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Today the world has lost a once-in-a generation artistic titan who changed the face of pop music forever. Early this morning, the artist and music producer SOPHIE died in a sudden accident in Athens, aged 34. “True to her...
Given everything that happened throughout 2020, at times, it was easier to digest bite-sized nuggets of new music than a full-length effort. Lucky us, then, that this year provided many compact releases that introduced a legion of rising, exciting...
Like an unfunny joke that becomes funny again if repeated enough times, maybe Zoom quizzes will have a resurgence or maybe we'll learn to love flip-flopping in and out of lockdown. Until then, here's another thing to do with...
What a year. It's been an interesting task ranking the year's best songs in an annum so devoid of normality. So often, a song is loved for the memories it's attached to: the many nights out where you wait...
How much music have you listened to this year? Without festivals, commuting and clubs, the shift in our daily, monthly or annual routines has meant new things – podcasts to help us sleep, more Netflix than we'd care to...
There's no denying that getting older sucks but these musicians have perfectly captured the road to adulthood. There are those reflecting on a youth gone by and others documenting feelings of first love, escaping your hometown and dreaming of...
The release of Phoebe Bridgers’ 2017 debut album, ‘Stranger in the Alps’, confirmed what cult fans already knew: that she is already one of the wisest, funniest, most cuttingly insightful songwriters we have. After that, things took off quickly....
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 to share memories...
Chances are, at some point in your life, you’ve made a playlist designed with a broken heart in mind. One of the very staples of modern music is the break-up song – some sassy, some celebratory, some wallowing in...