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Lady Gaga is snogging a spiked bondage mask. She's crying. She's in a sarcophagus, done up like Ming The Merciless, rotating on a giant Lazy Susan. We are less than five minutes into her astonishing Chromatica Ball: the mother...
Listening to ‘Surrender’ feels like the blood rushing back into your legs as you start to run. Like your heart lifting in your ribcage. Like coming up for air after holding your breath. It feels like letting life back...
Friday Strewn across the Hertfordshire countryside, in the grounds of private residence Standon Lordship, a string of yellow lights pepper the walkways leading to the heart of the festival, where you’re met with the whirl of fluorescent red, green and...
Bea Kristi – AKA Beabadoobee – began her career in her bedroom and via hallucinogens and close introspection, she’s ready to take it back there. Sparked by a memory of an imaginary kingdom that she invented as a kid,...
WEDNESDAY Kicking things off on Wednesday evening, EFÉ brings her laidback blend of bedroom pop and lush R&B to the WTF Clubbing stage – and what better music to listen to as a week-long heatwave takes hold? Her music evokes...
NIKI – ‘Oceans & Engines’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ0pazUc3ZA On ‘Oceans & Engines’, the second track from NIKI’s upcoming new album ‘Nicole’, the Indonesian singer-songwriter says goodbye. It’s not a casual farewell, but the kind that wrenches at your heart and threatens to overshadow your...
Claire Rosinkranz – 'i’m too pretty for this' https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2rnaTYvTCE With a song title that perfectly embodies our ‘back-to-work-after-Glastonbury’ attitude, Claire Rosinkranz hasn’t got time for any of your nonsense.  Her main issue?  A crap boyfriend who delivers aesthetically but has no...
THURSDAY Jolting things into action on Thursday night, I.Jordan brings a giddy blend of thumping hardcore and sherbet-laced Eurotrash to the WOW tent – and where else on Worthy Farm could anybody dream to witness a hulking slab of donk rolling...
In the closing moments of Billie Eilish’s Glastonbury show, a cacophony of golden fireworks spew up into the night as ‘Happier Than Ever’ erupts into its epic headbanging portion. As bright white lights strobe from the Pyramid, Eilish – the...
It only took three records, a pandemic, and a helping hand from Phoebe Bridgers for enough people to finally realise that it’s MUNA’s world and we’re all just living in it. The L.A.-based trio – comprised of Katie Gavin,...