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Sunflower Bean’s Julia Cumming hits out at the music industry’s treatment of female artists

Sunflower Bean frontwoman Julia Cumming has spoken out about the treatment of female artists in the music industry. Read more: The Big Read – Sunflower Bean:...

Sunflower Bean are a force to be reckoned with at their first Glastonbury, despite...

Julia Cumming is pursing her lips on stage. There’s a problem with Sunflower Bean’s keyboard that means live member Danny Ayala can’t play. Ten...
Sunflower Bean NME Interview

The Big Read – Sunflower Bean: “We’re coming at the world with a jackhammer”

On the sly, Sunflower Bean have proven themselves one of the world's coolest, funnest and, er, hard-workingest bands. Following the brilliant 'Twentytwo In Blue' – a Top Five entry in NME's Albums Of 2018 – the New York trio today release the rocking follow-up EP, 'King Of The Dudes'. Rhian Daly meets them in Brooklyn to talk about music, patriarchy-smashing and that time at band camp.

Sunflower Bean announce new EP ‘King Of The Dudes’ and share new single ‘Come...

Sunflower Bean have announced their return with new EP ’King Of The Dudes’, as well as debuting their latest single ‘Come For Me’. READ...

The best albums of 2018 so far

From the Arctic Monkeys' intergalactic return, to Janelle Monáe's concept album about randy computers and the arrival of some of the planet's best new...
Sunflower Bean New York

Sunflower Bean celebrate ‘Twentytwo In Blue’ with euphoric hometown show

It's rare that an album gets played live in full one month after its release - usually that type of reverential treatment is reserved...
Sunflower Bean

Sunflower Bean – ‘Twentytwo In Blue’ Review

Sunflower Bean are all grown up. Well, as mature as any bunch of 22-year-olds will ever be – but compared to when they burst...
Sunflower Bean SXSW 2018

The Big Read: Brooklyn’s Sunflower Bean on their glorious second album ’Twenty-two in Blue’

On the sly, Sunflower Bean have proven themselves one of the world's coolest, funnest and, er, hard-workingest bands. Following the brilliant 'Twentytwo In Blue' – a Top Five entry in NME's Albums Of 2018 – the New York trio today release the rocking follow-up EP, 'King Of The Dudes'. Rhian Daly meets them in Brooklyn to talk about music, patriarchy-smashing and that time at band camp.
SXSW 2018

Backstage with the stars of SXSW 2018, from Pale Waves to Stella Donnelly

In between showcasing their wares, running around the streets of Austin, and just trying to find somewhere to park, we cornered some of SXSW...