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Streets Ahead: Mike Skinner

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Streets Ahead: Mike Skinner

When Mike Skinner reunited The Streets, he could’ve cashed his cheque and quit. Instead, he’s got a mixtape, album and film on the way. We meet the certified legend who’s still pushing things forward.

May 8, 2020 1:00pm

On Trend: Lynks Afrikka

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On Trend: Lynks Afrikka

Taking anxiety to the club and proving that most things are best served with a side of humour, Lynks Afrikka is putting on a party, and everyone’s invited.

April 15, 2020 4:51pm

Close-Knit Compadres: Pottery

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Close-Knit Compadres: Pottery

Cooking hot dogs in the shower. Writing love letters to drum kits. Finding enlightenment in puddles. Welcome to Bobby’s Motel, and meet its fantastic, frenzied rock’n’roll residents, Pottery.

April 8, 2020 11:36am

Albums of 2020: Shame

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Albums of 2020: Shame

Crash-landing into indie’s premier league with ‘Songs of Praise’, Shame have been on a round-the-world trip of gigs ever since. Knuckling down for its follow up, get ready to join the whirlwind again.

February 19, 2020 1:00pm

The Great 2019 Debate

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The Great 2019 Debate

Jack from Mystery Jets, Will Joseph Cook, Sports Team’s Alex Rice and Self Esteem dissect the goings on of the last 12 months.

December 30, 2019 10:00am

Class of 2020: Working Men’s Club

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Class of 2020: Working Men’s Club

Less than 12 months since their debut single, and two members down (but far from out), singer Syd Minsky-Sargeant is out to dismantle the industry, one banger at a time.

December 19, 2019 1:39pm

Class of 2020: Nasty Cherry

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Class of 2020: Nasty Cherry

The girl band brainchild of Charli XCX, Nasty Cherry have been given all the tools and a massive platform to set them up for success. Now, they just have to come good on the potential.

December 18, 2019 9:35am

Class of 2020: Do Nothing

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Class of 2020: Do Nothing

Straight outta Nottingham with a wiry line in danceable post-punk, Do Nothing are bringing humour, personality and big tunes to the table.

December 17, 2019 8:37pm

Class of 2020: Arlo Parks

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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: Walt Disco

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Class of 2020: Walt Disco

Theatrical and aesthetically-minded, Walt Disco aren’t just thinking about making brilliantly weird pop music - they’re concentrating on the whole expressive package.

December 12, 2019 6:31pm

Class of 2020: girl in red

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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

Change of Heart: Master Peace

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Change of Heart: Master Peace

The South London newcomer pushing the boundaries of indie-pop and rap.

November 13, 2019 12:10pm

Happy Endings: Blaenavon

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Happy Endings: Blaenavon

It’s been a long and bumpy road towards ‘Everything That Makes You Happy’ for Blaenavon’s Ben Gregory but with the LP’s recent release he’s showing that something positive can come from struggle.

November 1, 2019 1:13pm

Two Door On Tour!

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Two Door On Tour!

On the campaign trail for new album ‘False Alarm’, we join the Bangor trio as they traverse the UK for a series of sweaty club show stop-offs (and an altogether larger Glastonbury crowning)…

July 22, 2019 3:04pm

In the studio with Mystery Jets

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In the studio with Mystery Jets

We catch up with the band in their characteristically bizarre new digs as they round off the final touches to the “hard-hitting” follow-up to ‘Curve of the Earth’.

July 15, 2019 2:32pm

Nilüfer Yanya: Space Oddity

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Nilüfer Yanya: Space Oddity

Solidifying all her early promise on gorgeously rich debut album ‘Miss Universe’, Nilüfer Yanya confronts the paranoia of the social media generation, marking herself out as truly special new voice.

March 19, 2019 4:13pm

Self Esteem: Independent Woman, Part 2

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Self Esteem: Independent Woman, Part 2

For the best part of a decade, Rebecca Taylor was one half of indie folk duo Slow Club. Now, she’s setting her powerhouse pipes free with a solo pop project full of humour, sass and wild ambition.

March 7, 2019 12:20pm

Built in a day: No Rome

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Built in a day: No Rome

As he plays his first London show at the O2 Arena(!) alongside The 1975, we meet the Manila-born popstar-in-waiting who’s championing acceptance and challenging outdated cultural stereotypes.

February 19, 2019 12:50pm