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Rhian Daly

Rhian Daly is a freelance music journalist with over ten years experience interviewing some of the world's most famous pop stars. As well as writing for The Forty-Five since launch, she's contributed work to NME, DIY, Time Out and Rolling Stone UK. Between 2013 and 2016, she was also the assistant reviews editor at NME. She likes K-pop and indie discos in equal measure and is proudly ARMY.
Miley Cyrus Tiny Desk

Watch Miley Cyrus cover Mazzy Star during Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Miley Cyrus covered Mazzy Star’s ‘Fade Into You’ during her Tiny Desk (Home) Concert, which was released today (January 28).  The performance series is usually...
Blu DeTiger

Blu DeTiger takes us dancing around New York in ‘Vintage’ video

Blu DeTiger has announced the upcoming release of her debut EP ‘How Did We Get Here?’ and shared new single ‘Vintage’.  The New York singer-songwriter...
Arlo Parks

Arlo Parks gives Clairo’s ‘Bags’ a gentle and gorgeous makeover

Arlo Parks has performed a gentle new version of Clairo’s ‘Bags’ during a new radio session.  The original version of the track appeared on the...
Cardi B new album

Cardi B asks fans to help her find alleged robber

Cardi B has asked her fans to help her find an alleged robber, sharing a photo of the suspect on her Instagram page.  “Anybody knows...
Taylor Swift evermore hidden messages

‘Forever Is The Sweetest Con’ for Taylor Swift’s latest chapter

Taylor Swift has shared her latest ‘Folklore’ chapter, dubbed ‘Forever Is The Sweetest Con’.  The star began splitting her ‘Folklore’ era tracks into sub-groups in...
Jensen McRae

Jensen McRae’s “preemptive” Phoebe Bridgers cover is now a real song

Jensen McRae has turned her “preemptive” Phoebe Bridgers cover ‘Immune’ into a real song.  The rising LA musician went viral earlier this month when she...
Haim Women In Music Part Two

Bono turned down a Haim collab cos his voice sounded like a “blowhorn”

Bono turned down the chance to collaborate with Haim on their latest album because his voice sounded like a “blowhorn”.  In the latest episode of...
Priya Ragu

The Future Five – Priya Ragu: “My story definitely feels like fate and destiny”

Late last year, Priya Ragu shot out of the blue with one of 2020’s best instant salves. ‘Good Love 2.0’ – her debut single for...

Will festivals happen in 2021?

When the coronavirus outbreak first spread to the west, one of the first moments that foreshadowed the year to come was a festival cancellation....

TREMORS// Phem is the green-haired artist here to “fucking change the world”

“You know you hate when I’m honest,” sighs Phem on ‘Honest’, the stunning Iann Dior collab that kicks off her new EP ‘How U...