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Gemma Samways

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

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...