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Taylor Swift never shies away from a spectacle. Known for her theatrical shows and colourful music, we’ve grown to anticipate grand album announcements. Yet, this time, with no glitz or glamour, the pop star unveiled her eighth...
Never let it be said that Alanis Morissette, doesn’t wear her heart very firmly on her sleeve. She did 25 years ago, with the colossal hit that was 'Jagged Little Pill' and...
Jessy Lanza’s style flits between experimental pop and club-ready anthems. With a BBC Radio 1 residency and two critically acclaimed albums under her belt, we approach her third album, ‘All The...
“Tonight I heard I haven’t been nominated for a @MercuryPrize and that The 1975 have,” Nadine Shah tweeted two days ago (July 22). It was the first in a series of missives about the awards show, which...
The pandemic, in many ways, has stripped life back to its simplest form. The maximalist, luxury trappings of capitalist life are no longer necessary (why buy that designer fit when you can...
When it comes to country and western trailblazers, there’s one extremely special singer whose name has been unjustly forgotten in the 50 years since the release of her first and only album. Linda Martell was a...
What makes a meme? In definition, a meme is a mode of image-based communication usually used for humour, to evoke a sense of familiarity and shared pop-cultural reference amongst those who receive and understand it. Memes...
As polarising as country music can be, it’s hard to find a better companion to heartbreak when it’s done well. Kacey Musgraves’ ’Space Cowboy’, Lucinda Williams’ ’Steal Your Love’, ‘Rebel Heart’ by...
Lianne La Havas is blessed with a voice that can instantly awe entire arenas into silence. With a smoky lower register and silvery upper range, she doesn’t so much deliver lines as...