Rhys Buchanan

Boy Pablo: “I’m just a normal dude that got lucky”

The bedroom pop sensation made it big overnight thanks to indie smash ‘Everytime’, but insists he has the drive to go the distance

Thurston Moore – ‘By The Fire’ review: love and healing from the Sonic Youth man

Thurston Moore has always been a man firmly occupied with the present. The seventh 'solo' album from the Sonic Youth founder is not only...

Courting: Unflinching social observations delivered with rampant sense of fun

The Liverpool four-piece are going studs-up on racism, hypocrisy and football culture with their fun and frantic brand of chaotic guitar music

A. Swayze & the Ghosts – ‘Paid Salvation’ review: Tony Hawk-approved world-weary garage rock

This debut might be dealing with a world at war with itself, but that’s not to say it won’t make you dance

Sprints: Dublin’s next no-fucks-given guitar heroes

When normality resumes Sprints look set to be the latest in line to burst out of Dublin’s thriving music scene

bdrmm live in Hull: shoegazers trigger all the senses in sweaty homecoming showcase

The shoegazers summon up a deeply emotive set to support Hull venues through the pandemic

Matt Maltese – ‘madhouse’ EP review: Delicate heartworn pop that exudes vitality

From leaving a major label to going viral on TikTok, it’s been a strange couple of years for Matt Maltese, but home-brewed EP ‘madhouse’ comes as his most assured work yet

Phoebe Green: Empowering pop that both bares the soul and takes the piss

Meet the Manchester-based artist who's teamed up with The Big Moon’s Juliette Jackson for her towering new single

The power of in-store gigs: why new bands need these vital opportunities

Thrilling performances at your local record shop are off for the foreseeable future – and that’s bad news for your new favourite bands

bdrmm – ‘Bedroom’ review: a gripping modern-day shoegaze classic

The Hull five-piece have channelled the emotional turmoil around growing up into a modern shoegaze classic
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