Cover Features

Don't Fight It, Feel It: Easy Life

Don’t Fight It, Feel It: Easy Life

From selling jacket potatoes to fronting the UK’s biggest cult band, Easy Life’s Murray Matravers has taken an unusual route to the top. Debut ‘life’s a beach’ proves it was worth the wait.

May 7, 2021 4:00pm

Walking On The Wild Side: St. Vincent

Walking On The Wild Side: St. Vincent

Reinventing herself again with a new Warholian muse, a ‘70s obsession and the most revealing glimpse into her personal history yet, ‘Daddy’s Home’ finds St. Vincent revelling in life’s multiplicities.

April 9, 2021 4:00pm

Lights, Camera, Larsson!

Lights, Camera, Larsson!

She’s a bona fide pop sensation with more than six million online followers watching her every move, but beneath the polish, Zara Larsson is still determined to cut through the bullshit.

March 5, 2021 2:00pm

Gang of Four: Goat Girl

Gang of Four: Goat Girl

Celebrating a second album that cements their special sonic alchemy, against the backdrop of a world on the brink of implosion Goat Girl are holding on to each other more than ever.

February 26, 2021 11:40am

Nasty Girl: Rico Nasty

Nasty Girl: Rico Nasty

A self-proclaimed weirdo, Rico Nasty has always embraced her otherness. Now, she’s using her uniqueness to raise up others who feel like they’ve got no-one else to turn to.

February 19, 2021 11:08am

Phoenix from the Flames: slowthai

Phoenix from the Flames: slowthai

This time last year, slowthai’s name was in the headlines for all the wrong reasons. Now, on second LP ‘TYRON’, we find an artist facing his demons but coming out fighting.

February 12, 2021 12:14pm

Girl To The Front: Pale Waves

Girl To The Front: Pale Waves

On Pale Waves’ forthright second album, Heather Baron-Gracie is stepping up as the leader she’d always hinted she could be. ‘Who Am I?’ - the answer might be more complex than they first suggested.

February 5, 2021 3:00pm

Planet Of The Apes: Gorillaz

Planet Of The Apes: Gorillaz

‘Song Machine’ might have been born from a playful spirit, but it’s also an album that finds Gorillaz holding a mirror to the modern world’s divisions, and offering up a far more utopian alternative.

November 6, 2020 1:00pm

Girl On Fire: Beabadoobee

Girl On Fire: Beabadoobee

Skyrocketing to fame over a rollercoaster last few years, Beabadoobee is now gearing up to release her highly anticipated debut album ‘Fake It Flowers’, and she’s not holding anything back.

October 9, 2020 1:00pm

Love Is All You Need: IDLES

Love Is All You Need: IDLES

With ‘Ultra Mono’, IDLES’ message of community & compassion is ready to reach its biggest audience yet. But at the centre of their politicised punk is a core rooted in more personal mantras than ever.

September 4, 2020 1:00pm

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

Tame Impala: Slow and Steady Wins The Race

Tame Impala: Slow and Steady Wins The Race

Having beaten down the self-doubt that comes with following up a crossover hit, Kevin Parker returns with Tame Impala’s long-awaited fourth record ‘The Slow Rush’. Thank god for label deadlines…

January 31, 2020 12:00pm

Sleater-Kinney: Things Fall Apart

Sleater-Kinney: Things Fall Apart

We meet Sleater-Kinney as a trio and leave them as a duo. With their inner workings altered, but their most progressive work at their fingertips, we find a band stepping into an unexpected new dawn.

August 9, 2019 12:00pm

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

Playing For Keeps: The Vaccines

Playing For Keeps: The Vaccines

The Vaccines are on a journey. Of reconnection, refinement and reaching for the peak of their bare-knuckle rock’n’roll powers. On fourth album ‘Combat Sports’, they’re inching closer than ever.

January 26, 2018 12:00pm

Sisters, Ledge: Haim

Sisters, Ledge: Haim

Haim’s debut album ‘Days Are Gone’ unexpectedly yanked three sisters out of The Valley and sent them into a three year whirlwind. Now the trio are back, and they’ve got ‘Something To Tell You’.

July 7, 2017 11:58am

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

Hold up! It's Run the Jewels

Hold up! It’s Run the Jewels

Run the Jewels have already perfected the jewel heist, stealing the limelight as rap’s most shining duo. ‘Run the Jewels 3’ sees the two best pals nabbing hearts instead…

January 27, 2017 11:58am

Wolf Alice: a golden age

Wolf Alice: a golden age

A bright, exciting pack of new bands are racing to the top. Leading the way is Wolf Alice, whose debut album ‘My Love Is Cool’ is ready to inspire a generation.

June 24, 2015 12:00pm