Rock/indie

30 seconds interview: Imperial Daze

Polyphonic analogue synths, cowboy guitars and proto-funk – it’s all fair game for Peckham pacemakers Imperial Daze. We check in with the psych-poppers to learn what they've got in store for 2019.

In session: LIFE

Armed with ferocious riffs and no-holds-barred lyrics of disillusionment, Hull punk-rock four-piece LIFE are a band that demand attention. Watch them tear the roof off at PRS Presents here...

30 seconds interview: Eliza Shaddad

Globe-trotting artist Eliza Shaddad specialises in outsized balladry informed by her unique worldview and a canny knack for belting out devastatingly honest lyrics. Get to know.

Interview: She Drew The Gun

'I like to critique the systems we live in, but to write with hope that liberation struggles can be won' - the Scouse psych-pop quartet's frontwoman lets us in on the story behind the band's sophomore record...

30 seconds interview: Hairband

Indie supergroup Hairband are firmly entrenched in Glasgow's DIY music scene and deliver free-spirited, expertly woven guitar pop on their debut EP. We delve into their colourful world here...

Interview: Paul Smith

The indie hero and Maxïmo Park frontman chats musical longevity and lets us in on the making of his new album...

Playlist: Blood Red Shoes

Brighton rock 'n' roll duo Blood Red Shoes are back with a bang with their new album, Get Tragic. Here, Mary curates a sizzling playlist of the tunes she has on repeat now.

30 seconds interview: Hollow Hand

Hollow Hand is the DIY project of Brighton based musician Max Kinghorn-Mills, whose folky, avant garde sound is brimming with whimsy and intrigue. Get the lowdown on his vision here...