Throwback Thursday: King Sunny Adé – Ju Ju Music (1982)

Words by Johnny Fry As I slouched half asleep and wholly hungover in the back of a cab last Thursday morning – courtesy of frivolous discounts on Bolt that made my journey to university cheaper in a cab than by public transport – I was being slowly uplifted by the hushed music my driver was listening to. It sounded calmingly familiar yet I was certain … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: King Sunny Adé – Ju Ju Music (1982)

Movie Soundtrack Wednesdays #1: The ‘Black Panther: The Album’ Revolution

For all Marvel fans, the Black Panther movie was the symbol of revolution: the first and only black superhero, in fact, was portrayed in an intensely powerful way in the film, and that feeling of strength was reached especially thanks to the beautiful and striking Grammy award-winning soundtrack. Continue reading Movie Soundtrack Wednesdays #1: The ‘Black Panther: The Album’ Revolution

Wish EU Were Here: New Ro – Cropcircles

Words by Nina de Sanders New Ro is a singer-songwriter and producer based in Helsinki, Finland. In typical scandinavian fashion she does pop music like no one else.  Cropcircles, released at the end of October, is the 2nd single to be released ahead of New Ro’s debut album Late Bloomer, due on February 5th 2021 via Solina Records.  The track is entirely written and produced … Continue reading Wish EU Were Here: New Ro – Cropcircles

Westside Gunn leaves Shady Records

On the latest episode of ‘The Joe Budden Podcast’ Griselda member Westside Gunn announced he has left Shady Records, owned by rap superstar Eminem. This has come as a shock for many as Gunn has been quite busy this year in terms of releases with two mixtapes, including the well-received ‘Pray For Paris’ and an album. It is heavily rumoured that the 90s inspired lyricist … Continue reading Westside Gunn leaves Shady Records

Q&A: Alex Tierney

Irish singer-songwriter Alex Tierney released his second single, ‘Painkiller’ this month. The support he received so far is extremely positive and, with the likes of MTV, Vevo, iHeartRadio, Niall Horan, and Lewis Capaldi reaching out, very promising for the future. Words: Megan Hofman For people who have not heard your music yet, can you introduce yourself and describe the sound of your music? My name … Continue reading Q&A: Alex Tierney

BIMM Introducing: Bukky

Covid-19 has stopped everyone and everything in its tracks but for some 2020 has been a promising year that has launched their career into new heights, one of these people is Bukky. Bukky is BIMM London’s own up-and-coming, genre-fluid singer-songwriter. With the release of her new EP ‘There’s Rice at Home’ and a video of her busking going viral the 21-year-old has gained new fans … Continue reading BIMM Introducing: Bukky

Wachito Pablo – An Exclusive Interview with Boy Pablo

With millions of kids across the world making music in and from their bedrooms every day to escape the boredom that comes with quarantine, it has become more and more impossible to break out of the crowd and grow to be one of the stars. But then there is Boy Pablo, aka singer-songwriter Nicolas Pablo Muñoz, who has managed to shine brighter than anyone else with … Continue reading Wachito Pablo – An Exclusive Interview with Boy Pablo

Working Men’s Club – Review

The self-titled debut from Manchester-based college students, ‘Working Men’s Club’, is here and it’s festering. What better time for the well gigged four-piece to send you a bottle of dance floor sweat than during a time when live music doesn’t exist and everyone is craving it. Bring the party home with this teenage dance floor rock. Working Men’s Club are known locally in Manchester for … Continue reading Working Men’s Club – Review

Merry Creasemas: A Festive FEET Q&A

Words: Ellie Desborough | Photography: Bethan McConnell (Instragram/Twitter: @BethanMcConnell Post-Britpop-ish indie rockers FEET released their new Christmas single, ‘Vegetarian Christmas’, last week, so their flat has been transformed into a majestic winter wonderland. Well, not quite. But there is something endearing about the white socks duct-taped on the brick wall with their names scribbled on with Sharpie. I sit down with Oli, Callum, Harry and … Continue reading Merry Creasemas: A Festive FEET Q&A