Contributor Mike Massaro

The Japanese House: Making Waves

The Japanese House: Making Waves

From taking influence from Miley Cyrus to sharing a studio with Robbie Williams, the road to The Japanese House’s new EP was as weird as they come.

November 10, 2016 4:38pm

Twin Atlantic: From Glasgow, With Love

Twin Atlantic: From Glasgow, With Love

With their last album, Twin Atlantic found themselves obsessed with perfection. For ‘GLA’ they decided to let their instincts take control, giving into the heartbeat of the city they call home.

August 22, 2016 3:40pm

Where the Grass is Greener: Thom Sonny Green

Where the Grass is Greener: Thom Sonny Green

With triangle-loving oddballs Alt-J taking a well-earned break, drummer Thom Sonny Green is chasing after minimal, atmospheric beats for his new solo project.

August 15, 2016 12:20pm

Her Time is Nao

Her Time is Nao

‘For All We Know’ might have a vague title when it comes to looking forward, but Nao’s debut cements this Londoner’s future as a star.

August 8, 2016 10:24am

Wig out: Weaves

Wig out: Weaves

Right-angled wonky pop with a beaming grin at its centre – Weaves are incomparably brilliant.

July 13, 2016 3:42pm

Bastille: It’s a wild world

Bastille: It’s a wild world

Bastille’s journey over the past four years has been ridiculous, but they’re not content with looking back. Now, they march forward, bringing new album ‘Wild World’ with them.

June 3, 2016 11:58am

Oscar: dreams do come true

Oscar: dreams do come true

Oscar wants to travel the world, move to New York and collaborate with the stars. First on the agenda - a day out with DIY in Dreamland, Margate. Look, you’ve got to start somewhere, ok?

May 13, 2016 12:00pm

Anna Meredith, ICA, London

Anna Meredith, ICA, London

She’s charming in her lack of pretence, and it’s that warmth that somehow lends ‘Varmints’ yet another guise.

April 4, 2016 4:00pm

Acting Class: Parquet Courts

Acting Class: Parquet Courts

Over the past five years, Parquet Courts have avoided photography, taken vows of silence and subverted the idea of being a musician. Now they’re taking a look at performance.

March 29, 2016 5:03pm

Like Eating Glass: Dilly Dally

Like Eating Glass: Dilly Dally

Gravel-throated and gunning for the hearts of thousands, Dilly Dally threw down the gauntlet with their debut album ‘Sore’, and they’re only going to get more essential.

March 10, 2016 9:31am