Category: Features

All Talk: An Ode to Foals and 10 years of Antidotes

Having formed in Oxford over ten years ago, life for an indie millennial is unimaginable without Foals. Whether it’s that ‘Hummer’ or ‘Spanish Sahara’ come to mind when ever you think of Skins or you spent a long Summer with ‘What…

GUEST PLAYLIST: Brazilian Girls

Ahead of their new album Let’s Make Love, due out on 13 April and their first since 2008, Brazilian Girls have compiled a playlist of some of their favourite tracks… What’s the first song you remember playing on repeat? Well, we…

FOR THE RECORD: My Bloody Valentine – ‘Loveless’

We’re bringing back For The Record, revisiting everything from old classics to forgotten favourites via the difficult second albums that we have a soft spot for. Kicking off the return, Matthew Thomas looks at My Bloody Valentine’s Loveless… Sometimes it…

Starter for Ten: Half Man Half Biscuit

Pop cultural archivists of fads and whims, evokers of folklorian ditties and shamanic arias, Peel favourites and in the words of Andy Kershaw ‘Britain’s finest folk band,’; we bring you 10 Top Tracks by Half Man Half Biscuit. Famously spurning…

Touring Scandinavia with Peter Doherty – Part 1

Sunday 11/Monday 12 March I’m outside the Finsbury pub and I’ve thrown away my mud-soaked scarf in a mad rush, and after a weather check for Scandinavia, off go my hopes of sunshine.  I meet Brucie and Iain at the…

INTERVIEW: Albert Hammond Jr.

Albert Hammond Jr.’s new solo offering Francis Trouble dissects an intense and deeply personal topic – the stillborn death of his twin brother, Francis. The Former Strokes guitar grandiose explores the lingering effects that this tragic event has had on his life…