Contributor Tom Connick

Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer

Reviews / Album

Stormzy - Gang Signs & Prayer

If Skepta’s ‘Konnichiwa’ was grime’s breakthrough, ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’ is its blockbuster.

March 9, 2017 3:57pm

A year of firsts

Features

A year of firsts

2016 saw a whole bunch of new and exciting breakthroughs, from Partybaby laying a golden path to the future, to grime finally getting the gongs it deserved.

December 19, 2016 10:00am

​16 albums that shaped 2016

Features

16 albums that shaped 2016

A selection of the year’s finest, featuring Beyoncé, Daughter, Skepta, Yak & more.

December 17, 2016 10:00am

Class of 2017: Eat Fast

Features / Interviews

Radge against the machine: Eat Fast

This Newcastle-based bunch aren’t hanging about. With two albums’ worth of fuzz-pop bangers in the bank, they’re charging ahead.

December 13, 2016 1:30pm

Creeper - Hiding With Boys

Reviews / Track

Creeper - Hiding With Boys

The foot-to-the-floor summer anthem they always hinted at crafting.

December 12, 2016 11:39am

Class of 2017: Abattoir Blues

Features / Interviews

Shaking off the Abattoir Blues

This riotous Brighton bunch are swapping brawn for brains, and opening a dialogue on the darker corners of their psyche in the process.

December 10, 2016 1:00pm

Partybaby - Hey You (Loser)

Reviews / Track

Partybaby - Hey You (Loser)

Sweeping away the distortion, it’s no less defiant for its lack of fuzz – if anything, that perfect pop core thrives.

December 9, 2016 4:22pm