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Interview: Chet Faker

Being the latest addition to the seemingly ever-growing list of semi-mocking letter switchers (think Joy Orbison, Com Truise, Joanna Gruesome et al), you could be excused for being slightly dismissive of the Melbourne-native Chet Faker. This time, however, the now tiresome jest might be forgiven – for this is not


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MNEK Wants to be a Fucking Icon

A poorly kept secret star in the making, Uzo Emineke first came to prominence at 14, producing remixes and writing incredible songs for others, generally riling up the pop world. Now, at the grand old age of 19, he’s ready to launch his own project. Watch out world. We caught



Seinabo Sey Sees The Colour Red

Upcoming Swedish singing sensation Seinabo Sey has set the internet alight with two incredible tracks produced by Magnus Lidehall (also known for his amazing Mapei work). The day after an incredible London live debut, we caught up with her to talk her collab with Magnus, songwriting and her ballsy ambitions



Interview: William Arcane

Like a lot of Londoners, William Arcane hails from the countryside but has thrust himself upon the thick smog that is our capital city, and that transition can be felt in his experimental creations. His infectious, synth driven sound was first showcased in his debut EP Permanence but developed into



Classic Chats: Foals

FROM ANTIDOTES TO ANSWERS: Born in the blaze of a burning-down music industry and bringing guitars back to flaming life in Holy Fire, FOALS continue to make their incendiary case for being the most important British band of the day. 

Britain’s indie music landscape in 2007 was weird. The preceding …



Classic Chats: Marika Hackman

On the eve of her sensational new album release, go back in time to when Marika was a bright (even younger) thing: 

With even major label budget belts tightening, young artists are having to look for other means of getting their faces out there – from international billboard fashion campaigns



Classic Chats: Marques Toliver

The busking past and free spirit of the remarkable Marques Toliver – singer, composer, violinist – has led many to hold his talent dear, from Adele to Grizzly Bear, before he’s even released a record. His debut EP, finally here, is so good it’ll finally do away with one of


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Classic Chats: The 1975

I’m in Austin, Texas. As I sip my first coffee of the day with Matt Healy of The 1975, we’re both in a ruminative mood. “I love watching, as someone from England, people from America, because it’s like a movie,” he says. “It sounds like such a silly thing to …



Back in the day: Holy Other

Once upon a time we were all into witch house, and Holy Other is the great forgotten maestro of the gloomy electro scene. 

An email conversation between MICHAEL C LEWIN and HOLY OTHER, producer of majestic, bleak beauty.

Holy Other is my favourite new artist of the last year. He …



Classic Chats: Dirty Projectors

FROM PRECISION TO PASSION: Critically-adored and technically incredible, Dave Longstreth’s project THE DIRTY PROJECTORS have often caused divisions in even the best friends for their beautiful, intellectual music. Thomas Hannan talks to the man whose work has been sung by Bjork and covered by Solange Knowles to find out about