Sophie Williams

Jamie T live in London: a hero’s return for the comeback king

Wrapping up his first UK tour in six years, the indie hero shows off the timelessness of his songwriting

Homeward bound: the night Laufey became an Icelandic national treasure

As she returns to Reykjavík, the Icelandic-Chinese artist reflects on her breakout year, which has seen her bring jazz to a new generation

Jack Harlow live in London: brilliantly charming, but doesn’t he just know it

The mood of the Louisville rapper's first-ever international arena show is carefree and playful to the point of occasional indulgence

Dylan – ‘The Greatest Thing I’ll Never Learn’ EP review: a superstar is born

The Suffolk artist's songs of the frenzy of young love are light, free and fun, carried effortlessly by her undeniable personality

5 Seconds Of Summer: “In many ways, ‘5SOS5’ feels like our first album’

5 Seconds Of Summer’s friendship as a band has weathered the making of five albums, multiple year-long tours, and the growing pains of transitioning...

Aitch live in London: Manchester rap star’s almighty flex

At his biggest headline show to date, the charismatic 22-year-old effortlessly delivers a high-density run of hits

Arctic Monkeys: “We know more tricks now, but we’re still rolling on that same instinct”

After a glorious, but divisive, sonic shift, the Sheffield band double down with their lush new album ‘The Car’, proof that they’re ready to follow wherever the road takes them

Skullcrusher – ‘Quiet The Room’ review: a storytelling masterclass

Trading her rootsy folk beginnings for a more widescreen approach, Helen Ballentine casts an entrancing spell on her exploratory debut album

Easy Life – ‘Maybe In Another Life…’ review: soulful snapshots grappling with post-pandemic strife

It doesn’t take long to reach the heart of Easy Life's second album, ‘Maybe In Another Life…’. Just a minute into opening track ‘Growing...

Courting: Liverpool upstarts giving UK guitar music a vivid, much-needed shake-up

Showing a joyful disregard for genre, the four-piece’s bold debut proves why they’re the funniest and frankest buzz band of the year
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