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Journalist for the likes of Evening Standard, Crack, Loud and Quiet, The Face, i-D
Fenne Lily

Fenne Lily: “I thank Tinder for the creation of this record”

“You have to choose a step-dad, and your choices are Jack Black, Will Smith and Guy Fieri. Who do you choose?”...
Navvy

Navvy: “If I don’t want to share my experiences then I probably shouldn’t be...

For any aspiring alt-pop artist worth their salt, comparisons to Lorde are probably inevitable at some point. For Navvy - real...
London Grammar Baby It's You

45s of the week: BTS, Arlo Parks, London Grammar and more!

Arlo Parks - 'Hurt' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qz4cAAwtv0 Top dogs at Amazon and Zoom aside, Arlo...
Jessica Winter

Jessica Winter is the Robert Smith-approved synth-pop goth making sad songs you can ‘crance’...

According to a 2018 study conducted by the New York Times, musical taste in adulthood is shaped between the ages of...
Donna Missal

Donna Missal: “I wrote this album because I was heartbroken and I needed to...

In songwriting circles, Donna Missal’s abilities have long been an open secret. A reluctant star originally, the Pasadena-based singer-songwriter first found...
Lianna La Havas

Lianne La Havas – ‘Lianne La Havas’ review: subtle, sensitive and a welcome return

Lianne La Havas is blessed with a voice that can instantly awe entire arenas into silence. With...
Jarvis Cocker Jarv Is album review

JARV IS… – ‘Beyond The Pale’ review: Cocker and co. provide the perfect balm...

There’s always been something strangely soothing about Jarvis Cocker. It’s more than just familiarity, though the 30-odd years he spent fronting...
Dream Wife

Dream Wife – ‘So When You Gonna…’ review

The idea of Dream Wife is extremely difficult to fault. Originally conceived as a conceptual art piece...
RVKDTR

Daughters of Reykjavik: “We’re Pussy Riot vs Pussycat Dolls”

“Dry pussy feminist bitch?” Salka Valsdottir is trying to recall the most offensive comment her band has ever received online. “There...
Teyana Taylor

Teyana Taylor – ‘The Album’ review

At the age of 29, Teyana Taylor has now spent more of her life in the public eye...