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The New York City-based D’arcy has been building on her early momentum since releasing her debut single ‘Crush‘ late last year, and her star will no doubt continue to rise in 2021 – her new song, a thrilling alt-pop cut called ‘Dangerous’ should be all the proof you need. Of the song, she says that …

Staten Island, New York emcee Rouge recently released his debut album, War!, a sonically dense collection of music, with crisp writing and a rich, full sound. On the album, Rouge grapples with the responsibilities of adulthood, the future of the planet, love, death, creativity, identity, and dreams, as well as the more mundane concerns of …

If his last LP, ‘Soft’ peeked interest, then ‘Losing it’, the new single from New York City based singer songwriter Luke Rathborne will knock you to the (dance)floor. It’s taken from his upcoming long player ‘Again’, due out in march on his own label True Believer, and he’s drafted in Ted Young (Kurt Vile, Sonic …

Taken from their self titled EP, out now on influential Kitsuné imprint, New York City duo Beau have released some accompanying visuals to their track C’mon Please. The song has this rootsy swagger about it, with just enough Warpaint thrown in before it shows it’s more muscular side into the chorus as it shoots some …

Warriors, the debut single from New York City’s Victory Jones, is (at least according to her) “…a song about overcoming insecurities, standing for what one believes in, having pure intentions and following one’s path no matter what… it’s about no dream being deferred if one just makes the decision to do it. It’s about courage, …

There has been a gradual move for New York City’s The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart; from a rough-around-the-edges sound on their debut to something resembling a sunny 80s pop sheen on their newest long player Days Of Abandon. The change is subtle, but there. On their debut album there was a slight darkness to …

Tense, impressive NYC hiphop.  Unsettled by the playground-taunting delivery of Wiki; troubled by the too-calm detachment of Hak; confused by the overlaid images and flitting shapes of the video; marvelling at that most-ear-catching hiphop skill of internal rhymes that seem to be falling over each other to interact; unable to relax into the music because …

editing by Nick Pett words and interview by Su Ciampa About a decade ago, my friend Courtney, whom I met while living in a New York City women’s hotel run by Nuns, introduced me to the work of American artist Kathleen Lolley.   Courtney met the artist at a gallery event that Lolley curated at Camp …

“I’m gonna be Molotov !” (none of the images contained in this article were shot in my house…) It’s just as well that Tift Merritt came round for dinner. Worrying about the cooking stopped me being so nervous about talking to her. How did this come about ? Well, it’s a tale of jetlag, Oliver’s …

When I was younger I moved from a small village in Yorkshire, to London. The big metropolis that London is both scared and excited me. There were certain things I didn’t understand when I arrived there. Principally that car horns are used much more frequently than in rural life, where its only used in moments …