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All In Good Time: Jamie T

All In Good Time: Jamie T

Jamie T’s career has been far from normal; long pauses, minimal social media presence, selective interviews. On the eve of ‘The Theory Of Whatever’, he’s hoping the music will do the talking for him.

May 6, 2022 3:00pm

The Greatest Showman: Orville Peck

The Greatest Showman: Orville Peck

Presenting country through a proudly campy, queer lens, Orville Peck has been changing the game since cantering into view with debut ‘Pony’. On ‘Bronco’, he’s taking us on an even more untamed ride.

April 1, 2022 4:30pm

Hitting The Heart Brakes: Syd

Hitting The Heart Brakes: Syd

Having made her name as part of game-changing hip-hop collective Odd Future, Syd returns with a second solo album - ‘Broken Hearts Club’ - that embraces redemption and creating your own narrative.

February 4, 2022 4:55pm

Class of 2022: Yard Act

Class of 2022: Yard Act

At the juncture between social observation, surrealism and stand-up sits the captivating yarns of Yard Act. With imminent debut album ‘The Overload’, they’re ready to unfurl the next chapter.

December 10, 2021 3:00pm

Steady As She Goes: Courtney Barnett

Steady As She Goes: Courtney Barnett

A slower pace and more than a little self-reflection paved the way for ‘Things Take Time, Take Time’: a third album that finds Courtney Barnett shedding the cynicism and making room for joy.

November 8, 2021 3:00pm

Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: Pa Salieu

Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants: Pa Salieu

Pa Salieu has overcome almost unfathomable hurdles to become one of UK rap’s brightest new stars. Channelling the legacy of his Gambian history, he’s on a mission to change the world.

October 1, 2021 3:00pm

Maximum Carnage: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

Maximum Carnage: Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes

The Rattlesnakes kicked off the summer as the first festival headliners in a changed world. With hedonistic fourth album ‘Sticky’ the rule-breaking, positive punks are riding the party into the night.

September 3, 2021 3:00pm

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

Self Esteem: Bow Down Bitches

Self Esteem: Bow Down Bitches

Rebecca Taylor has faced hurdles and taken left turns to get to where she is today. But on ‘Prioritise Pleasure’, the singer is channelling it all into a manifesto to live by.

July 9, 2021 2:00pm

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

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

Class of 2021: Ashnikko

Class of 2021: Ashnikko

Arriving in a whirlwind of blue hair, badass lyrical quips and a penchant for life’s filthier pleasures, Ashnikko is here to disrupt the pop landscape - and reclaim the word ‘cunt’ while she’s at it.

December 4, 2020 1:00pm

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