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Princess Nokia on her upcoming “curveball” of an album and her new outlook for 2020: “I’m not a garbage can, I’m not a place...

From the very start, Princess Nokia has refused to play by other people’s rules. Courted by hordes of labels and A&Rs at the beginning...

There’s a new wave of unrelatable pop, and I’m all for it

From Katy Perry playing a brace-wearing teenager who accidentally throws the party of the decade in her video for ‘Last Friday Night (T.G.I.F)’ to...

Inhaler are the Dubliners who want rock to rage again – and shake off those U2 comparisons

Inhaler are feeling a little worse for wear, though they make very valiant efforts to hide it. Last night, the band played a particularly...

No Music For ICE: Speedy Ortiz’s Sadie Dupuis explains why indie musicians are waging war on retail giant Amazon

“We will not allow Amazon to exploit our creativity to promote its brand while it enables attacks on immigrants, communities of color, workers, and...

Lady Gaga’s ‘Bad Romance’ at 10 – how the surreal single shook the pop landscape

Exactly ten years ago, Lady Gaga released ‘Bad Romance’, possibly her best and most bizarre work to date. Fizzling into being with a mantra...

Tory techno? Nah. Somebody stop the Conservative’s attempt at seshy meme-making, right now

Transport your imaginations, dear reader, to a dystopian iteration of Boiler Room. In the bowels of a precarious club built entirely out of stockpiled...

The Big Moon played loads of newies at their teeny London show

Towards the end of ‘It’s Easy Then’ – a recent single, and one of the many new songs aired at The Big Moon’s titchy...

Caroline Polachek – ‘Pang’ review: years of experiments pay off

For over a decade, Caroline Polachek was best known as the frontwoman of Chairlift, the experimental pop group she formed during art school. Her band...

Only Foals and orgies: looking back on 15 years of Transgressive Records

With Foals, Alvvays, SOPHIE and Let's Eat Grandma on its roster, Transgressive has probably released at least one of your favourite albums since it...

Diana Ross is playing the 2020 Glasto legends’ slot – here’s our dream setlist

In 2019, a triumphant Kylie Minogue jolted the collective hangovers of Pilton with a heady blend of pop gold and choreography  – 14 years after...
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