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LIANA FLORES – ‘I WISH FOR FOR THE RAIN’ Do you ever feel like you just need a big old cry in the rain? British-Brazilian newcomer Liana Flores follows the runaway success of the dreamy ‘rises the moon’ with an...
Rachel Chinouriri – 'It Is What It Is' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEWI5dKWwoU Indie darling Rachel Chinouriri is back with a kick in the teeth to all fuckboys. Spliced in-between a whistle refrain reminiscent of ‘Pumped Up Kicks’, she nonchalantly lists all of the bad...
The last few years have been nothing short of prolific for Taylor Swift. As well as re-recording four of her first six albums, she’s also put out ‘Midnights’ and embarked on a headline-dominating, globe-straddling mega tour with ‘The Eras’....
When the industry zigs, Billie Eilish likes to zag. Whether it’s refusing to conform to perceptions of what a female-identifying popstar ‘should’ be wearing onstage, lobbying fans to vote or questioning why her sexuality had to be headline ‘coming...
Amidst all the usual internet grumbling about dull crowds, pricey food and stifling heat, there was one big rainbow-coded talking point at this year's Coachella: the amount of open queerness that was on display. Whether it was Reneé Rapp...
After what has felt like a very long winter, spring is here and we can almost smell the cider on the wind. In 2024, we plan to cram in as many festivals as our wallets can afford and our...
There’s a long-held myth in the creative world that anything good needs to be laboured over, your blood, sweat, and tears poured relentlessly into your craft. Maggie Rogers’ third album, ‘Don’t Forget Me,’ is the latest reminder that’s not...
Sabrina Carpenter – ‘Espresso’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51zjlMhdSTE&pp=ygUac2FicmluYSBjYXJwZW50ZXIgZXNwcmVzc28%3D Spare a thought for Barry Keoghan who, if Sabrina Carpenter’s new single is to be believed, is going to find it very hard to catch a wink of sleep for the foreseeable. “Now he’s thinking ‘bout me...
If you haven’t heard of English Teacher yet, there might be a universe in which you could be forgiven. Rather than TikTok virality, beef-seeking interviews or any other kind of discernible drama, the Leeds band have built their name...
You’ve got to feel a tiny bit sorry for that old Jolene. More than 50 years after Dolly Parton first begged her not to steal her man, she finds her name in the mud once again, this time courtesy...