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While lockdown has been a difficult time for everyone, it’s been a creative one for some. As well as writing album number two, Fickle Friends’ singer Natti Shiner has found outlets in drawing pet portraits and teaching yoga. While...
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 new label home Warner – inhabits the side of R&B that makes you feel like you’re...
“My childhood was lonely and kind of depressing so, for a good portion of my life, the only thing that would bring me any kind of hope was music. I knew it was the key to my life.” If there’s...
LAVA LA RUE As a founding member of NiNE8, the inclusive London creative collective, and as a solo artist in her own right, Lava La Rue is one of the five musicians you can't afford to miss in 2021. Get...
Signed to one of the buzziest record labels around, Lowertown are 19-year-old Atlanta duo, Avsha Weinberg and Olivia Osby. We fell in love with recent single, 'Best Person You Know' and its kooky video, their lo-fi indie sound nestling...
It might be named after the precise shade of pink proven by psychologists to reduce violent or aggressive behaviour, but Shame’s second studio album is every bit as incendiary as their 2018 debut, ‘Songs Of Praise’. Recorded last February...
Pearl Charles could be from another time. The singer/songwriter is about to release new album, 'Magic Mirror' – a country-tinged LP that wouldn't sound out of place in a jukebox filled with Carole King, ABBA and The Mamas &...
While nothing could ever make sense of the disorientating weirdness of these times, Georgia Ellery and Taylor Skye captured the spirit of it in their work as Jockstrap.  Having signed to Warp Records in February, the Dean Blunt and Björk-approved...
“Being back on stage felt right,” says Izzy Bee Phillips, Black Honey’s striking frontwoman on the topic of the band’s first gig since January. “I was nervous and I worried I’d forget how to play a show. I was...
“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 Stop Hating Urself Pt. 1’. The person she’s talking to on the track might have...