Contributor Pooneh Ghana

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

No More Heroes: IDLES

No More Heroes: IDLES

Battling trauma and forging communities through championing vulnerability and exposing their imperfections, IDLES and their frontman Joe Talbot are offering an outstretched hand.

August 8, 2018 2:00pm

No More Heroes: Slaves

No More Heroes: Slaves

On third album ‘Acts of Fear and Love’, Kent duo Slaves are broadening their horizons, embracing their softer side and remaining as un-pigeonhole-able as ever.

August 6, 2018 2:00pm

Goat Girl: Expect the unexpected

Goat Girl: Expect the unexpected

Intent on challenging perceptions and carving out their own niche, Goat Girl won’t be defined by their formative roots; they’re truly one of a kind.

April 9, 2018 12:00pm

Ray of light: Sunflower Bean

Ray of light: Sunflower Bean

Sunflower Bean’s second album might be inspired in part by political turmoil in America, but they’re using that tragedy to find strength in numbers.

March 21, 2018 5:00pm

The Big Moon: To the moon and back

The Big Moon: To the moon and back

From releasing their debut album, to performing at Glastonbury 2017 dressed as makeshift astronauts, Jules Jackson and co have had a big one…

November 24, 2017 6:23pm

Time for moving on: Paramore

Time for moving on: Paramore

There have always been arrows flying at Paramore, but over the past two years, the band found themselves faced with their worst period of uncertainty. Now they’ve reached the other side.

April 28, 2017 11:58am

To Infinity and Beyond: The Big Moon

To Infinity and Beyond: The Big Moon

From the initial flint-sparks of their ‘Eureka Moment’ to creating the year’s best debut album, The Big Moon are an unstoppable gang taking over the entire universe.

March 31, 2017 11:59am