Interviews

Bree Runway’s mum might just be the unspoken hero of 2020. Though she wasn’t best pleased when her teenage daughter told her she was going to be a popstar – (“Actually, she said to me, if you don't go...
Some lockdowns are more productive than others. South-London band Sweat have coded their own virtual club night, SweatNet which has been hosting live hologram performances every Monday night. When keyboardist Gam fell ill at the start of lockdown, he...
Music and memory are deeply tangled in Michaela Coel’s corrosive series I May Destroy You. Across 12 episodes, the fragments of one traumatic event are pieced together through flashbacks, everyday investigations and white-hot surges of remembrance. A vibrant, often familiar...
Less than a week after releasing his return-to-form new album 'None Of Us Are Getting Out Of This Life Alive', The Streets' drive-in tour of the UK has been canned. Fans wanted it – the gigs sold out in...
Natasha Bedingfield needs little introduction. Her debut single 'Unwritten' was a worldwide smash, perfectly encapsulating the upbeat vibe of the early noughties and making Natasha a global star. Over the next fifteen years, she went on to sell over...
The Aces delayed their album release because of the death of George Floyd. Not wanting to distract from the Black Lives Matter movement, they paused. Now they’re ready. And the Utah band – singer and guitarist Cristal Ramirez, drummer...
With her animated demeanor and vivid, candyfloss curls, it’s immediately obvious that Eyelar Mirzazadeh doesn’t do shy and retiring. Apparently, she never has.  Speaking today from her mother’s home in Amsterdam, the 24-year-old enthuses about her childhood, recalling how she...
As he releases his 'Happiness in Liquid Form' EP, we talk to Alfie Templeman during lockdown about drums, Brad Pitt and why you mustn't call him bedroom pop
As someone who has been hard at work for a decade, introducing Victoria Monét feels like something of a strange exercise. Even those not familiar with her name will know her work; as one of the US’s premiere songwriters,...
H A I M Haim's new album is their best to date – but getting there hasn't been easy. Emily Mackay meets the band to talk delis, depression and dancing their way through lockdown for our July cover interview. ...