Category: Features

INTERVIEW: Adam Naas

Adam Naas might just be the most personable artist I’ve had the pleasure of interviewing. When I arrived at Rich Mix in Shoreditch on Wednesday night (doused in a healthy amount of rain) I knew only a handful of his songs, but…

PLAYLIST: May 2017

We’re mid-way through May and we’re excited to share some of our favourite tunes with you this month. It’s an eclectic mix featuring industrial rockers Hate Vessel, the excellent Chastity Belt, a new one from Harry Styles, and a Grandaddy…

COMPETITION: Win a copy of new vinyl compilation ‘Indie Anthems’

On 26th May, Demon Music Group will release ‘Indie Anthems’. Spanning four decades, this vinyl indie compilation brings together many classics of the alternative genre, including ‘Here Comes Your Man’ (Pixies), ‘Movin’ On Up’ (Primal Scream). ‘Fools Gold’ (Stone Roses), ‘Trash’…

Festival Guide: M.I.A’s Meltdown Festival

Name: Meltdown Festival Where: Southbank Centre, London When: 9th – 18th June 2017 Headliners: M.I.A, Young Fathers, Soulwax, Afrikan Boy Also Featuring: J.D. Samson, Crystal Castles, Mykki Blanco, Princess Nokia, Young M.A A Brief History: Southbank Centre’s annual Meltdown festival has been running since 1993…

FESTIVAL GUIDE: The Great Escape 2017

Name: The Great Escape – The Festival For New Music Where: 300+ venues, Brighton When: 18th – 20th May, 2017 Headliners: Slaves, Rag ‘n’ Bone Man & Kano Also Featuring: 450+ artists, including: Abbatoir Blues, Adam Naas, Anteros, Blood Red Shoes,…

Festival Guide: Green Man 2017

Name: Green Man Festival Where: The Brecon Beacons, Wales When: 17th – 20th August 2017 Headliners: PJ Harvey, Ryan Adams, Future Islands Also Featuring: Kate Tempest, Sleaford Mods, Michael Kiwanuka,  The Shins, Conor Oberst, The Big Moon, The Orielles,  Roni Size, Thee…

INTERVIEW: PINS

I saw PINS for the first time at The Great Escape Festival in 2015, and it took about 30 seconds for me to realise they were the coolest post-punk collective I’d ever laid eyes on. The buzz around these Manchester…