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After summer holidays, festivals or time away from school or work, many of us enter the Autumn period feeling refreshed, ready for the challenges of a new season. But what do you do when you’ve not yet had a...
“I 've got sticky little words / They heal and they hurt”, sings Maya Hawke on ‘Sticky Little Words’. The track is from Hawke’s second album, ‘Moss’, itself a spellbinding combination of sticky little words. The 13 album tracks...
Granted, living through a global pandemic is scary enough for most, but if you’re looking to try and claw back whatever Halloween fun you can, then you’ll find Halloween-themed albums, alternative spooky bops and just great records to listen...
As one of our generation’s greatest storytellers, Taylor Swift knows a thing or two about keeping her fans fed. Having released three original albums and re-recorded two others in the last three years, she could certainly be forgiven for...
After another long wait, Blackpink are back. ‘Born Pink’, the group’s second studio album, comes after years of a somewhat irksome label strategy of hype-building: the group’s releases are far apart for K-pop standards (their last was ‘Lovesick Girls’...
Jordana – ‘Is It Worth It Now?’ Figuring out life isn’t usually a dreamy process, but Jordana’s new single makes it feel that way.  A bright guitar line drifts over twinkling synths and a laidback bassline as the Kansas musician asks...
Rina Sawayama has spent a lot of time connecting with her inner child. This introspection led to her second full-length album ‘Hold The Girl’ which blends moments of tender lyricism with joyous party anthems. While she mines her trauma...
It was 1972 when Munich hosted the summer Olympics. 50 years later, the city's Olympic Park forms the playground for Superbloom: a riotous weekend of pop, EDM and hip-hop. Steampunk-clad actors and metalwork robots cycle and skulk around the walkways...
Arctic Monkeys – 'There’d Better Be A Mirrorball' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FY5CAz6S9kE Fresh off the back of their triumphant headline sets at Reading & Leeds, Arctic Monkeys return in stunning form. Their best Bond theme audition yet, ‘There’d Better Be A Mirrorball’ sees Turner...
Within the first hour of Leeds Festival, it is clear that we are in the midst of a very 2022 kind of youthquake. Girls in neon mesh daub messages across each other’s chests while topless boys puff elf bars,...