Tags : pop

Album Review: Smile // Katy Perry

Exactly ten years ago, Katy Perry announced her arrival as a pop megastar with Teenage Dream. The album received mixed critical reviews on release but would go on to be nominated for seven Grammy Awards. Moreover, the album spawned five US number one singles, the second in history to achieve this honour, after Michael Jackson’s Bad […]Read More

Track Review: Dishes // Lauv

‘Dishes’ is all about the little things. Even the unwashed ones that piled up on the kitchen side. It’s clear straight away that this track was written with a certain individual in mind. Rising pop sensation Lauv has released a surprise brand-new quarantine-made EP, Without You. This 4-track EP is made up of songs written […]Read More

Album Review: Future Nostalgia // Dua Lipa

With so many albums postponed by COVID-19, many music fans will be feeling frustrated and disappointed. It is understandable why many artists are choosing to delay, but the excitement and, most of all, escapism, that these releases offer is needed now more than ever. Despite what is now bound to be a disappointing spring for […]Read More

Track Review: The Archer // Taylor Swift

When I first saw the muted pastel promotions for Taylor Swift’s upcoming album Lover, I was hopeful for a mature synth-based album, one that would be a landmark of Swift’s growth as an artist and as a person. Now, with the release of her song ‘The Archer’ and three songs into her promotional cycle, I […]Read More

Live Review: Young Fathers \\ The O2 Academy Brixton

Still fresh off the release of their third studio album, Cocoa Sugar, Edinburgh heroes Young Fathers took to the stage for their last show of the year and tour finale at the imposing O2 Academy Brixton venue, where they commanded a sold-out show in tremendous style. Supported by Petite Noir, the band drummed the crowd up into a stifling frenzy, […]Read More

Album Review: Double Dutchess // Fergie

Pop royalty Fergie Ferg is (finally) back with her new album Double Dutchess, and for Fergie fans, it is a sight to behold. It’s been a long time coming, as her fandom has waited a whole 11 years for her second album to drop, which is as long as most of us ’90s kids waited […]Read More

Interview: Seramic

I had the opportunity to chat with Seramic and find out more about his current musical project, why he chooses to go the extra mile and create artistic, dynamic visuals for his tracks, how he found his experience performing over in the States and much more… The Indiependent: When did you first start your current […]Read More

Album Review: Ellipsis // Biffy Clyro

Biffy Clyro have reached the distinguished milestone of their seventh album and with it is the beginning of a new cycle in the band’s life. Biffy Clyro by their own admission are a band who embrace the three album cycle, in which there is a simple stylistic or thematic similarity grouping the trilogy together. The […]Read More