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Meet the emerging talent that stormed NME’s showcase at Soho Music Month

Last Thursday, we took our NME-curated lineup to Soho Music Month's Newburgh Quarter Sessions. Teaming up with Platform LDN and Tunecore, the outdoor event...

Get sad on your commute? Talented LA artist Hana Vu has a song for that

Anyone who enjoys commuting is a bare-faced liar. It's long, boring, crowded and bloody expensive. Hana Vu's pop-gem 'Crying On The Subway' is everyone's...

5 things you need to know about Patawawa – the breezy pop bunch ready to soundtrack your summer

Hailing from the decidedly un-sunny climes of the British midlands, Patawawa’s music is the polar opposite of their surroundings. Bright and breezy alt-pop with...

Mahalia makes soulful R&B to burn pictures of your shitty ex to

“I don’t feel new to the industry, if anything I feel like a bit of an OAP" - in music industry years, Mahalia is like...

Bebe Rexha: the pop queen talks new album ‘Expectations’, former bandmate Pete Wentz, and inviting Avril Lavigne to dinner

Pop stars' CVs don't ordinarily come as impressively varied as Bebe Rexha's. As a teenager the Brooklynite, born Breta Rexha, won the title of Best...

Meet Madrid’s Baywaves, where The Avalanches meet The Stone Roses with funky results

Baywaves' latest EP, ‘It’s Been Like’ is one of the most exciting things you’ll listen to all summer. Indie hooks meet groovy, disco style...

IDLES announce new album ‘Joy as an Act of Resistance,’ plus world tour dates

IDLES have announced their new album titled 'Joy as an Act of Resistance,' set for release later this year. Read more: Idles – Snarling...

“Support slots are amazing – you can be in bed by 11pm”: Matt Maltese on his sardonic debut album ‘Bad Contestant’

Matt Maltese is leading the charge of sensitive singer-songwriters that are smooth as butter. Like Tom Misch, Rex Orange County and half-Egyptian, half-Belgian torch...

Tommy Cash is the master of making creepy AF music videos

Estonian rapper Tommy Cash knows how to party. His sold-out London Scala gig last month was some of the most fun ever had on...

Ramble On: meet Greta Van Fleet, the post-millennial Led Zeppelin

There’s this moment three minutes and twenty-five seconds into ‘Black Smoke Rising’, the last song on Greta Van Fleet’s double EP ‘From The Fires’,...
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