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In the studio with Mystery Jets

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In the studio with Mystery Jets

We catch up with the band in their characteristically bizarre new digs as they round off the final touches to the “hard-hitting” follow-up to ‘Curve of the Earth’.

July 15, 2019 2:32pm

Nilüfer Yanya: Space Oddity

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Nilüfer Yanya: Space Oddity

Solidifying all her early promise on gorgeously rich debut album ‘Miss Universe’, Nilüfer Yanya confronts the paranoia of the social media generation, marking herself out as truly special new voice.

March 19, 2019 4:13pm

Self Esteem: Independent Woman, Part 2

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Self Esteem: Independent Woman, Part 2

For the best part of a decade, Rebecca Taylor was one half of indie folk duo Slow Club. Now, she’s setting her powerhouse pipes free with a solo pop project full of humour, sass and wild ambition.

March 7, 2019 12:20pm

Built in a day: No Rome

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Built in a day: No Rome

As he plays his first London show at the O2 Arena(!) alongside The 1975, we meet the Manila-born popstar-in-waiting who’s championing acceptance and challenging outdated cultural stereotypes.

February 19, 2019 12:50pm

Present tense: Maggie Rogers

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Present tense: Maggie Rogers

After an unexpected viral video kick-started her career, with debut album ‘Heard It In A Past Life’, Maggie Rogers is ready to take the spotlight firmly into her own hands.

February 6, 2019 3:00pm

Class Of 2019: Amyl and the Sniffers

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Class Of 2019: Amyl and the Sniffers

Causing hedonistic chaos wherever they land, Amyl and the Sniffers are the mullet-sporting Melbourne punks who just wanna have fun.

December 19, 2018 5:14pm

Class Of 2019: Westerman

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Class Of 2019: Westerman

Weaving soft, warm electronics into folk songs about self-acceptance, Will Westerman is a songwriter whose music could help you more than you think.

December 16, 2018 3:00pm

Class Of 2019: Lady Bird

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Class Of 2019: Lady Bird

Battling psychological trauma and personal demons, this Kent trio put their emotions to the fore on their fist-pumping punk, creating a safe space for others to work through their problems too.

December 12, 2018 4:00pm

Class Of 2019: Easy Life

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Class Of 2019: Easy Life

Mixing a genre-spanning sound with a laid-back charm, Leicester’s Easy Life make music suggesting that the true way to happiness is to just go with the flow.

December 11, 2018 4:00pm

Class Of 2019: Stella Donnelly

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Class Of 2019: Stella Donnelly

Since the release of bold breakthrough single ‘Boys Will Be Boys’, Perth singer Stella Donnelly has proven herself to be a voice of rage, humour and compassion. No amount of trolls can stop her now.

December 10, 2018 6:00pm

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Class Of 2019: YOWL

Spinning surreal, twisted tales with a sneakily melodic centre, YOWL are breaking out of their South London beginnings into a realm that’s entirely their own.

December 10, 2018 12:05pm

Shame, Shame, Shame: that’s the name

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Shame, Shame, Shame: that’s the name

After world tours, TV performances, umpteen festival triumphs and one of our albums of the year, we catch up with the South Londoners to toast the whirlwind 12 months that truly put them on the map.

November 9, 2018 12:05pm

Karma chameleons: Sundara Karma

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Karma chameleons: Sundara Karma

Less than two years after their debut earned them a legion of devotees, the four-piece are prepping a second effort that explodes their original ideas out in joyful, brilliantly widescreen style.

October 9, 2018 10:41am

Seasons Change: Death Cab For Cutie

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Seasons Change: Death Cab For Cutie

It’s no secret that as life marches on, our lives keep on changing. That’s something that Death Cab For Cutie decided to face head on with their new record, ‘Thank You For Today’.

July 26, 2018 4:00pm

Free Falling: Maggie Rogers

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Free Falling: Maggie Rogers

Back with new single ‘Fallingwater’ and crafting a debut album that’s set to see her star rise even further, Maggie Rogers is committed to making a true connection.

July 9, 2018 12:05pm

Love & Rockets: Speedy Ortiz

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Love & Rockets: Speedy Ortiz

Speedy Ortiz were all ready to go with a curveball album of love songs, until the election of Donald Trump shook the world. Heading back to the drawing board, ‘Twerp Verse’ is the result of a rethink.

April 23, 2018 3:50pm

The pursuit of pleasure: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

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The pursuit of pleasure: Unknown Mortal Orchestra

On 2015’s ‘Multi-Love’, Ruban Nielson saw his personal life laid out and analysed. Now, on fourth LP ‘Sex & Food’, he’s trying to keep it “dumb”. Or his version of dumb, at least.

April 11, 2018 11:25am

​The Second Coming of Kate Nash

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The Second Coming of Kate Nash

Ten years after catapulting into the public eye, Kate Nash is having one hell of a second wind. With new album ‘Yesterday Was Forever’, we find the singer grabbing her new life by the balls.

March 29, 2018 11:00am