Contributor Jenessa Williams

Behind The Curtain: Black Honey

Features / Interviews

Behind The Curtain: Black Honey

Black Honey have never been ones to think small, and on ‘Written & Directed’ their flights of fancy are out in full force. Izzy B. Phillips unpacks the rich world that makes up the band’s second.

March 19, 2021 3:21pm

Genesis Owusu - Smiling With No Teeth

Reviews / Album

Genesis Owusu - Smiling With No Teeth

He plays well with dark and sinister, throwing theatrical voice in a musical hall of mirrors with real versatility.

March 4, 2021 7:58am

slowthai - TYRON

Reviews / Album

slowthai - TYRON

A remarkably efficient job of reclaiming his own narrative.

February 11, 2021 8:00am

Class of 2021: Pa Salieu

Features / Interviews

Class of 2021: Pa Salieu

From Coventry to magazine covers across the country, Pa Salieu is the undeniable force shaking up the face of British rap.

December 6, 2020 12:00pm

A Quiet Revolution: Michael Kiwanuka

Features / Interviews

A Quiet Revolution: Michael Kiwanuka

With his most recent, Hyundai Mercury Prize-winning album, Michael offered up his most spectacular record yet. Now, as the year draws to a close, he reflects on what’s been a strange one for us all.

November 16, 2020 10:45am

Marika Hackman - Covers

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Marika Hackman - Covers

The soft, rounded edges that she uses recall the colour palette of her debut.

November 12, 2020 7:58am

Shamir - Shamir

Reviews / Album

Shamir - Shamir

The start of a whole new era.

October 2, 2020 8:00am

mxmtoon - dusk

Reviews / EP

mxmtoon - dusk

By knowing her audience and growing with them, toon’s time is unmistakeably now.

October 1, 2020 7:55am

Sad13 - Haunted Painting

Reviews / Album

Sad13 - Haunted Painting

If anybody has access to a higher power of divine survival witchcraft, it’s Sad13.

September 24, 2020 7:59am

IDLES – Ultra Mono

Reviews / Album

IDLES – Ultra Mono

It’s an excellent message to stand for, but a big mantle to carry.

September 24, 2020 7:55am

Disclosure - Energy

Reviews / Album

Disclosure - Energy

Motivational, sky-reaching anthems that don’t overthink the euphoria at hand.

August 27, 2020 7:58am

Panic Prevention: Denai Moore

Features / Interviews

Panic Prevention: Denai Moore

Denai Moore could never have guessed when she was writing new LP ‘Modern Dread’ how prescient her fears might turn out to be. A bold, unapologetic next step, its arrival couldn’t be more timely.

July 10, 2020 2:01pm

Phoebe Bridgers: Conversations With Friends

Features / Interviews

Phoebe Bridgers: Conversations With Friends

With her smart, self-deprecating take on indie-folk, Phoebe Bridgers has become one of the world’s most in-demand singer-songwriters. Who knew that being professionally sad could make you so happy?

June 8, 2020 2:30pm