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Kate French-Morris

Kate French-Morris
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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.
Tom Jones Surrounded By Time review

Tom Jones – ‘Surrounded By Time’ review: the Welsh legend joneses for life

In 2012, Tom Jones – one of the elite few who can say they’ve had a drink with Elvis and done an interview on...
Porter Robinson Nurture album review

Porter Robinson – ‘Nurture’ review: a heartfelt return from the DJ boy wonder

“How do you do music?” Porter Robinson asks on ‘Musician’, the latest single to arrive from ‘Nurture’. “Well, it's easy: you just face your...
PJ Harding & Noah Cyrus People Don't Change album review

PJ Harding & Noah Cyrus – ‘People Don’t Change’ EP review: acoustic pop in...

It’s tricky enough figuring out your true self – let alone when your identity’s been decided for you since birth by way of your...
Du Blonde Homecoming review

Du Blonde – ‘Homecoming’ review: distressed DIY garage-pop ready for the jukebox

What do you do when you realise, “I've been a queen, I've been a king, and still I don't fit in”? Well, if you’re...
Japanese Breakfast

45s of the week: Japanese Breakfast, Holly Humberstone, Sinead O Brien, and more!

SINEAD O BRIEN: 'KID STUFF' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EYWvqgTXFg Irish poet and musician Sinead O Brien channels a restlessness inside a stillness on 'Kid Stuff' – watching clocks, sunsets,...
Dry Cleaning New Long Leg review

Dry Cleaning – ‘New Long Leg’ review: sharply observational bric-a-brac

“Do everything feel nothing,” Dry Cleaning repeat on the first track of their debut album ‘New Long Leg’. Though that particular song, 'Scratchcard Lanyard',...
Demi Lovato Dancing With The Devil

Demi Lovato – ‘Dancing With The Devil … The Art of Starting Over’ review:...

Demi Lovato’s recent documentary ‘Dancing With The Devil’ was no airbrushed tale of narcissistic woe, but a disarmingly candid account. By disclosing the traumatic...
Nasty Cherry The Movie review

Nasty Cherry – ‘The Movie’ EP review: another tempting morsel from the pop-rock girl...

So far, Nasty Cherry’s discography feels like a dress-up box of pop: debut single ‘Win’ with its New Order bassline, the Sky Ferreira tones...
Tune-Yards sketchy review

Tune-Yards – ‘sketchy.’ review: playful pop for painful times

Tune-Yards are a Trojan horse of a band. From their colourful Wacky Warehouse of sound emerge dark, difficult subjects, and their fifth release, ‘sketchy.’,...
serpentwithfeet DEACON review

serpentwithfeet – ‘DEACON’ review: tender, uncomplicated expressions of queer Black love

serpentwithfeet may be a classically-trained singer, but church music is his “natural cadence”, his songs the product of growing up in “a Black ass...