On The Rise

On The Rise: Dazy

Fuzz-infused sonic ecstasy. Dial it up. Dazy, Dazy Give me your answer do I'm half crazy All for the love of you Forget Indie Sleaze, because…

Ranked: Nick Cave's Greatest Albums

"Cave paints such a picture in this gruesome soap opera. You can visualize yourself there amongst all the characters." Where to start with Nick Cave. A…

Shoplifting with Ted Kessler

"We’re doing this for my son. These are the records I would pick for him to build his own record collection."Loaded with page-turning stories…

Album of the Month - September 2022

Rina SawayamaHold The Girl Dirty Hit Sawayama delivers a super slick sophomore of glossy hyper-pop, expertly balancing powerful arena-sized ballads with tender moments of honest emotion.…

Ranked: Lana Del Rey's Greatest Albums

"These songs cut deep and don’t heal, NFR is an ESSENTIAL album. You should all own it. Like Joni’s Blue this record will be…

Where I Am Now: Oliver Sim

"What Brian Molko meant to me as a teenager, Perfume Genius means to me as an adult."Interview by Emily Waller Photos by James George Potter…

Recounting: Bloody by Oldboy

"A few weeks later we sneaked down into the Rough Trade West basement, plugged into the speakers and mixed that mother in three hours." Your new…

In Profile: Tom Waits

"Tom Waits created his own path, not even off the beaten track but somewhere else completely. There's no one as seductive and alluring, manic and intriguing,…

Shoplifting with The Lounge Society

"It's one of those records where I never skip a song - always a good sign."We've been following the blazing path of Hebden Bridge's young…

On The Rise: Nancy

Lost in reverie. Born out of escapist desire, Nancy is a freeing form of expression and a playground for the fantastical, evoking both glitz and grime…

Album of the Month - August 2022

Kokoroko Could We Be More Brownswood Recordings The London-based octet continue to create real magic, translating their incredible live musicianship into an inspiring and intricate long…

In Profile: Keeping It In The Family

Alexa, play We Are Family by Sister Sledge...From star-crossed lovers to long-lasting happy families, close-knit siblings, identical twins and full-on bands of brothers, it is…

On The Rise: THUS LOVE

Love is a community project. Meet the Vermont trio proving three is anything but a crowd.Echo Mars (she/her), Lu Racine (he/they), and Nathaniel…

All Points East: Keeping the Community Dancing

"...the crowds we get at All Points East are some of the best, they’re up for a party come rain or shine!"After an incredibly…

Shoplifting with NoSo

"Jubilee was probably one of my favourite records of 2021. It's so beautiful and bittersweet and accompanied by the book that she put out, it's so…