Contributor Holly Whitaker

All Day Long: Wet Leg

All Day Long: Wet Leg

They’ve only got one song currently out in the world, but Isle of Wight’s Wet Leg are riding their ‘Chaise Longue’ to the top of 2021’s buzz list.

September 15, 2021 2:07pm

A Brave New World: Squid

A Brave New World: Squid

From domestic ‘Houseplants’ to AI technology and musings on future dystopias, Squid’s journey to debut ‘Bright Green Field’ has been a forward-facing odyssey.

May 10, 2021 12:55pm

Gang of Four: Goat Girl

Gang of Four: Goat Girl

Celebrating a second album that cements their special sonic alchemy, against the backdrop of a world on the brink of implosion Goat Girl are holding on to each other more than ever.

February 26, 2021 11:40am

Class of 2021: Black Country, New Road

Class of 2021: Black Country, New Road

On the cusp of a debut that comes good on all the obtuse, esoteric groundwork they’ve spent the past two years laying, Black Country, New Road aren’t here to play nice.

December 15, 2020 11:29am

Class of 2021: Lynks

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

Class of 2021: Baby Queen

Class of 2021: Baby Queen

Slowly creating a fan-centric pop universe where sharing is caring, Bella Latham’s kingdom awaits…

December 9, 2020 11:58am

Class of 2021: Master Peace

Class of 2021: Master Peace

A pandemic-based false start nearly derailed Master Peace’s career before it had even really begun, but now the Londoner is back and more focused on making solid gold indie bangers than ever.

December 8, 2020 12:50pm