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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.
Olafur Arnalds

Ólafur Arnalds – ‘some kind of peace’ review: the brain refresh we all need...

Ólafur Arnalds and Bob Dylan both profess to ‘contain multitudes’ on their latest records, but for those unfamiliar with the Icelandic instrumentalist, Arnalds is...
Tunng

Tunng – ‘Dead Club’ review: a musical project about mortality that’s chirpier than it...

Tunng certainly aren’t the first musical act to contemplate death. Rock star departures prompt glittery bursts of public grief, folk and blues give shelter...
Ariana

Ariana Grande – ‘Positions’ review: she’s not getting political, she’s getting nasty

For most people, 2020 has been rough enough, a total ‘thank u, next’ of a year. For Ariana Grande, however, it’s a relatively quiet...
Jim E Stack EPHEMERA review

Jim-E Stack – ‘EPHEMERA’ review: a summer fling of a record with an all-star...

Jim-E Stack is staging an intervention against winter. At least, it sounds that way on his second album ‘EPHEMERA’, which carries all the honeyed...

Bring Me The Horizon – ‘POST HUMAN: SURVIVAL HORROR’ EP review: no pop party...

A mash-up of Bring Me The Horizon’s 2013 single ‘Can You Feel My Heart’ with Cardi B and Megan Thee Stallion’s ‘WAP’ – niftily...
Connie Constance

Connie Constance – ‘The Butterfly Club’ review: spirited songs that kick identity politics onto...

“I’m cute but I might kick you,” Connie Constance said in an interview last year. It’s a fairly apt description of her new EP...
Ashnikko

Ashnikko: “You get the best songs on the brink of insanity”

Ashnikko doesn’t just subvert feminine stereotypes: she flips them, kicks them to the ground, and dances on them in glass platform boots until they’re...
Clipping

clipping. – ‘Visions Of Bodies Being Burned’ review: a horrorcore album about real world...

‘Visions of Bodies Being Burned’ – clipping.'s fourth album – is the opposite of ASMR – unless you’re soothed by disconcerting creaks, jumps and...
Adrianne Lenker

Adrianne Lenker – ‘songs’ and ‘instrumentals’ review

The worlds of song-writing and ASMR draw ever closer. Last week Phoebe Bridgers appeared on an ASMR Youtube channel, and this week Big Thief’s...
Emmy The Great April review

Emmy The Great – ‘April /月音’ review: a tender album about place and purpose

“By certain scales, a life goes by so very fast/ Some days go easy, some will wear you like a mask,” a fortune-teller tells...