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Sarah Kinsley – ‘What Was Mine’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ou4KbA7Pe5E “Somehow the sweet ones always hurt me,” Sarah Kinsley sighs on ‘What Was Mine’. The stunning second single from next month’s ‘Cypress’ EP follows its creator’s journey through romantic heartbreak and the liberating sensation...
“Everything in the world was up in the air, our record was up in the air and our lives were up in the air,” Sunflower Bean guitarist and singer Nick Kivlen told The Forty-Five last year. The New York...
Doja Cat – 'Vegas' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kKpctBHTOGU Doja Cat’s contribution to the upcoming Elvis biopic already met the ears of fans at Coachella, but the full studio version packs even more of a characterful punch. Making opulent use of a ‘Hound Dog’ sample,...
Within minutes of ‘How To Let Go’, it’s clear that Sigrid's second album is a different kind of beast. An artist who spent the early days of her career being universally lauded for having a rare kind of authenticity...
Angel Olsen – 'Big Time'  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9MG7vZRyyj4 Angel Olsen has always had a tinge of country to her voice and her music and, on the title track from her upcoming album ‘Big Time’, she goes all-in on that sound. “And I’m living,...
“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...
“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...
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...