Interviews

Get To Know… Lime Garden

The Brighton quartet are playing live as part of DIY’s Great Escape First Fifty showcase this week - and here’s everything you need to know about ‘em.

November 16, 2021 3:35pm

Empire State of Mind: IDLES

With fourth album ‘CRAWLER’ making sonic and lyrical leaps forward, we join IDLES in New York to watch its visceral message unfurl firsthand…

November 16, 2021 3:30pm

Little Mix: The Magic Number

Ten years into the game, Little Mix are still at the peak of their creative powers. On the eve of their greatest hits, they talk pop, pressures and the perks of pissing off politicians.

November 11, 2021 5:00pm

Love Letters: Snail Mail

After the runaway success of her debut album ‘Lush’, Lindsey Jordan faced some of her most challenging life lessons yet. With new album ‘Valentine’, she’s offering up even more of herself.

November 10, 2021 2:42pm

The Sky’s The Limit: Jelani Blackman

With his new ‘Unlimited’ mixtape project, and a casual Gorillaz collab and O2 Arena performance under his belt, Jelani Blackman is fully hitting his stride.

November 9, 2021 12:30pm

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

On With The Show: Talk Show

London-based rabble-rousers Talk Show have a new Joe Goddard-produced EP on the way, and a pulsing, electronic new direction to match.

October 27, 2021 1:42pm

Homeward Bound: Biffy Clyro

In reaction to their eighth album ‘A Celebration Of Endings’, Biffy Clyro spent lockdown pouring pandemic revelations into its gorgeously messy, chaotic follow-up ‘The Myth Of The Happily Ever After’.

October 25, 2021 12:39pm

Kim Petras: Très Magnifique!

Like a one-woman pop antidote to Brexit, Kim Petras’ forthcoming debut is throwing her arms around Europe (and hot-boxing with Paris Hilton in the process).

October 21, 2021 5:30pm

Alive & Kicking: Parquet Courts

What do you do when you’re heading into your 7th album and 2nd decade as a band? If you’re Parquet Courts, then you go out clubbing, take a load of psychedelics and carry on your sweet contrarian way.

October 19, 2021 12:00pm

Wolf Like Her: Remi Wolf

With eye-popping lyrics, an album full of bright and brilliant funk-pop earworms and a perhaps unexpected emotional honesty, Remi Wolf is the 360-degree pop star the world has been waiting for.

October 15, 2021 11:05am