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At long last, we get to return to a somewhat normal summer – cramming in as many festivals as our wallets can afford and our bodies can stand. Some festivals might have been able to take place last summer, but...
If you’ve been on social media of late, one face might have stood out to you. He’s got curly hair, a winning smile, and professes to understand the lovemaking benefits of excessive pineapple consumption better than most. He goes...
Sarah Kinsley – ‘What Was Mine’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou4KbA7Pe5E “Somehow the sweet ones always hurt me,” Sarah Kinsley sighs on ‘What Was Mine’. The stunning second single from next month’s ‘Cypress’ EP follows its creator’s journey through romantic heartbreak and the liberating sensation...
Trigger warning: Racism Unless you’re a country music fan, the name Morgan Wallen might be more familiar to you as a modern example of celebrity scandal. Having been caught on tape using the N-Word in February 2021, he followed the...
“Everything in the world was up in the air, our record was up in the air and our lives were up in the air,” Sunflower Bean guitarist and singer Nick Kivlen told The Forty-Five last year. The New York...
Doja Cat – 'Vegas' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKpctBHTOGU Doja Cat’s contribution to the upcoming Elvis biopic already met the ears of fans at Coachella, but the full studio version packs even more of a characterful punch. Making opulent use of a ‘Hound Dog’ sample,...
Within minutes of ‘How To Let Go’, it’s clear that Sigrid's second album is a different kind of beast. An artist who spent the early days of her career being universally lauded for having a rare kind of authenticity...
If you were on Tumblr in the early 2010s, you probably remember the GIFs. Lana Del Rey pouting her way through ‘Video Games.’ The 1975’s logo flickering in black and white. Marina and the Diamonds with a heart-shaped cheek...
Right across the board, artists seemed to step their efforts up for Coachella Weekend Two. Wanting to go bigger and better than the weekend prior, there were more cameos, more surprises. In the case of Billie Eilish, a true...
Angel Olsen – 'Big Time'  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MG7vZRyyj4 Angel Olsen has always had a tinge of country to her voice and her music and, on the title track from her upcoming album ‘Big Time’, she goes all-in on that sound. “And I’m living,...