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Alex Lahey - ‘Good Time’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsRafjwS8Fc “I just want a good time/don’t care how/but I know everybody needs it.’’ So sings Alex Lahey, summing up the transition from January blues into the promise of forthcoming spring. Gearing up for the release...
DAISY JONES & THE SIX – ‘REGRET ME’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0ywkDC9rEo Not only is ‘Regret Me’ an exciting debut single, but it arrives from a totally new band – a fictional one, albeit. The first single from the eponymous 1970s group based on...
Few sophomore albums are preceded by the kind of devoted anticipation that surrounded SZA’s ‘SOS’. Since the release of her now-seminal debut ‘Ctrl’ in 2017 – an alternative R&B album that, five years later, continues to feel as relatable...
"Bloody Nora, this is nice!" Wet Leg's Rhian Teasdale is surveying the crowd at London's sold-out Forum: a venue that's about 10 times too small for the five-time Grammy-nominated band, who only released their first single eighteen months ago. Arriving...
Laurel Canyon, storied within music history, has come to be known less as a geographic region and more as a genre within and of itself. Joni Mitchell, The Byrds, Crosby Stills & Nash; from that prolific time in the...
Compared to their first releases ‘Sweet Princess EP’ and ‘Boundary Road Snacks and Drinks EP’, Dry Cleaning’s debut album ‘New Long Leg’ felt like a band coming into their own and finding themselves in the expanse of an oversaturated...
When Taylor Swift surprise announced a forthcoming new album in her winning VMAs speech in August, a delight and excitement gripped the internet with a purity and intensity that hadn’t felt possible in a while. The album image of...
When The Big Moon titled their third album, 'Here Is Everything', they meant it. For frontwoman Jules Jackson, who became pregnant and gave birth to her first child throughout the uncertain and frightening first year of COVID, writing this...
Dylan – ‘Blue’  The tracks that rising star Dylan has shared from her upcoming mixtape ‘The Greatest Thing I’ll Never Learn’ have coursed with confident attitude, whether she’s letting someone know she could be the girl of their dreams or...
On 'Blue Rev', Alvvays envelop fans with the comfort of a warm blanket. From their first outing, 2014’s Polaris prize-shortlisted self-titled album, to their second Juno award-winning 'Antisocialites', fans have come to expect this. Characteristically, their third album is...