Contributor Will Richards

Class of 2020: Alfie Templeman

Features / Interviews

Class of 2020: Alfie Templeman

You’d have to be pretty steely to not fall for the boundless enthusiasm of this Bedfordshire teenager, whose fervour bursts out in indie songs equally informed by R&B and bedroom pop.

December 20, 2019 10:03am

Class of 2020: Squid

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Class of 2020: Squid

The Bristol-via-London-via-Brighton quintet enter the new decade ready and able to stamp their mark, mixing the avant-garde with raucous post-punk immediacy.

December 16, 2019 10:37am

First Prize: Sorcha Richardson

Features / Neu

First Prize: Sorcha Richardson

Returning to her native Dublin after cutting her teeth in New York, this Irish singer-songwriter’s music values transience, change and freedom.

November 5, 2019 2:59pm

The Well Of Souls: Girl Band

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The Well Of Souls: Girl Band

Two years ago, Girl Band cancelled their touring schedule and all but disappeared. Now, Dublin’s surrealist noiseniks are back with apocalyptic second record ‘The Talkies’.

September 27, 2019 10:42am

Filthy/Gorgeous: Filthy Friends

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Filthy/Gorgeous: Filthy Friends

Ideas around climate change and environmental ruin hang heavy over ‘Emerald Valley’ - the second album from Portland’s Filthy Friends. But there’s hope there too.

June 5, 2019 1:23pm

Dream a little dream: Whenyoung

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Dream a little dream: Whenyoung

Moving from Limerick to London via Dublin, Whenyoung’s debut arrives as an ode to passion, togetherness, leaving small-town thinking behind and following your dreams.

May 24, 2019 11:03am

Honeyblood - In Plain Sight

Reviews / Album

Honeyblood - In Plain Sight

A huge, surprising misstep from a band who you thought were just hitting their stride.

May 23, 2019 11:56am