Priya Elan

Santigold – ‘Big Mouth’

Following on from the skinny-tie charm of ‘Go’, 'Big Mouth' finds Santi doing her glitch-infused, reverb-y thing to full effect. Feeling like there's about 900...

First Listen – The Ting Tings, ‘Sounds From Nowheresville’

The rise of The Ting Tings in 2008 seemed to be built around a simple premise: incessant hooks. The way Katie White sang the...

20 Years On, Tori Amos’ ‘Little Earthquakes’ Still Amazes

Tori Amos' 'Little Earthquakes' - released twenty years ago today - felt like the quintessential debut album. A real document of someone's life. With...

Why The Brits Nominations Are All Wrong

The Brit nominations were announced yesterday and we were pretty unimpressed by the list of nominees. "The Brits"? More Like "The Britzzzz". The dominating figures?...

Craig Finn, ‘Jackson’ – Stream

The debut solo album from The Hold Steady's Craig Finn, 'Clear Heart Full Eyes' is in coming and we have the worldwide exclusive of...

The Maccabees: ‘We’re going to miss record shops’ – video

Band react to HMV's downturn in sales

The Song That Changed My Life – Lou Reed, ‘Walk On The Wild Side’

Whilst growing up in the 80s, my childhood had been governed by the twin musical pillars of Madonna and Prince. There may have been...

Happy Birthday, Alex Turner

To celebrate Mr Turner's Big Fat 26th Birthday, we thought we'd put his best photos in one place, so here goes. Here's a classic...

Michael Kiwanuka – 5 Things You Need To Know

So he’s beaten Azealia Banks, Frank Ocean and Niki And The Dove to top the BBC Sound Of 2012 poll, but who the hell...

Kanye West’s ‘Donda’ Tweets Explained

As a rapper Kanye’s unstoppable. As a Tweeter he’s unfollowable, in a sort of ‘watching a car crash unfold, slowly’ kind of way. Last...
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