Tags : pop

Introducing: Elle Músa

Introducing: Elle Músa Hometown: Brisbane Listen to: ‘Mango Pops’, ‘Bibi’s Bay’, ‘Lime Green’  We may be slowly approaching spring, but the temperature is still floating around the 0°c mark—for those of us in the UK, something that feels like summer wouldn’t go amiss right now. Enter Elle Músa: an Australian musician with cotton-soft vocals, giving us […]Read More

Album Review: Shifting Distance // Kinbote

Decades after the internet first threatened the music industry, the digital production process has transformed into a democracy of increased affordability and open sharing. As anyone with a social media account can attest, it can be an overwhelming experience to be inundated with this new breed of creative- the MacBook musician. However, this enlarged access […]Read More

Track Review: mars // Yungblud

Yungblud’s forthcoming album WEIRD! is self-described as being “like a series of Skins”, but perhaps Misfits is a better TV comparison: his new single ‘mars’ is an anthem for anyone who has ever felt uncomfortable in their skin. The track dropped on 27th November, ahead of the release of his new album, expected via Locomotion […]Read More

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