Laura Snapes

Meet Japanese Rock Three-Piece Tricot – And Watch Their Stylish New Video For ‘E’

In 2015 it's increasingly rare to discover and fall in love with anything that doesn't already have some ties to the world you inhabit....

Charli XCX – ‘Sucker’

This year’s first great pop record bowls in with a rapturous celebration of the genre's rebellious, trashy potential (and a bottle of champagne and...

Stream The Beautiful New ‘Southern Grammar’ EP From Hiss Golden Messenger

Hiss Golden Messenger's fifth album, 'Lateness Of Dancers', was one of 2014's most under the radar gems: "an Americana record of immense spiritual and...

Bully Interviewed: ‘It Feels Good To Sing Because It’s So Brutally Honest’

In the Chicago episode of Sonic Highways, Dave Grohl is getting a tour of Steve Albini’s studio, Electrical Audio. Albini gestures and says, “There’s...

Exclusive: Stream Martha’s DIY Punk Mixtape Featuring Radiator Hospital, Trust Fund And Twisted

It sometimes seems that we (as British music fans and writers) romanticise America's DIY scene without realising the strength of what we have right...

Girlpool – ‘Girlpool’ EP

The radical power of simplicity is by no stretch a new musical concept; its lineage can be traced from The Shaggs through the Marine...

Listen To Auckland’s Trust Punks Debut Album ‘Discipline’

Although Calgary post-punks Women broke up in 2010, their influence has loomed large in the interim years. You can feel their presence in the...

Ex Hex – ‘Rips’

Washington DC's Ex Hex – aka Mary Timony, Laura Harris and Betsy Wright – are firm believers in and lifelong beneficiaries of the ecstatic potential of...

Pledging £200,000 To Get Foo Fighters To Play Cornwall? Give It To The Local Scene Instead

Last week was a momentous one for Cornish culture: Aphex Twin’s new LP ‘Syro’ went Top 10, becoming the highest-placing record by a county...

Hiss Golden Messenger – ‘Lateness Of Dancers’

Hiss Golden Messenger’s MC Taylor has often used his woody caw to sing of how unscrupulous believers use religious salvation as a get-out clause...
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