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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

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

Youth in Revolt: Glass Animals

Youth in Revolt: Glass Animals

‘Dreamland’ could have been Dave Bayley’s existential crisis album. Instead, Glass Animals’ latest is an exercise in the power of positivity.

July 27, 2020 12:30pm

Death or Glory: Fontaines DC

Death or Glory: Fontaines DC

In-fighting. Self-doubt. An entire scrapped album recording. This is the story of ‘A Hero’s Death’, and how it helped piece Fontaines DC back together again.

July 6, 2020 4:00pm

Phoebe Bridgers: Conversations With Friends

Phoebe Bridgers: Conversations With Friends

With her smart, self-deprecating take on indie-folk, Phoebe Bridgers has become one of the world’s most in-demand singer-songwriters. Who knew that being professionally sad could make you so happy?

June 8, 2020 2:30pm