Why not read on to discover how Placebo created ‘Beautiful James’ – the bands first single in five years.
Dot Allison’s first lp in over a decade is a triumphant return of one of the UK’s finest songwriters and demonstrates her uncanny ability to gather like-minded musicians to facilitate her musical vision. She released Room 7½ in 2009 and then mostly silence, understandably so, apart from the occasional dip into soundtracks and the odd […]
Helicon are hitting the road to promote their new single, which features the legendary Will Carruthers. This post has an exclusive video interview with Helicon’s frontman that explains all about the tour, single and much more.
Several neurodiverse young graphic score composers will highlight global concerns using the G7 summit as a backdrop.
NYC-based rock-punk-funk fusion outfit Dope Sagittarius returns with a new LP Sacred Places. It showcases frontman Luqman Brown’s uncanny ability to channel many of the Big Apple’s musical strands into a sound of his own.
Ok, it’s a rubbish heading, but it brought you here, right? But, please, read on, it gets better… In a remarkable twisterella, two current bandmates have been involved in extracurricular projects. Léanie Kaleido’s third album was produced by Mark Gardener; while Andy Bell has a solo single out. Keen shoegazers will note that both Gardener […]
Climate change scientists have stated that humanity has less than 10 years to take meaningful, lasting measures to safeguard the planet’s future. The Black Chapel collective made an award-winning film to raise consciousness and awareness of the situation.
The co-founder of Fuck Buttons returns with his second solo album and a video that’ll change your opinion of fruit salads forever.
Marie Naffah, former MTV Best Unsigned Act, is about to take the world by storm. Check out her new single ‘Wasteland’ and it’s clear why world domination awaits.
Independent Music Week exists to publicise smaller music venues. This year could be its most important campaign yet.
Thankfully, touch wood, I have avoided the worst the pandemic has had to offer. Obviously, the forced estrangement takes its toll; my job being made redundant was a blow. But it’s the lost time that hurts. My children’s youth being insidiously drained from them. Identikit days flying by. No real break in the routine to […]
Dot Allison first found fame with One Dove before enjoying a successful solo career. Andy McCulloch reviews some of his old writings and provides a snapshot of their separate lives, which do in fact have an element of synchronicity. ‘So, I saw that Dot Allison article in The Independent and it made me think of […]
Pure Phase by Spiritualized is often overlooked by fans and critics. With contributions from band members and other musicians, this article aims to raise its standing.
Mogwai brought me here.