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FIVE YEARS away from music – but Sophie Jamieson has lost not a jot of her musical acuity. A recording session all that time ago collapsed leaving Sophie uncertain after her lauded debut EP, Where; self-doubt built upon self-doubt and she retreated. But she’s dusted herself down, going on tour with Charlie Cunningham across Europe …

IT’S SOMETHING that comes to us all … hopefully later than rather sooner. Yes, death; something that’s been shoved into our purview a little harder than usual during 2020, what with all of it; but it isn’t necessarily a subject you’d expect a rather blissful and lauded folktronica act to get deeply involved in. But …

AMON TOBIN has been in there for quite a while now, toying with our heads with very fine, playful, exploratory and sometimes just wonderfully weird sonic artistry. Rio-born, he arrived with Ninebar Records as Cujo, fashioning these trademark deep bass surges out on the edges of drum ‘n’ bass, like spitting thunderheads. He came out …

Luxembourg singer-songwriter Bartlelby Delicate (not his real name we assume, although if it is wouldn’t that be something) has just released a new single, From Top to Toe, available now on all your usual streaming platforms. After meeting German producer Taison (Lali Puna, Portmanteau) after travelling 1500km to play a show in Munich in which …

That theme song from Silicon Valley? The incredible off-kilter synthpop played on a ribbon? That’s Tobacco – the enigmatic front-man who started life with Pittsburgh’s Black Moth Super Rainbow. Perhaps unfairly overlooked among some circles as another acid-laden, synth driven indie-psych band in the same era as Late Of The Pier and every mum’s favourite …