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LOLA - 'Back' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TC5rDzwpNXg If Flo haven’t quite yet convinced you that UK R&B is about to enter an exciting new age, look no further than Londoner LOLA, making squelchy, futuristic R&B that still knows how to pay homage to those...
Something magical happens on Los Angeles' fault lines. A creative hub for movies, tech and music, some of the world's best artists have chosen LA as their home. The city itself has been an inspiration to many of these...
It’s a strong start when the first song you hear in a new teen drama is New Order’s ‘Age of Consent’. But if there’s anything Stranger Things has taught us, a nostalgic music moment does wonders to promote both...
How lucky are we to live in a time where Beyoncé exists? One of the few artists for whom releasing an album can genuinely be described as a cultural event, the announcement of 'RENAISSANCE' seemingly came at exactly the...
Lady Gaga is snogging a spiked bondage mask. She's crying. She's in a sarcophagus, done up like Ming The Merciless, rotating on a giant Lazy Susan. We are less than five minutes into her astonishing Chromatica Ball: the mother...
Listening to ‘Surrender’ feels like the blood rushing back into your legs as you start to run. Like your heart lifting in your ribcage. Like coming up for air after holding your breath. It feels like letting life back...
Friday Strewn across the Hertfordshire countryside, in the grounds of private residence Standon Lordship, a string of yellow lights pepper the walkways leading to the heart of the festival, where you’re met with the whirl of fluorescent red, green and...
The Mercury Prize nominees have now been revealed. Check out the list in full. When you’re a sad indie like me, the Mercury Prize is basically musical Christmas. We all know that art isn’t really a competition, and yet every...
Never underestimate the power of a good sob. In these increasingly difficult times of stress and uncertainty (*gestures at the current state of the world*), a beautifully sad song can provide comfort, catharsis, and a momentary release of tension....
"Bill Oddie, Bill Oddie, put your hands all over my body"