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Lisa Wright

Lisa Wright is a music journalist who has written for the likes of DIY, NME and ES Magazine.
UK Festival Crowd

The UK festivals you have to be at this summer

After what has felt like a very long winter, spring is here and we can almost smell the cider on the wind. In 2024,...

CSS’ Lovefoxxx: “I wanted to fuck and travel and then god made me an...

With the indie sleaze revival still in full swing, Lisa Wright meets CSS' Lovefoxxx for a thoroughly entertaining conversation about the band's 20 year reunion shows.
Sheer Mag

Sheer Mag: “We all love rock music unironically”

If you thought the extended live music-less void of the COVID years was bad, try being in Sheer Mag. A band who, from their...
Songs about friendship

45 of the best songs about friendship

If we’ve learnt anything from the beloved sitcom of the same name, it’s that friends can come in many different forms but – at...
Penelope Scott

The Future Five – Penelope Scott: “My music goes from acoustic to buck-wild”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IbzHhIYHCFo California-born Penelope Scott may not technically be as new as some of the other artists featured in The Future Five; she’s self-released a couple...
The Last Dinner Party

2024’s most exciting pop stars are embracing unapologetic melodrama

There’s an intrinsic irony to the fact that a large portion of the words historically twisted and turned against women – ‘loud’, ‘emotional’, ‘dramatic’...
Jamz Supernova

How to be a radio presenter and label boss

Having made her first inroads into radio as a teen, Jamz Supernova has since turned that passion into a formidable career: becoming a regular...

Poppy – ‘Zig’ album review: missing some of the zag of old

Since launching her surreal YouTube channel back in the mid-’10s – a bemusing collection of robot-voiced videos that granted her cult internet status, performed...
Corinne Bailey Rae

Corinne Bailey Rae Interview: Welcome To The Rae-naissance 

Corinne Bailey Rae Corinne Bailey Rae no longer cares about writing a hit. But with this new-found freedom has come some of her most exhilarating...
Elspeth Merry music publicist

How to be a music publicist

Publicists are the vital connectors between the artists you love and music publications like The Forty-Five. They’re the people who facilitate all the shoots...