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“Sister stand up for what you believe / I hear anarchy in the way you speak,” Poppy Ajudha sings emphatically on ‘PLAYGOD’. These words are a mission statement, setting the tone for her what's to come from her long-awaited...
It's a bold woman who attempts four outfit changes in a time-poor festival set but since gaining viral fame with 2028 novelty bop, 'Moo', Doja Cat has made the most of every single second. Through smart collaborations and even smarter...
As a music journalist, there is perhaps no greater shame than an artist getting absolutely bloody massive while you weren’t looking. When I sat down in front of the Coachella livestream last weekend, I am pained to admit that...
“Picture it, it’s 2005, I’m in a Two Door Cinema Club crop-top, and I have pink hair,” Phoebe Bridgers tells the 9PM Coachella crowd who have gathered to see her set on the Outdoor Theatre. “Don’t picture it, actually”...
Phoebe Bridgers – 'Sidelines' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c-wRm0_0bY Phoebe Bridgers is happy now. New single, 'Sidelines', written for the new TV adaptation of Sally Rooney's Conversations With Friends is a love song, plain and simple. It has all the Phoebe leanings of old: razor-sharp...
It's not unusual for artists to pull out something special for the London night of their tour. A rarely played song in the encore, a one-off piece of merch, even a cameo from someone they once did a song...
Wallice – ‘90s American Superstar’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lpppHirKTK4 LA-based rising indie star Wallice has already teased brilliant things to come on her upcoming EP ‘90s American Superstar’ and, now, its title track adds to that notion in fizzing, fabulous fashion. A fictional, satirical dissection...
When I first joined Spotify back in 2014, my playlist organisation was non-existent. Feeling spoiled by the prospect of any ad-free music I could think of, I would dip in and out of the catalogues of just about every...
“Growing up isn’t something we can make happen when we want it to / But since we’re all growing up together, I guess I’ll grow up with you,” The Linda Lindas sing warmly on the title track of their...
For those of us who have had the pleasure of frequenting a British music festival, it’s no real surprise that Coachella – the annual music event in the Californian desert – is a wee bit different. Start by replacing...