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Sophie Williams

Sophie is a music and culture journalist from Cardiff, Wales. She is also an Arctic Monkeys aficionado.

SOPHIE: eight artists that took influence from the hyper-pop pioneer

Groundbreaking artist, DJ and producer Sophie Xeon, known as SOPHIE, has tragically died at the age of 34. It would only be an understatement to...
Olly Alexander

Olly Alexander Delivers Powerful Message About HIV Testing

Olly Alexander has shared a powerful video message to mark the start of National HIV Testing Week. The Years & Years vocalist, who starred in...
FKA Twigs Don't judge Me Headie Onw

45s of the week: FKA Twigs, Tom Aspaul, Sarah Klang and more

FKA Twigs (ft. Headie One and Fred again…) - ‘Don’t Judge Me’  Building upon FKA Twigs’ ethereal contribution to the ‘Judge Me’ interlude, which appeared...
Baby Queen interview

45s of the week: Zoe Wees, Baby Queen, Julien Baker and more!

Zoe Wees - ‘Girls Like Us’ An admirably forthright reflection on vulnerability, the second single from Zoe Wees is where the rising German singer-songwriter becomes...

Best EPs and Mixtapes of 2020

Given everything that happened throughout 2020, at times, it was easier to digest bite-sized nuggets of new music than a full-length effort. Lucky us,...
The Mysterines

The Mysterines: “Creativity feels like an integral part of life in Liverpool”

Over the past few years, Liverpool rockers The Mysterines have been perfecting their brand of riff-happy, groove-based indie belters, complete with a heavy dollop...
Baby Queen interview

TREMORS// Baby Queen is coming for pop’s crown

When Bella Latham, aka Baby Queen, moved to west London as a wide-eyed, excitable 18-year-old, she was on a particular mission: to reshape the...
Nasty Cherry

Nasty Cherry | Girls Just Wanna Have Fun

Nasty Cherry aren’t really your average girl band. Catapulted to fame in late 2019 via the hit Netflix six-part docuseries, Nasty Cherry: I’m With...