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Grace Almond

Grace Almond
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Grace is a music and politics writer based in London. She also runs an inclusive night with her friends called Rainbow Tapes, and presents her show, Crystal Queer, on Alphabet Radio, every first Wednesday of the month.
Jessy Lanza

Jessy Lanza – ‘All The Time’ review: introspective themes define her best album to...

Jessy Lanza’s style flits between experimental pop and club-ready anthems. With a BBC Radio 1 residency and two critically acclaimed albums under her belt,...
Alanid Morissette

45s of the week: Alanis Morissette, Slow Pulp, KAYTRANADA and more

ALANIS MORISSETTE – ‘RECKONING’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O1Tw1-EaWgU Alanis Morissette reminds us that she is a powerhouse on new track, ‘Reckoning’. After decades of producing feminist anthems, her new...
Connie Constance

Connie Constance: “I understand what it feels like to be part of a huge...

Connie Constance’s debut 2019 album, ‘English Rose’ glides from alternative hip-hop and political lyricism to melancholic indie-pop seamlessly and with purpose. Now she's back,...
Dope Saint Jude

Dope Saint Jude: “Racial politics in South Africa seeps into everything, including the music...

Rapper and producer Dope Saint Jude – real name Catherine Saint Jude – blends Cape Town hip-hop and political lyrics, carving out her...
Bandcamp Friday

Buy band merch today and fund organisations against racial injustice

In the midst of a global pandemic that’s ground the live music industry to a halt, it’s important now, more than ever, that people...
Arlo Parks

Arlo Parks: “I’ve been making a lot of music that’s very introspective”

Since releasing her debut single, ‘Cola’, in 2018, Arlo Parks has been widely lauded as one of the most exciting new acts in the...
Wiley

Wiley – ‘The Godfather 3’ review: A farewell album trying to maintain an important...

It’s been an interesting 12 months for Wiley. Viral feuds with Stormzy that saw both artists release a number of diss tracks, Wiley with...
Sports Team

Sports Team – ‘Deep Down Happy’ review: a middling album of Middle England interest

Is Sports Team's debut album the record to revive guitar music?
Run The Jewels RTJ4 review

Run The Jewels – ‘RTJ4’ review: harsh reflections in a time of crisis

After releasing the much-lauded ‘Run The Jewels 3’ in 2016, hip-hop super duo Killer Mike and El-P AKA Run The Jewels, had to consider...