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I don’t remember the first time I listened to Joni Mitchell singing ‘A Case of You’ but I acutely remember the first time I understood it. “I could drink a case of you, darling / And I'd still be on...
Diligent diarists have a secret weapon: an exclusive spyhole to the past, the view relatively unobscured. 26-year-old Lucy Dacus typed up thirteen of her teenage diaries, deploying their contents with unflinching vigour on her third album, ‘Home Video’. That Dacus...
You’ve definitely, absolutely heard Sister Nancy’s 'Bam Bam'. A huge crossover reggae hit from 1982 that will most likely be played on every single soundsystem over the course of your average Notting Hill Carnival weekend, it’s also been sampled...
Ever had that feeling that everybody you’ve ever known is headed to the same gig? If you were scrolling Twitter on June 1st — the day that Primavera Sound 2022 went on sale — you may well have assumed...
Cast your minds back to your first breakup… the world crumbling around you, everything you thought you knew about love was a lie, where did it all go wrong? One pop star knows all about that experience and shared...
Joy Crookes – ‘Feet Don’t Fail Me Now’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xLFCcnYSCyE Don’t be fooled by the Wall of Sound and the throwback soulful feel: ‘Feet Don’t Fail Me Now’ is a track that drips with irony, skewering performative activism – “Put my name...
Mykki Blanco once read somewhere that humans experience 256 variations of emotions in one day. One day? Blanco only needs 27 minutes and 28 seconds. Their new mini-album ‘Broken Hearts & Beauty Sleep’ runs the gamut from grief to...
2021 is a year of resurgence and emergence, and with that, the music industry has seen the release of albums by London Grammar, Wolf Alice and Girl in Red, as well as announcements from Lorde and Billie Eilish, some...
There’s much more to Nashville than just country music. There’s also beer. Frankly, that’s enough for us. Here are 10 of the city’s best places to drink and listen to tunes at the same time —our kind of multi-tasking. Dino's 11...
Nothing can resist the pull of a black hole – and not many can resist the gravitas of Griff, the pop universe’s newest bright star. Her January single ‘Black Hole’ made an early bid for track of the year,...