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Soundchecking with… Shlohmo

Queuing up to enter Shlohmo’s sold out show at Hackney’s The Laundry, I overheard a debate about the genre of his work. As the conversation got more intense, it led me to think that this is exactly the kind of dialogue that he wants his fans to be having. As

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In the Studio with Woman’s Hour

Over the past few years, Kendal four-piece Woman’s Hour have slowly been cementing a sound as distinctive as their stage name, which pays homage to the popular radio show. Capitalising on a wave of buzz generated by standout singles ‘To the End’, ‘Darkest Place’ and, most recently, ‘Her Ghost’, the

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Interview: Bright Light Bright Light

As he preps for the release of his new EP, it sort of feels like a second chapter for Rod Thomas, aka Bright Light Bright Light. His marvellous debut album, Make Me Believe In Hope, was highly anticipated by many, but was a long time coming. Years prior,

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Interview: John Talabot

It’s been two years since John Talabot released his debut album, ƒIN, and he’s still confused as to why the record received the universal reception that it did. Looking back, he feels that whilst it ticked the boxes conceptually – there wasn’t enough depth sonically. Speaking of the possibility of

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Interview: Rainy Milo

From trawling through SoundCloud for beats to sing over, to releasing her debut album ‘This Thing Of Ours’ on Virgin/EMI last month, it’s been an impressive couple of years for the now 18-year-old South-East London vocalist and songwriter, Rainy Milo.

Having initially taken the mixtape route to achieve notoriety

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Alexa Goddard Doesn’t Want to be Dull

Alexa Goddard is not new at being a popstar. While her debut single may have only just been popped on the internet, Alexa has been singing since she was 14. She initially came to prominence after she recorded and uploaded a cover version of Soulja Boy’s ‘Turn My Swag On’

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Interview: Luca Bear

Luca Orsini AKA Luca Bear, is an Italian DJ/producer based out of Pisa. His is a sound that’s hard to properly categorize, but if we were to try we’d probably call it something like good old-fashioned, rough, ready and raw house music. Heavily indebted to analogue ways of working,

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Talent Emerging: Deepa Gurnani

We all (us girls) like a sparkly bit of embellishment at somepoint, so when I discovered accessories label Deepa Gurnani – think statement headbands, earrings and necklaces – I was grateful to see a unique idea come into fruition. The duo behind the label, Deepa and her husband Jay

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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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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

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