Mia Hughes

Soccer Mommy – ‘Sometimes, Forever’ review: nuanced and purposeful songwriting

Sophie Allison combines intensely confessional lyrics with her pop-minded melodies

Porridge Radio – ‘Waterslide, Diving Board, Ladder To The Sky’ review: a bittersweet sequel

The Brighton band continue to prove themselves uniquely compelling

Warpaint – ‘Radiate Like This’ review: 2010s titans mark their return with joy and playfulness

This comeback is a tribute to what you can accomplish when creating with people you love

Melody’s Echo Chamber – ‘Emotional Eternal’ review: pysch artist’s ode to the right track

Melody Prochet returns with a third album that finds her coming blissfully into focus

The Linda Lindas – ‘Growing Up’ review: a resilient, open-hearted statement of intent

The viral LA teen punks represent a new generation who are more aware of their power and committed to using it than any before them

Pup, ‘THE UNRAVELING OF PUPTHEBAND’ – review: destructive Toronto punks get meta

The quartet grapple with fame, fortune and their own inclinations to fuck it all up

The Linda Lindas: the fearless, fun-loving future of punk-rock

Armed with the support of their heroes – which include Paramore and Bikini Kill – the quartet are bringing a youthful vitality to punk music

Anxious: Connecticut hardcore punks fuse the scene’s spirit of old with the future

The Connecticut band started as a time-killer during high school, now their pummelling debut record is the type to make you want to form your own

Kills Birds – ‘Married’ review: a rich, vital rock album to rally behind

The LA trio's urgent second album laces together trauma, anxiety and social commentary with knife-sharp lyrics

Kills Birds: powerful, cathartic grunge from Dave Grohl’s favourite new band

The LA trio — who also count Kim Gordon among their famous fans — dissect their electrifying and "crucial" new album 'Married'