Words by Thomas-Bradey Riseley “The process is the same as ever, starting off with no clue of what we’re doing, stumbling along together, each inputting our ideas into the music until it starts to take shape.” – Arthur from Squid Experimental Bristol-based band Squid are to participate in an exciting live-to-vinyl recording challenge live on the Steve Lamacq show on BBC 6 Music. Squid will be … Continue reading Squid to record Record Store Day release live-to-vinyl on BBC 6 Music
Words: Thom Risely The recording academy told the world who they think are the best in categories they decide for the 63rd time last Sunday. While the performances of invited artists were more than entertaining, The Grammys is never short of controversial snubs, surprises and mishaps. The nominations themselves served up a fresh batch of unnecessary shoe-horning and rejection. Prior to the event, The Weeknd … Continue reading Grammys 2021: A Spectacle, Yes, But Out Of Touch
London-based Italian pop singer Ari Anna has been studying at BIMM London for three years as a songwriter. Coinciding with Eating Disorder Awareness Week, Anna releases her new single ‘Lost Again’, which explores her own struggles with the illness, gives strength to those also struggling and shows how important it is to express your feelings. Continue reading BIMM Introducing: Ari Anna
The latest issue of LDN is out and ready to be virtually thumbed-through. Continue reading New Issue of LDN OUT NOW!
Often regarded as the muddy root of electronic music due to their never before seen use of oscillating synthesisers, Silver Apples’ self-titled album may only be remembered due to its pioneering attributes rather than any virtuous musical prowess. Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Silver Apples – Silver Apples
Words: Thomas-Bradey Riseley Mythical dance duo call it a day after a celebrated and defining 28 years. Daft Punk have split. The pair from Paris have ended what was one of the most pioneering and popular dance music acts to ever exist. Their publicist Kathryn Frazier confirmed the news on February 22nd but offered no explanation, acknowledged by a video on the Daft Punk YouTube … Continue reading Daft Punk Break Up
Words: Emily Cliff Pancake day has passed and February is finally beginning to come to a close and with it bringing the warmer weather. The nights are starting to get a bit longer and warm weather of March, April and May is just on the horizon. So what better to do with milder days than to get outside and do some planting. So pull on … Continue reading Self Care Sunday #10: Spring Time Gardening
Three mud-rubbed, fierce, staring tribal women posing strikingly among English roses and shrubbery wearing nothing but rags around their waists – breasts for all to see. An album cover as unmistakable as the sounds it promises. A girl gang of sonic raggamuffins. The Slits.
Continue reading Throwback Thursday: The Slits – Cut (1979)
Valentine’s can be a hard time of year regardless of a global pandemic and there’s no denying that the ever looming V day this year looks very different but that does not mean we can enjoy it the same as always! Continue reading Self Care Sunday #9: Palentine’s Day
The January blues have hit a little tougher this year, but fear not as there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Quite literally, in this week’s edition of Self-Care Sunday! Continue reading Self-Care Sunday #7: Candle Making