Reviews

Sky Ferreira is 55 minutes late. We’re left waiting beneath neon geometric lights that glow like a Tumblr grid in Southbank’s Queen Elizabeth Hall. But any long-time Ferreira fan knows that waiting is par for the course. The wait...
Emerging into the rock world more than half a decade ago with their 2016 self-titled debut EP, it’s taken almost certainly too long for Nova Twins to cross into something resembling wider recognition. 2020 LP ‘Who Are The Girls?’...
Like Peter Parker before her, Billie Eilish truly understands the sentiment: “with great power comes great responsibility”.  At only 20 years old, Eilish has reached a mind-boggling level of fame at such a velocity that she’d be easily forgiven for...
In a period littered with music stories that could easily have been fever dreams, none were met with such a heavy air of scepticism as the announcement that ABBA were reuniting after 40 years for a digital concert. They...
MUNA – 'Home By Now' https://youtu.be/4JlmFyD7hXo On 'Home By Now' MUNA are questioning their decisions. The eighties-infused synth-pop banger from the LA trio, sees them having doubts about ending a relationship. It's another heart-breaking party song to add to their already...
Paul McCartney has no business trying this hard. Nearly five decades into the most storied career in pop music, and just four weeks shy of his 80th birthday, McCartney is still packing stadiums around the world with fans who...
“Men Are Trash”, Harry Styles proclaimed on stage at this year’s Coachella before debuting a new song. “Boyfriends, they think you're so easy/ They take you for granted”, crooned Styles over Laurel Canyon acoustic guitar on ‘Boyfriends’. It was...
“Will I always be the words I wrote when I was 17?” mxmtoon – aka now-21-year-old singer-songwriter Maia – asks on the chiming, ‘90s alt-pop of ‘victim of nostalgia’. It’s a question that’s integral to the journey of her second album...
The story of Warpaint’s return nearly six years on from their third album ‘Heads Up’ (2016) is one of them being torn together. For the first time in the LA band’s history, Emily Kokal (guitar, vocals), Theresa Wayman (guitar,...
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...