EP REVIEW: roves – ‘A Strung Out Pilot’

Nestled in the Thames Valley – in Reading more precisely – a band has quietly grown from the roving countryside and confluence of rivers. A tidy four-piece comprised of lifelong friends Ethan Morgan (Vocals/Guitar) and Connor Coutts (Guitar), along with Ellis Morgan (Bass/Vocals) and Matt Jamieson (Drums) make up the musical enterprise of roves. With […]


In Conversation With… APRE

London-spawned APRE join a host of rising voices on the UK scene, but few are as uniquely exciting as this band. So, what is so special about the music they make? Simply defined, its modernist pop with heaps of character and cool, yet this description is far too meagre to fully envisage the nuanced, subversive […]

Track of the Day

TRACK OF THE DAY: W. H. Lung – ‘Simpatico People’

Manchester’s W. H. Lung originally started life as a studio-based musical project, taking in a wide range of eclectic influences including Prince, Julia Holter, David Byrne and Kanye West. Following a run of 2017 singles, including their double A side ‘Inspiration!/Nothing Is,’ and several in-demand festival appearances, the outfit now return to us with ‘Simpatico […]


In Conversation With… HATCHIE

Hatchie is the musical alias of Harriette Pilbeam, under this nom de plume the artist has released a clutch of stellar tracks, each slightly more evocative than the last and becoming of a vital voice. Her writing centres on the introspective buoyed by threads of youthful experience and complicated love. The project was officially christened […]