On my stereo this week: Karolina Rose, Kim Gordon and Big Thief.

Karolina Rose – ‘Greytopia’. The idea of living in a perfect world somehow just seems too far-fetched. But I guess […]

The allure of old Hollywood: Interview with Lux Lyall.

The unique appeal of Lux Lyall is twofold. Firstly, there is her sensual old Hollywood allure, which hits you like […]

Interview with indie folk outfit Little Quirks.

It was the extraordinary cover version of the classic Cranberries song Dreams that lifted the young folk band Little Quirks […]

Songs about overcoming adversity: ‘Temporary Madness’ by SLO.

UK singer-songwriter Jess Mills aka SLO started her Solace project a few years ago, but before she was able to finish it, […]

On my stereo this week: ‘Seventeen’ by Sharon Van Etten.

I get excited when musicians branch out into a different musical genres or styles. Of course, sometimes it can be […]

“Love is bittersweet, it can make or break us”: Interview with BOI!

If I was asked to describe BOI aka Newcastle performer Anna Buckingham in just a few words, it would likely […]

Top Ten Lists: The essential Dr. Seuss books.

Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on March 2, 1904 in Springfield, Massachusetts, in the United States. Today, decades after his […]

On my stereo this week: The new Bethlehem Steel track ‘Govt Cheese’.

Last weekend I didn’t have the time to properly immerse myself in New York band Bethlehem Steel’s new self-titled album. […]

On my stereo this week: Emeli Sande, Charli XCX & Joseph.

Emeli Sande – ‘Shine’. Singer sonwriter Emeli Sande is a breath of fresh air this week with the release of […]

Film review: The Front Runner.

When I heard actor Hugh Jackman played Colorado Senator Gary Hart, the charismatic reform-minded Democrat in The Front Runner, it […]