Contributor Rachel Finn
It’s Charli, baby: A comprehensive guide to Charli XCX
With new album ‘Crash’ on the way, we take an in-depth look at Charli XCX’s shapeshifting career so far.
November 26, 2021 3:41pm
Big Thief - U.F.O.F.
Darker than some of their earlier work.
May 3, 2019 7:50am
The world according to Stella Donnelly
Across her debut album, the Perth musician finds herself tackling gender equality, sexual harassment and Australian nationalism, capturing a society in transition.
May 1, 2019 3:22pm
SOAK - Grim Town
The album mixes together glossy, upbeat production with tales of disappointment, confusion and intergenerational angst.
April 26, 2019 7:55am
Jade Bird - Jade Bird
Across twelve polished tracks, she switches from piano ballad to stomping singalong and back again.
April 19, 2019 7:52am
Loyle Carner - Not Waving, But Drowning
It doesn’t quite match the intensity and impact of his debut.
April 19, 2019 7:51am
Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
Power and self-confidence run through the record.
April 17, 2019 1:43pm
A Candid Conversation With Jenny Lewis
Untangling difficulty and heartbreak with razor-sharp storytelling and wit, ‘On The Line’ proves to be the musician’s strongest statement yet.
April 1, 2019 9:00am
Sharon Van Etten makes a striking comeback at London’s Roundhouse
A show of equal parts strength and vulnerability.
March 28, 2019 12:00pm
Out Of The Blue: A Brief History Of The Surprise Album
After the recent release of Solange’s ‘When I Get Home’, we chart some of the most notable sudden album releases of the past few years.
March 25, 2019 2:00pm
Vampire Weekend make a joyful, imaginative return at EartH
Despite taking several years away from the live arena, this is a band still holding onto their creative peak with ease.
March 22, 2019 1:30pm
The Japanese House delivers a shatteringly confident set at Electric Ballroom
Tonight confirms Amber Bain as a performer who finally seems comfortable in her own skin.
March 21, 2019 1:30pm
Sasami - Sasami
A bold and well-rounded debut.
March 8, 2019 7:58am
Under the spotlight: Little Simz
After emerging from a difficult time with a renewed focus, with new album ‘GREY Area’ Little Simz is making her boldest and most honest statement yet.
March 6, 2019 12:51pm
Sigrid - Sucker Punch
Full of swooping, dramatic choruses and clean-cut vocals, where almost every song is a potential radio hit.
March 1, 2019 12:14am
West London producer Glows gets reflective on new track ‘Passing Talk’
It’s inspired by those times “when you are on your own, remembering a conversation from before”.
February 22, 2019 5:16pm
Ya Wha’?!: A Guide to the BRIT Awards’ more unexpected twists and turns
Let’s be honest, if IDLES win tonight’s British Breakthrough category, it would be a bit of a curveball, but stranger things have happened…
February 20, 2019 2:28pm
Julia Jacklin - Crushing
Her voice sounds clearer than ever.
February 19, 2019 1:10pm
FUR are ready to rise beyond their early algorithmic success
Giving ’60s-influenced guitar sounds a fresh and modern twist, meet the Brighton bunch already making their mark with a little help from some more modern tools.
February 18, 2019 10:30am
Blaenavon come out fighting
The journey to their second record may have been more chequered than anyone could have expected, but Blaenavon are drawing strength from struggle.
February 13, 2019 12:24pm