Interviews

Miss Grit takes her time. You can hear it in her lingering guitar solos; the sprawling outro of ‘Blonde’, the mid-point on her new EP 'Impostor', which warps like a well-loved film reel. This space isn’t the result of...
At 13, Madison Beer was discovered by Justin Bieber and his manager Scooter Braun on YouTube, singing Etta James covers. It should have been a fairytale story for the social media age; gaining hundreds of thousands of followers, walking...
Jacob Allen has long been attuned to the rhythms of restless nights. A chronic insomniac since the age of 10, the Croydon-raised singer-songwriter only began writing music as Puma Blue as a means of staying occupied during those sleepless...
Think back over the most gripping shows of the last year, and they all have one distinctive quality in common – a standout soundtrack. From the eclectic, new artist-led music woven through Michaela Coel’s I May Destroy You to...
GRIFF Griff takes bedroom pop to a new level. The singer-songwriter-producer-tailor is part of a generation of young musicians shaking up the charts. Rhian Daly talks to the Taylor Swift-approved artist about her journey so far. “It seems like things are...
It’s 2010. EDM is on the brink of exploding and America will soon rediscover its love for dance music. Skrillex’s ‘Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites’ is driving teenagers wild and driving their parents mad. Soon after, Steve Aoki, Afrojack,...
The journey to the second Pale Waves album was anything but smooth. A near-fatal bus crash, global pandemic and creative differences fractured the band as it was. A period of soul-searching followed, but their aptly titled new album 'Who Am...
Nobody is having an easier time staying in than Rivers Cuomo. In fact, the Weezer frontman was never that keen on going out in the first place: “I really love staying at home all the time. I don’t have...
For musicians, the only thing stranger than not playing shows is playing shows to no one. The Staves are days away from their first live gig in a year and though fans will be sadly yet safely tucked behind...
To say Zoe Wees had a busy 2020 would be a bit of an understatement. She’s gone from releasing covers, including Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ and Lewis Capaldi’s ‘Someone You Loved’, to collaborating with artists such as Tom Walker and...