Contributor Rosie Hewitson
Time To Ascend: Years & Years
Following a star-making turn in Channel 4’s award-winning It’s A Sin, Olly Alexander is preparing his next steps as a newly-solo artist as new Years & Years LP ‘Night Call’ beckons…
November 24, 2021 5:35pm
Class of 2021: Lynks
Armed with a new name, an ever-expanding costume box and an arsenal of songs that aim to represent the queer experience from a lesser-described angle, Lynks is strutting into 2021 in fine style.
December 12, 2020 12:00pm
Next In Line: Caro
Sonic nerds and lyrical explorers, out to challenge alt-J for the odd-pop crown.
April 22, 2020 2:17pm
Life in Colour: Soccer Mommy
The incumbent queen of sad indie-rock on her stirring second record, ‘color theory’.
March 10, 2020 10:45am
The Road Less Travelled: The Big Moon
Having released one of the most beloved indie debuts of recent years, The Big Moon had some big shoes to fill with LP2. In ‘Walking Like We Do’, they’ve made the journey in style.
February 14, 2020 2:04pm
DIY’s Albums of the Year 2019
Team DIY pick out their favourite records from the year.
December 20, 2019 10:00am
Class of 2020: Arlo Parks
Still in her teens, Londoner Arlo Parks is creating a lyrically-focused, sonically-complex body of work that’s wise beyond her years. Don’t trust us? Ask her increasing army of famous fans.
December 16, 2019 3:07pm
Class of 2020: girl in red
A queer icon in the making, a forward-thinking eco champion and possessor of a 400k-strong army of online fans, Marie Ulven is the modern pop star 2020 is calling out for.
December 11, 2019 3:15pm
Britain’s Got Talent: slowthai
At the start of the year, slowthai was a buzzy new hopeful. As 2019 comes to a close, following the release of incendiary debut ‘Nothing Great About Britain’, he’s grown into a bona fide star.
November 12, 2019 11:43am