Home Authors Posts by Kate French-Morris

Kate French-Morris

Kate French-Morris
56 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Kate is a writer from London. She likes running, sour beer, loud guitars, and euphoric-melancholic pop. If she was a song right now she’d be Jenny by The Mountain Goats.
Claud

Claud – ‘Super Monster’ review: young and in love in a shapeshifting world

Claud sounds nothing like a monster when they sing – quite the opposite – but upon learning that their debut album ‘Super Monster’ is...
TYRON

Slowthai – ‘Tyron’ review: a little too much naval-gazing from the king of Northampton

For somebody who wasn’t much into school, on his second record ‘Tyron’, Slowthai hands in a project spanning subjects from history to psychology and...
Weather Station

The Weather Station – ‘Ignorance’ review: I’ll be your mirror, and the world’s

“I’ll be your mirror,” wrote Lou Reed in 1966, capturing the role of musical artist in four words. On the cover of her fifth...
Black Country New Road

Black Country, New Road – ‘For The First Time’ review: musical prodigies or pretentious...

‘For the first time’ is not a considered, conceptual album, say Black Country, New Road, but “a true document of what we were doing...
Arlo Parks

Arlo Parks – ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’ review: the poetic London artist hooks you into...

“I see myself sitting beside you,” Arlo Parks says on the spoken-word opener to her debut album. And that’s exactly how it feels to...
Goat Girl

Goat Girl – ‘On All Fours’ review: a post-punk kaleidoscope of emotion

Yellow, orange, red: Goat Girl’s photo shoot palette for ‘On All Fours’ is deliberate – colours of fierce joy that also bring out the...
Fredo

Fredo – ‘Money Can’t Buy Happiness’ review: dark spangled stories from rap’s frankest recruit

It’s no secret Fredo likes to shop in Harrods. His fondness for the luxury London store is almost as renowned as his knack for...
Rhye Home review

Rhye – ‘Home’ review: The disco dancefloor calls, but will Rhye pick up?

As this strange, terrible time wears on, we want music to tell us about future moments: to look ahead to brighter days and joyous...
Zayn Malik new album review

Zayn – ‘Nobody Is Listening’ review: pop’s most reluctant God rests on his laurels

Let us speak not of Harry Potter games or dyed pasta cabinets. Let us speak instead of the excellence of ‘Pillowtalk’ and ‘Mind Of...
Shame

Shame – ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ review: railing against lethargy and restraint

“I need a new resolution and it’s not even the end of year,” remarks Shame’s frontman Charlie Steen on the final track of new...