Contributor Eva Pentel

Darkest Before The Dawn: Biffy Clyro

Darkest Before The Dawn: Biffy Clyro

Riled up and ready to go, Biffy Clyro have spent the year since ‘A Celebration of Endings’ banding together more than ever. Enter, Album Nine…

July 20, 2021 1:07pm

Don't Fight It, Feel It: Easy Life

Don’t Fight It, Feel It: Easy Life

From selling jacket potatoes to fronting the UK’s biggest cult band, Easy Life’s Murray Matravers has taken an unusual route to the top. Debut ‘life’s a beach’ proves it was worth the wait.

May 7, 2021 4:00pm

Class of 2021: Jelani Blackman

Class of 2021: Jelani Blackman

Leaning into his strengths, and putting succinct stories to the fore, the West London rapper is refusing to give in to labels.

December 16, 2020 12:57pm

Class of 2021: Phoebe Green

Class of 2021: Phoebe Green

Successfully transitioning from self-conscious teen to a twenty-something with her shit somewhat more together, flame-haired Mancunian Phoebe Green is documenting the journey with panache.

December 14, 2020 11:12am

Girl On Fire: Beabadoobee

Girl On Fire: Beabadoobee

Skyrocketing to fame over a rollercoaster last few years, Beabadoobee is now gearing up to release her highly anticipated debut album ‘Fake It Flowers’, and she’s not holding anything back.

October 9, 2020 1:00pm

The Man Who Fell To Earth: Declan McKenna

The Man Who Fell To Earth: Declan McKenna

Pulling influence from his ‘70s heroes, space, the internet and beyond, Declan McKenna’s second album ‘Zeros’ finds him all grown up and ready do whatever the fuck he wants.

August 25, 2020 1:11pm

Biffy Clyro: Holding Out For A Change

Biffy Clyro: Holding Out For A Change

Born in reaction to conflicts both political and personal, ‘A Celebration of Endings’ may sound like it’s defined by the present day’s gloom; in fact, it’s more a guiding light towards the future.

April 3, 2020 4:00pm

Dream A Little Dream: Ryan Beatty

Dream A Little Dream: Ryan Beatty

From uploading songs to YouTube to being hailed as one of pop’s most promising new prodigies, Ryan Beatty is forging his own unique path and he’s not looking back.

March 11, 2020 1:05pm

Live. Laugh. Lauv.

Live. Laugh. Lauv.

With debut album ‘~how i’m feeling~’ the man behind all your favourite radio bangers is finally stepping out into the spotlight. But is pop’s worst kept secret ready to become its newest frontrunner?

March 6, 2020 10:05am

Dirty Dancing: Christine & The Queens

Dirty Dancing: Christine & The Queens

After a meteoric rise following the release of her debut album, Héloïse Letissier is back with its slick and sexy follow-up, and she’s out to prove one thing: nobody puts Chris in the corner.

September 7, 2018 12:00pm

Let Us Prey: Anna Calvi

Let Us Prey: Anna Calvi

​Anna Calvi’s third album ‘Hunter’ finds her rawer and realer than ever before.

August 30, 2018 10:25am

Listen up: Let's Eat Grandma

Listen up: Let’s Eat Grandma

Returning with the spellbinding pop of second album ‘I’m All Ears’, Let’s Eat Grandma are evolving, accentuating their differences, and entering a whole new world.

June 27, 2018 12:37pm