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Kick Out The Jams: Chubby and the Gang

Kick Out The Jams: Chubby and the Gang

London hardcore quintet Chubby and the Gang aren’t here to play pretty, but their no-nonsense onslaught is finding them more admirers by the day.

August 23, 2021 1:53pm

Jersey Boy: Bleachers’ Jack Antonoff

Jersey Boy: BleachersJack Antonoff

Stepping out from behind the production desk and back behind the mic for the newest Bleachers album, we meet the most in-demand man in pop to find out how it all went so right.

August 6, 2021 3:00pm

Wolf Alice: Full Throttle

Wolf Alice: Full Throttle

With ‘Blue Weekend’, Wolf Alice are proving that the best bands don’t always have to shout the loudest. Their finest work yet, DIY dives deep into the joy of getting comfortable with your own voice…

June 4, 2021 3:30pm

Everyday Madness: Dry Cleaning

Everyday Madness: Dry Cleaning

Finding beauty in the banal, and documenting life through a curious eye, Dry Cleaning’s debut finds the London band cementing their singular perspective - and upping the sonic ante along the way.

April 13, 2021 4:01pm

Divine Intervention: Angel Olsen

Divine Intervention: Angel Olsen

For her new opus, ‘Whole New Mess’ finds Angel Olsen looking to the future but reaching back to the past, to an emotionally-purging set of recordings that would lead the singer to her rawest work yet.

August 7, 2020 3:00pm

Non-Stop: Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Non-Stop: Buzzard Buzzard Buzzard

Approved by legends like Iggy Pop and Michael Sheen, this Cardiff quartet are going with their gut, and revelling in a bit of good, old fashioned glam-rock fun.

July 9, 2020 10:00am

Mysterious Visions: Sorry

Mysterious Visions: Sorry

Sorry have spent the last few years creating their own blueprint. With the release of debut ‘925’, they might be plugging into the machine, but they’re still charging it with the same wayward energy.

March 23, 2020 3:11pm

In The Studio: Fontaines DC

In The Studio: Fontaines DC

The breakthrough band of 2019 show no signs of relenting, and have already finished work on a “dreamier” second effort that tries to make sense of their whirlwind year.

March 17, 2020 3:32pm

Every Good: Porridge Radio

Every Good: Porridge Radio

From Brighton’s DIY underground scene, Dana Margolin and pals are finally peeking their heads above the parapet and aiming for something bigger.

March 13, 2020 10:48am

Dances With The Devil: HMLTD

Dances With The Devil: HMLTD

Meant to have it all, when the hype died down and a major label deal went sour, HMLTD had to regroup and work out what they really wanted. The result is long-awaited debut album ‘West of Eden’.

March 2, 2020 11:06am

The Better and Better Land: Fontaines DC

The Better and Better Land: Fontaines DC

Since the release of ‘Dogrel’, Fontaines DC have been on an unstoppable upwards trajectory. As they prepare to close out 2019 with a sold-out tour, we check in with the breakthrough band of the year.

November 20, 2019 4:26pm