Interview: Olly Knights Of Turin Brakes

For this weeks interview, I talk to the wonderful Olly Knights of the indie/folk rock band Turin Brakes. The band emerged at the turn of the millennium, releasing their debut album, The Optimist, which gained critical acclaim and a nomination for the prestigious Mercury Music Prize. The Optimist LP has a special place in my heart. This album is basically sitting on my sound system … Continue reading Interview: Olly Knights Of Turin Brakes

Interview: Clean Cut Kid

Clean Cut Kid are a Liverpudlian four piece made up of Mike and Evelyn Halls, Saul Godman and Ross Higginson. Their songwriting draws influences from classic rock and their indie pop sound is reminiscent of Arcade Fire and Architecture In Helsinki. They are signed to Polydor Records, and have festivals like Latitude, Glastonbury and most recently a high up the bill set at TRNSMT in … Continue reading Interview: Clean Cut Kid

Review: Skepta – Hypocrisy

Our favourite North London MC Joseph Adenuga, better known by his stage name Skepta, released a new single last Friday. This is a second single this year, with no sign of a 5th album coming out soon. Today I will review the track. First of all, Skepta is a great artist and rapper and has perfected his craft. This song does not demonstrate his talent … Continue reading Review: Skepta – Hypocrisy

Review: Wolf Alice – Don’t Delete The Kisses

London indie outfit Wolf Alice released another track today, this time on Beats 1 Radio. This is the second single to their new album, ‘Visions Of A Life’, available to pre-order now on the Dirty Hit website (their record label). Today, I will review the new track and give my thoughts on it. First of all, this is a way that this band has never gone … Continue reading Review: Wolf Alice – Don’t Delete The Kisses

Review: HAIM – Little Of Your Love

Californian sisters Danielle, Este and Alana of the band HAIM are releasing singles at the moment, with ‘Want You Back’ a few weeks ago and now their new song, previously heard on Saturday Night Live, ‘Little Of Your Love’. Today I will talk about this track and review it. Firstly, I thought HAIM’s debut, ‘Days Are Gone’, was brilliant. My favourite track was, like others, … Continue reading Review: HAIM – Little Of Your Love

Spotlight: Lyerr

Lyerr are a four-piece indie outfit from Manchester, UK. They combine infectious guitar riffs with great and meaningful lyrics. They recently released their debut EP, In Principio, which is a great piece of work. I will review it later, but first, read the interview I did with them earlier this week. Where do you want to be in ten years time? We’re hoping to be retired … Continue reading Spotlight: Lyerr