We’re super-stoked that Arlo Parks will be gracing our cover, Tom Bibby caught up with the ‘Collapsed In Sunbeams’ star to talk about her debut album, mental health, and her early days as a writer.
Shame spoke to us about their acclaimed new album ‘Drunk Tank Pink’, their infamous Instagram live streams, and their plans for the future. Edie McQueen sat down with Maximo Park’s Paul Smith to get the lowdown on their upcoming studio album ‘Nature Always Wins’. Xiu Xiu’s Jamie Stewart answered some questions about ‘OH NO’, the duo’s upcoming album of duets featuring the likes of Liz Harris and Sharon Van Etten.
Julia Bardo and Molly Payton write ‘Love Letters Home’ as the pandemic grounds them in the UK, away from home and family life. A Day @ The Label does Birkenhead as we spend some time with Eggy Records to find out how the magic happens at the DIY label. The mercurial Benny Sings zoomed us from Amsterdam, camera firmly turned-off, to talk about his latest single ‘Nobody’s Fault’, and his recent collaborations with the likes of Tom Misch.
Tom Preece got on the phone with Tom Roberts of Cardiff-based rockers TJ Roberts; they chatted about their recent full-length, ‘Love, Loss & Other Useless Things’, and their new community interest label, Rose Recording Co. Alex Amor pens her own piece on the modern dating experience and the songs that inspired her latest EP ‘Love Language.’ Sunglasses For Jaws document their recent time in Sean Lennon’s NYC studio through some ace behind-the-scenes photography; they’re due to release their debut concept record, ‘Everybody’s Made of Bones’ on June 3rd via Pony Recordings.
Nottingham favourites Do Nothing also star, they give us the latest on their upcoming EP ‘Glueland’, due 12th March. It’s a triple-dose of ‘straya in Vol.4, as Skegss feature in another one of our infamous Q&A’s. There is also a score of new talent to discover, LUMER, Robbie & Mona, Sourface, Lando Manning, Freya Beer, and Maddy Storm are the artists you’ll be telling your mates about, as we reboot ‘Tell Your Mates’ in collaboration with Uskees. As ever, you’ll be able to find more exclusive content inside that you won’t see anywhere else.
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