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There’s much more to Nashville than just country music. There’s also beer. Frankly, that’s enough for us. Here are 10 of the city’s best places to drink and listen to tunes at the same time —our kind of multi-tasking. Dino's 11...
In a dark, sweltering cinema screen in central London, Wolf Alice are sat in front of a crowd of people waiting for them to perform live for the first time since 2019. “I hope I don’t have a panic...
Hollywood is the land of apocryphal stories; everything from Lana Turner being discovered while sipping on a milkshake in a drugstore to Jayne Mansfield being decapitated in a car crash after getting friendly with celebrity Satanist Anton LaVey. Yet...
At this moment in time, is there anyone who hasn’t seen THAT shot? Here at The Forty-Five, we’ve made no secret of our longing for the return of Lorde, and this week, Ella finally delivered with a new song,...
In a year of big, brilliant releases from the likes of Wolf Alice, Du Blonde, St Vincent, Japanese Breakfast, and Olivia Rodrigo, it feels good to hear from a band that lit the way. Torchbearers for the outsiders, the...
Before we begin, it's important to note that the biggest comeback track of the week came from Lorde with her sun-drenched single 'Solar Power' – we had so much to say about it, we gave it its own article....
Lorde certainly picks her moments. What better time to release a track called ‘Solar Power’ than the evening after the sun is literally snuffed out in a ring of fire? As always, she’s in on the joke.  It’s hard to...
“Why be a wallflower when you can be a Venus fly trap?” – a highly Marina-style question posed on the second track of her new album – and a question raised by the mellow non-Marina conformity of her previous...
A groovy bus cruises the sunny streets of London, painted with swirling hippy fonts in psychedelic pink, purple, and neon green. No, it’s not the Scooby gang’s Mystery Machine, but the Sengmobile. Aboard the upper deck, singing songs from...
Have you ever been told you look like a famous person? Life as a lookalike definitely has its perks—particularly if you're interested in blowing up on TikTok, or y'know, getting laid. We've trawled the depths of the 'Tok to...