Contributor Lisa Wright

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

Tame Impala - The Slow Rush

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Tame Impala - The Slow Rush

It might make a star of its funk-heavy basslines, but there’s an ever- present underlying sadness here too.

February 13, 2020 7:58am

Bambara - Stray

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Bambara - Stray

Bambara stay firmly on a strong but fairly predictable path.

February 13, 2020 7:53am

Friends Reunited: Bombay Bicycle Club

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Friends Reunited: Bombay Bicycle Club

Music veterans by their mid-twenties, having gone hard for a full decade, BBC needed to go home and find themselves again. Thankfully, they discovered a rejuvenated sense of enthusiasm and purpose.

February 11, 2020 12:32pm

A Thing You Call Joy: Sinead O’Brien

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A Thing You Call Joy: Sinead O’Brien

Top tier fashion designer by day, punk poet by night, Limerick’s Sinead O’Brien is a one-woman lesson in the power of dreaming big.

February 7, 2020 12:20pm

Big Albums in 2020: The Magic Gang

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Big Albums in 2020: The Magic Gang

With their self-titled debut, The Magic Gang smashed into the Top 20 and proved that indie wasn’t dead. Now, they’re broadening their horizons and getting ready to hit the sweet spot once again.

January 17, 2020 10:47am

Big Albums of 2020: Halloweens

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Big Albums of 2020: Halloweens

The new venture from The Vaccines’ Justin Young and Tim Lanham finds the pair embracing their nuances and throwing their arms around Paris.

January 15, 2020 12:32pm

The ultimate A - Z of 2019’s best bits

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The ultimate A - Z of 2019’s best bits

Can’t quite remember everything that made 2019 quite such a massive year for music? No worries, mate - we’ve got you covered!

December 31, 2019 2:30pm

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: Dry Cleaning

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Class of 2020: Dry Cleaning

Having gone from a bunch of mates making weird noise in a cupboard to one of the most hotly-tipped new groups in the country, Dry Cleaning are exactly the band we all need right now.

December 6, 2019 12:00pm