Interview: Christina Martin
Canadian singer-songwriter Christina Martin chats to Rebekah Shaw about her upcoming UK tour, stripped-down shows, and the social responsibility of music artists
Album: Laura Marling – Semper Femina
Rebekah Shaw on Laura Marling’s mature and emotional exploration of feminine experience, identity and the problems with love
Record Reappraisal: Avril Lavigne – Let Go
Rebekah Shaw affectionately looks back at the Canadian singer’s 15-year-old skater-rock debut
Feature: In conversation with Laura Marling
Rebekah Shaw speaks to Laura Marling about femininity, creative production, and moving on from LA at the folk musician’s first student conference
Top 5: Songs to Mourn 2016
“2016 is gonna be MY year”, you said on January 1st, and chaos descended thenceforth
Feature: Fifteen years of the iPod – how has Apple’s gamble shaken up the music industry?
The iPod was introduced by Apple fifteen years ago, and we feel old. Rebekah Shaw asks: what has the technology of the millennium brought for music?
Daughter went bigger, but was it better? Daughter confidently take a step towards rock in their show at the Academy, writes Rebekah Shaw
Album: Warpaint – Heads Up
Warpaint could have easily rested on the laurels of their successful 2014 self-titled album, but have progressed nonetheless with a little bit of inspiration from their R&B idols
Top 5: Post-Freshers Comedown
Freshers is over and the fact that you’ve got a 9am tomorrow physically hurts. Flop down into your beanbag chair for the Mancunion’s top five songs for the post-freshers comedown
Live: Half Moon Run
More fun live than on record, showing a flair for the dramatic. Get a better producer, Rebekah Shaw tells Half Moon Run.