Alt-J: Blurring The Lines


Alt-J can do the impossible, whether it’s turning their esoteric art pop into arena fodder or sneaking literary, filthily sexual lyrics onto radio playlists. Ahead of their headline performance on Glastonbury’s Other Stage, Jonny Ensall gets hot under the collar with two members of the most wilfully pretentious – and surprisingly randy – band in Britain

Baby Driver

If you don’t already love DJ-turned-actor Ansel Elgort, wait until you’ve seen him in Baby Driver

Be More Like Music’s Rule-Breaking Mavericks

We can’t all write hits like Bowie or play guitar like Prince, but Phil Beadle reckons pop culture’s late, great rule-breakers still have a thing or two to teach us…

Vince Staples

California’s other philosophical rap provocateur drops a game-changer

Lillie Mae

Dust off your boots for Jack White’s country music protege, a star in the making