Author Archives: Mari Lane

About Mari Lane

Editor, London. Likes: Caitlin Moran, 6Music, live music in the sunshine. Dislikes: Sexism, pineapples, the misuse of apostrophes.

Introducing Interview: Best Youth

 Having been making music together for years, Portuguese duo Ed Rocha Gonçalves and Catarina Salinas – aka Best Youth – create dreamy soundscapes filled with ethereal melodies alongside smooth, sultry vocals and uptempo electro-pop vibes. Set to re-release their debut album next…

LISTEN: Madonnatron – ‘Headless Children’

Following their incredible set for us at The Finsbury last month, and fully equipped with new edition Joan, London-based band Madonnatron are planning to release their debut album very soon. Taken from the album is new single ‘Headless Children’. Oozing the…

Record Store Day Interview: The View

Scottish indie-rockers The View are celebrating the 10th anniversary of their debut album Hats Off To The Buskers for Record Store Day 2017. They’re honouring the anniversary with a 10th anniversary limited edition vinyl release, that’ll be out tomorrow, Record…

Premiere: Tryptamines – ‘A Landslide O Tiny Robots’

Led by composer, multi-instrumentalist and poet, Callum Peterkin, Tryptamines are set to release a new concept album tomorrow. Having battled a severe arm injury, as well as depression and a cancer scare, Peterkin and co. have now released several records,…

Introducing Interview: Mt. Doubt

Starting out as a solo project with Leo Bargery, Edinburgh-based Mt. Doubt have now expanded into a collective of six musicians, and are set to release a brand new EP in June. Creating indie-rock ballads brimming full of delicate melodies,…

Premiere: Coltana – ‘Break Her’

With a recent name change, Brixton-based band Coltana have previously been featured in the likes of The Independent and Metro, and have played at Glastonbury Festival not once, but twice! Now, with a brand new single due, they look set…

Introducing Interview: The Nyx

Raucous, riotous and really, really wonderful, The Nyx deliver powerful offerings with an electrifying energy, and I just can’t get enough. Having wowed us at our February gig night at The Finsbury, they are one of the most exciting new…

Premiere: Seafoam Green – ‘Runaway’

With influences including Creedence Clearwater Revival, Aslan and Christy Moore, Liverpool-based Seafoam Green is set to release his debut album later this month. Recorded in Santa Monica, California, but oozing the sounds of Nashville alongside traditional Irish storytelling, it’s a…