Interviews

When Juanita Stein, Australian singer-songwriter and former frontperson of the Howling Bells, lost her father Peter Stein at the beginning of 2019 she was propelled into one of her most meaningful creative spurts. In her base of Brighton in...
Get to know our November cover star.
Jazmin Bean believes the freaks shall inherit the earth. Their vision is a kawaii-horror nightmare of Hello Kitty, pink assault rifles and baby doll dresses smattered with entrails. Some may call it creepy-cute, others pastel goth - but for...
Multi-media artist El Hardwick’s latest project was prompted by the constant stream of disastrous news. “I felt like I was in this state of apathy,” they explain. “Every time I read the news it was like oh, this again....
In a year where in-person fan interactions have been severely limited, only the artists with a strong social media game have truly thrived. Step forward Saweetie: currently boasting 8.1 million Instagram followers, with a wildly successful TikTok challenge to...
Claudia Valentina is the 19-year-old pop RnB star with big dreams. From a young age, Claudia moved from her home of Guernsey to the bright lights of LA, where she found herself auditioning for parts in kids' TV shows....
Quite suddenly, in the middle of her conversation with The Forty-Five, Jordana is quite literally enveloped by a brigade of tiny creatures.  “You’re my baby!” the musician yells in muffled tones, straining to peer around from behind a greyhound wearing...
We had a quick Stop & Chat with Ray BLK about new single 'Lovesick' and what's come from the award-winning artist.
Ashnikko doesn’t just subvert feminine stereotypes: she flips them, kicks them to the ground, and dances on them in glass platform boots until they’re dust. Daisy – the protagonist of her latest single - is no innocent flower, but...
As the lead-singer and sole-songwriter in Boy Pablo, Nicolas Muñoz makes the sort of sunny slacker-pop that seems totally at odds with his upbringing in one of Europe’s rainiest cities. “I think it's a way to escape the mood...