Sophie Williams

Listen to Model/Actriz’s eclectic playlist to accompany The Cover

Featuring tracks from Kylie Minogue, Show Me The Body, Taylor Swift and more

English Teacher: a vital voice from the heart of UK guitar music

The Leeds band have swiftly become one of the most promising new British prospects of the last few years, with songs that find humour and relief in the strange world around us

Olivia Rodrigo – ‘Guts’ review: pop sensation secures her place as a generational talent

The 20-year-old's self-assured second album documents her hopes, fears and trauma with thrilling emotional candour

Nieve Ella – ‘Lifetime Of Wanting’ EP review: a leader in the next generation of indie

The West Midlands musician's songs of youthful recklessness and resolution are perfect for fans of Boygenius

Check out Laufey’s jazz-focused playlist to accompany The Cover

The exclusive playlist features Wasia Project, Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald and more

Baby Queen talks the impact of The 1975’s debut album at Reading Festival 2023

"I discovered this album and it altered my taste permanently," said the South African-raised artist of the 2013 LP

Ashnikko discusses their “beautiful” friendship with Ethel Cain at Reading Festival 2023

"She is a once-in-a-generation type of artist," Ashnikko said of their close collaborator

Genesis Owusu – ‘Struggler’ review: an artist at the top of his game

Across 11 tracks, Owusu’s stylistic choices are both unexpected and impressive, visiting all corners of his eclectic taste

Anne-Marie – ‘Unhealthy’ review: reflective pop proves tricky to pull off

By leaning into well-worn current trends and repetitive lyrical themes, the singer misses the mark on her third LP

Georgia – ‘Euphoric’ review: hits and misses from London dance-pop producer

Swapping dancefloor bombast for understated melodies, the musician's third LP is a mixed bag of soft, colourful pop