Tom Connick

Walk on stage with Canadian fun-punks PUP at their riotous Leeds Brudenell Club show

Canadian punks PUP recently barrelled their way around a bunch of the UK's sweatiest venues, bringing ace new album 'Morbid Stuff' to their feverish...

Hollywood keeps turning childhood friends into human-like nightmare creatures and Sonic’s thicc ass is the last straw

Every film studies student, rollie-smoking art kid and media GCSE bore knows of the ‘uncanny valley’. A scientifically-determined psychological concept, it’s the fancy word...

The Damned Things – thrash metal icon Scott Ian on the surprise return of the Anthrax / Fall Out Boy / Every Time I...

Almost a decade ago, the multi-headed rock beast The Damned Things was born. Boasting members of Anthrax, Fall Out Boy, and Every Time I Die...

FKA Twigs’ stripped-back new single presents the cyber-pop star at her most human

Most stories of FKA Twigs centre around her otherworldliness. The idiosyncratic pop star has been marked out as something out-of-the-ordinary since day one. An...

How Billie Eilish employed principles of ASMR in her spine-tingling horror-pop

Both oh-so-2019 products of the internet, the respective rises of tingle-sensation du jour ASMR and pop prodigy Billie Eilish have run parallel to each...

Who are Extinction Rebellion, the UK-born activist group holding cities to ransom?

With many major London thoroughfares brought to a standstill for the third day running, activist group Extinction Rebellion have succeeded in making a statement...

New horror movie The 27 Club is grim deathsploitation – and a backwards step in mental health discourse

Music loves myth-making. Be it the bat-chomping antics of Ozzy Osbourne, that rib-tickling rumour about Marilyn Manson, or the broader, age-old ‘live fast, die...

Fontaines D.C. – ‘Dogrel’ review

“A sellout is someone who becomes a hypocrite in the name of money.” Punk’s obsession with authenticity might be long storied, but few have...

All the times self-deprecating normie star Lewis Capaldi was a big mood

We're predictable as ever, here in Britain. Not content with simply enduring the slow trudge through the dying months of winter, wrapped up in...

The hidden gems on the Coachella 2019 line-up

Coming at the launch-point of festival season, Coachella's line-up is almost always a marker of festy things to come. 2019's is no exception. From...
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