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Rhian Daly

Rhian Daly
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Rhian Daly is a music journalist. She likes K-pop and indie discos.
Mel C and Shura

Mel C in conversation with Shura: Spice Girls, gender fluidity and their new pop...

On her banger-filled, self-titled new album, Mel C turned to a number of young female artists to collaborate on writing and...
N Flying, KCON:TACT

K-pop artists are pushing livestream concerts into an innovative future and we should all...

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, we’ve all been missing the thrill of live music, be that a big, no-holds-barred stadium extravaganza...

Conan Gray: “Even if I’m in the mood to write a fun song, it’s...

You have your whole life to write your debut album and so by that logic, releasing your first record should be...
Lady Gaga, VMAs 2020

A socially distanced VMAs happened – and they were actually quite good!

The phrase “socially-distanced awards ceremony” probably doesn’t instil you with a lot of excitement, even in the good times vacuum that is...
Girl In Red

45s of the week: Girl In Red, BLACKPINK, Baby Queen and more!

Blackpink & Selena Gomez - ‘Ice Cream’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vRXZj0DzXIA In their second massive collab...
Bully interview

Bully – ‘Sugaregg’ review: a fearless musician at the top of her game

Chumbawumba’s massive 1997 one hit wonder ‘Tubthumping’ isn’t an influence you see cited much in 2020, especially not...
The Killers Imploding The Mirage

The Killers – ‘Imploding The Mirage’ review: a winning formula from the world’s biggest...

American artist Thomas Blackshear’s 1996 painting Dance Of The Wind And Storm depicts two figures gliding across a...
Madge Ethanol interview

Madge: “Sexuality in the US is rife with shaming”

Listening to the treasure trove that is Madge’s music, you might think they're something of a pop magpie, collecting inspiration from...
Billie Eilish

45s of the week: Billie Eilish, Black Honey, Jorja Smith and more

Billie Eilish - ‘My Future’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dm9Zf1WYQ_A To hijack the popular meme-slash-Mark Twain quote, lockdown...
Dua Lipa

Pop music deserves its place on the Mercury Prize shortlist

“Tonight I heard I haven’t been nominated for a @MercuryPrize and that The 1975 have,” Nadine Shah tweeted two days ago (July...