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ALMA on her ‘scary’ debut album, and working with Charli XCX, Lykke Li and Halsey

Rising singer songwriter ALMA has revealed an all-star wish-list of collaborators for her upcoming 'scary' debut album - including Charli XCX, Lykke Li and...

The Great Escape: Dizzy’s brand of pop offer a dreamy escape from monotonous suburban life

Suburban kids know what it's like to be bored. There's loads of space, sure, but nothing to do in it. And thus, you have...

The Great Escape: Pale Waves have been playing some banging new songs live, so we asked about them

Pale Waves are having some year. They dropped their debut EP, 'All The Things I Never Said', conquered the US on their huge tour...

Get to know Grove Street Families: the ‘Grand Theft Auto’-loving hardcore bunch bringing fun to the mosh-pit

If that band name seems familiar, you’re not alone. Southampton hardcore band Grove Street Families nicked their moniker from Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas’...

The strange tale of Scarlxrd, the perky vlogger turned rap-metal overlord

Musicians have long faced down questions of authenticity, from the Sex Pistols insisting, “we mean it, man” to the Manic Street Preachers’ Richie Edwards...

KYLE talks debut album ‘Light Of Mine’, working with Kehlani and being inspired by Donald Glover

In a time of Childish Gambino visceral 'This Is America' video and Kendrick Lamar winning Pulitzer Prizes, Californian rapper KYLE offers a different kind of hip-hop....

The Great Escape: The 15 brilliant acts that won this weekend

That was fun, wasn't it? With plenty of sunshine and even better music, this year's Great Escape might just be one of the best...

The Great Escape: Meet Haiku Hands: the thrilling pop hybrid sound like Charli XCX x Beastie Boys

In the age of streaming and social media, us music listeners and gig goers are rarely surprised. As soon as a whiff of a...

The Great Escape: Pale Waves’ headline set was a dress rehearsal for arenas

The tour bus is normally a sign of where a band is at. Most new bands spend their time holed up in minivans racing...

10 of the best new artists you can’t afford to miss at The Great Escape 2018

It's nearly time for music's future stars to decamp by the beach in Brighton once again and turn the seaside city into a mecca...
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