different this year but Jameson is still hoping to connect people through the joy of...

Grammys 2021: Beyoncé breaks records, Megan Thee Stallion takes Best New Artist

Beyoncé has now become the most decorated singer in Grammy history after winning four awards at the 2021 ceremony to bring her total up...