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CMAT shines as future pop-star at Manchester’s Gorilla

CMAT shines as future pop-star at Manchester’s Gorilla

CMAT charmed every audience member in Gorilla, with her playful but often heart-wrenching country infused pop
GA-20 Crackdown review: The blues are back

GA-20 Crackdown review: The blues are back

Dynamic, throwback blues trio GA-20 release ‘Crackdown’ from the forefront of the traditional blues revival
The War and Treaty talk working with Brandi Carlile and Grand Ole Opry debut

The War and Treaty talk working with Brandi Carlile and Grand Ole Opry debut

An interview with blues duo The War and Treaty conducted by Ellie Hughes.
Album review: Chemtrails Over The Country Club by Lana Del Rey

Album review: Chemtrails Over The Country Club by Lana Del Rey

Following a masterpiece isn’t easy. Lana Del Rey’s 2019 album Norman Fucking Rockwell was one of the most universally acclaimed albums of that year, if not the entire decade, and certainly the most acclaimed of the artist’s career. When it was announced that her next album, also produced by Jack Antonoff, would be released the […]
Live Review: Jake Bugg at Mountford Hall

Live Review: Jake Bugg at Mountford Hall

Can singer-songwriter boy wonder Jake Bugg regain some momentum in his career?
Live Review: Post Malone

Live Review: Post Malone

Contributor Jack Greeney reviews Post Malone’s highly anticipated the arena performance, but were even the greatest fans underwhelmed?
Live Review: Kurt Vile

Live Review: Kurt Vile

Kurt Vile plays as a shaggy-haired guitar virtuoso, preaching his beautiful music to a sea of dedicated fans, writes Bella Fleming
Live Review: Niall Horan

Live Review: Niall Horan

One ex-boyband member finds his own Direction in an upbeat, folksy gig that promises a bright future
Feature: in conversation with Georgie

Feature: in conversation with Georgie

Mansfield’s rising country star supports Jake Bugg on his UK tour

Live review: Jake Bugg

A simplistically beautiful reminder of the forgotten gem of Jake Bugg

Live Review: Beth Ditto

Performing tracks from her debut solo album, Beth Ditto stole the show with grit and Southern charm

Record Reappraisal: Indigo Girls – Swamp Ophelia

Elizabeth Gibson looks beyond the hype to the quiet beauty of Indigo Girls’ fifth album

Chuck Berry: Rock and Roll pioneer

In his memory, Tara Bharadia looks over the career and impact of the groundbreaking songwriter

Album: Lady Gaga — Joanne

Lady Gaga’s new album is a Wild West shock to the Little Monsters’ systems, writes Alexandra Bickell

Festival Preview: Secret Garden Party

Secret Garden Party promises to cater for all tastes, both musical and unusual

Live: Darius Rucker

The Hootie & The Blowfish man turned country artist gives a flawless, feel-good performance

Interview: Alabama 3

The bizarre fusion between country and acid house makes Alabama 3 an intriguing act.

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