• The Character Assassination of Taylor Swift

    Taylor Swift rose, fell, and then rose again. She went from a loved teenage country singer to the most hated woman in the music industry. However, after reinventing herself, she is now more popular than ever. Amrit Virdi discusses the trajectory of her career so far, and what the...
  • Album Review: Ryan Adams – Heartbreaker (Deluxe Reissue)

    Sixteen years after its original release, and fourteen studio albums later, Ryan Adams has put out a deluxe reissue of his first, and most adored LP – Heartbreaker. Heartbreaker was Adams’ first solo effort after disbanding from Whiskeytown, the 90s alt-country outfit from North Carolina. This deluxe reissue contains...
  • Live Review: Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, Bodega (03/02/2016)

    Following our interview with Kitty Durham from the sibling rockabilly trio Kitty, Daisy and Lewis, we saw the band in concert at The Bodega, where they played their latest album at the end of their UK tour. The group, as expected, came onto the stage in an array of...
  • Album Review: Whitey Morgan and the 78’s – Sonic Ranch

    Country is one of western music’s most derided genres. It’s defined by its clichés: insular, beloved by one particular redneck portion of the US of A – it’s hardly surprising few want to dabble in its peculiar twang. And there’s not much out there to combat the myth either...