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Musogyny: F-minus-feminism

Everyone knows it’s a man’s world out there (thanks James Brown), but there is none more so than the big bad world of music. From Miley’s twerking to Sinead’s slut shaming, these last months have seen an upward trajectory in the debate around gender issues within music. Rest assured that

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News: Summer Series @ Somerset House 2014

We love summer, especially those long hot days in the city. One of our favourite summer occasions is the Summer Series @ Somerset House, and luckily this year’s event looks to be amazing. Set amongst one of London’s most breathtaking settings, the intimate summer festival, which takes place between …

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Musogyny: Why the fuck do we need International Women’s Day?

Everyone knows it’s a man’s world out there (thanks James Brown), but there is none more so than the big bad world of music. From Miley’s twerking to Sinead’s slut shaming, these last months have seen an upward trajectory in the debate around gender issues within music.

Rest assured that

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Musogyny: If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say…

Everyone knows it’s a man’s world out there (thanks James Brown) but there is none more so than the big bad world of music. From Miley’s twerking to Sinead’s slut shaming, these last months have seen an upward trajectory in the debate around gender issues within music. Rest assured that

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Musogyny: The NME Awards Finally Gives A Nod to a Female Deity

Everyone knows it’s a man’s world out there (thanks James Brown) but there is none more so than the big bad world of music. From Miley’s twerking to Sinead’s slut shaming, these last months have seen an upward trajectory in the debate around gender issues within music. Rest assured that

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Now Hear This: 01/02/14

We’re not really about lists. We like longform interviews and in-depth analysis; wordy think-pieces and lengthy reports. But that’s partly because we’re music-loving writers and there’s nothing we love more than the sound of a keyboard clacking satisfyingly with the sound of our own thoughts. Hey, at least we’re honest.

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Primavera Sound Lineup

OK, deep breath: Arcade Fire, Queens of the Stone Age, Disclosure, Metronomy, Chvrches, The National, Pixies, Nine Inch Nails, and Kendrick Lamar have all been confirmed for the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona this summer. Running from Monday 26th May to Sunday 1st June, the festival’s organizers have managed to …

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Moodboard: THUMPERS

It’s been a hell of a year for Warwickshire-bred, alt-pop duo THUMPERS. Not only have they dazzled our ears all year long with a series of impressive tracks – ‘Unkinder‘, ‘Dancing’s Done‘ and now ‘Sound of Screams’ – whose brilliance has been indisputable, but they’ve

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Live Review: CHVRCHES @ Birthdays 25/09/13

Having just released their debut album, The Bones Of What You Believe, earlier in the week, the buzz around CHVRCHES has been huge, propelling the Scottish trio into the big leagues. Not undeservedly, their distinct post-rock, emo-electro pop has found them fans both here and across the pond.

It …

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EP Review: Claire – Broken Promise Land

Claire’s debut EP, Broken Promise Land, is a DIY effort through and through; from renting studios to writing, mixing, recording and producing, this band have taken it all into their own hands. They did it all as they went along and the outcome is one full of passion, …

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