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The last few months have been slow and lonely in a way I haven’t felt in a long time. While I’m lucky enough to live with someone I actually like, the disconnect from the real world...
For almost 60 years, since his self-titled debut album was released in 1962, Bob Dylan has stridently been marching to the beat of his own drum. He took the protest song into the...
What is normally seen as the city you flock to on spring break is slowly turning into a music industry hotspot. More than ever, people are turning to Miami, with its large Caribbean and African-American population,...
If you’re old enough to remember Limewire and young enough to have shopped at TammyGirl, you might have taken part in #IndieAmnesty. A hashtag that did the rounds on Twitter in late 2017, it prompted users...
2008 was an unstoppable era of chart classics. From Britney Spears’ ‘Womanizer’ to Beyoncé’s smash song ‘Single Ladies’, nobody could’ve predicted the breakout success of a young Stefani Germanotta. Emerging under the stage name Lady Gaga, Germanotta...
Pillow Queens - ‘Handsome Wife’ A powerhouse of indie rock, this Irish four-piece plough onwards with their gritty new single ‘Handsome Wife’. Trailing in with gentle harmonies and a backdrop of a whining...
What makes a movement? It’s no secret that all great genres are forged from hardship, and a political or social challenge can often inspire the most imaginative of art. Hip-Hop gave voice to black communities when...
I would have been 11 when 'Jagged Little Pill' was released, just a decade younger than its creator Alanis Morissette, and I can still remember the cracked jewel case it lived in when it wasn’t on...
Throughout lockdown, Jehnny Beth has made a name for herself – not as a post-punk band ringleader this time, but as a sordid storyteller. Each week, the French singer hosts readings from...
On Tuesday June 2, Clara Amfo cried on national radio, and across the country (indeed the world), hordes of black listeners cried with her. Her pain and suffering was palpable. In response to the violent murder...