• The Future Of Festivals – Will They Return In 2021?

    With the anniversary of lockdown feeling more like a centenary, the Prime Minister’s roadmap for a release from lockdown offers a little hope for culture-starved, Vitamin D-deprived music lovers: festivals will rise again. Katie Connor reports....
  • ‘No Excuses’: This Directory Of Female Musicians Could End Gender Imbalance At Music Festivals

    Inspired by the half-witted excuses of male festival organisers when questioned on their distinctly disparate line-ups, equality campaigner Vick Bain has assembled over 4,500 female musicians across all genres and industry levels into the coveted ‘F-List’. Holly Watts reports. ...
  • Interview: APRE

    For a band who once played a gig to three people in Tunbridge Wells, two of whom got removed for doing the worm in front of the stage, London wonky-pop duo APRE are doing gloriously well for themselves these days. In the wake of the scorching debut mini-album, the pair talked isolation...
  • Interview: Palace

    From the dingy back-rooms of converted South London pubs to a cataclysmic sold-out show at the famed Camden Roundhouse, the drifty, introspective lulls of alt stalwarts Palace have become a staple of indie playlists the world over. In the wake of a brand new EP, Isabelle Hunter talked lockdown listens and...
  • Introduction to: Mumford and Sons

    For a band who have won numerous awards, sold millions of records and have a fairly dedicated fan-base, there are a lot of people who have made it quite plain that they do not like Mumford & Sons. From their apparent pretentious and pseudo-folk image and sound to their...
  • Festival Review: Glastonbury

    After asking Siri ten times during the week whether or not it was going to rain, I realised no one really knew what the Glastonbury weather would be like for sure. However, one thing was always certain: there would be mud in abundance. But that did not matter as,...
  • Live Review: Loyle Carner, Rescue Rooms (12/02/2016)

    Loyle Carner has performed at Glastonbury and supported MF Doom and Joey Bada$$, so one would expect him to carry the air of an emerging but relatively experienced artist – yet he retains the nervous excitement of an individual performing live for the first time. The venue is small,...