Introducing: Katy J Pearson

Introducing: Katy J Pearson From: Gloucestershire Listen to: ‘Tonight’, ‘Hey You’, ‘Take Back the Radio’ It’s not often a musician has the ability to transport their listeners to a completely different place. Especially a place full of embroidered double denim, expansive green fields, acoustic guitars and starry summer skies – you’re not sure of the […]Read More

Introducing: R.A.E

Introducing: R.A.E Hometown: South East London Listen to: ‘Like This’, ‘Dear Germaine’, ‘Summer Love’ R.A.E (pronounced R, A, E) is single-handedly bringing back the glory days of the 90s with her retro-inspired music. In a year where the present-day feels anything but glorious, she is more than welcome to transport us back in time.  But […]Read More

Introducing: Maala

Introducing: Maala Hometown: Auckland, New Zealand Listen to: ‘Water Overhead’, ‘Crazy’, ‘Better LIfe’ When Evan Sinton auditioned for New Zealand’s Got Talent with an acoustic guitar, floppy heart-throb hair and a cover of The Beatles’ ‘Blackbird’, it was clear he had a bucketload of talent. But it’s safe to say he’s now a million miles […]Read More

Introducing: Mysie

Introducing: Mysie Hometown: South London Listen to: ‘Bones’, ‘Sweet Relief’, ‘Heartbeat’ As the worthy first winner of the Ivor Novello Rising Star Award, Mysie is certainly one to watch for the latter part of 2020 and beyond. It’s only a matter of time before Mysie’s bold, immersive music explodes in popularity.  Her latest single ‘Bones’ […]Read More

Album Review: Zeros // Declan McKenna

If Zeros was judged on the merit of its lead single ‘Beautiful Faces’ alone, Declan McKenna’s second album should have had 5-star reviews pencilled-in since January. With the release of the full record, that pencil has to be written over with full-on permanent marker.  The social media-critical track gave us a glint of the sardonic […]Read More

Album Review: Punisher // Phoebe Bridgers

If 2017’s Stranger in the Alps elevated Phoebe Bridgers to stardom, Punisher should launch her into the stratosphere. The LA singer-songwriter’s sophomore album is ethereal, nostalgic and essentially, sad. This is much of what we have come to expect from the endlessly talented Phoebe Bridgers. But more than just 11 songs of angst and anxiety;, […]Read More

Book Review: Girl, Woman, Other // Bernardine Evaristo

Having won the coveted Booker Prize in 2019, it’s likely the name Bernardine Evaristo has come up once or twice as a book recommendation. If you were still in any doubt over whether to read the outstanding Girl, Woman, Other hopefully, this is last bit of convincing you need.  Evaristo’s eighth book is a deeply […]Read More