Rock/indie

Featured artist: Our Girl

London trio Our Girl deal in pleasingly gooey vocal melodies with an unsettling undercarriage of grungy guitars. Get to know them before their Bill Ryder-Jones-produced debut LP lands...

Featured artist: Boy Azooga

Welsh fourpiece Boy Azooga are the brainchild of Davey Newington, a maraca-loving, sleighbell-waving multi-instrumentalist with exotic tastes. Tune in here...

Playlist: 53 Degrees North

Music convention and showcase 53 Degrees North returns to Hull this week. We're celebrating some of the ace local + UK-wide bands gracing the 2018 line-up in our latest playlist...

30 seconds interview: Vital Idles

Glasgow post-punk quartet Vital Idles have just laid down Left Hand, an ace debut album of sonic disobedience and disparate form. Get into it ahead of their summer live jaunt around the UK...

Playlist: Light on the Shore

For our new playlist, Edinburgh International Festival's Jen White takes a trip through the event's new Light on the Shore strand to celebrate the highways, byways and back lanes of Scottish music...

30 seconds interview: Night Flowers

If lush melodies and anthemic riffs are your thing, then don't miss Night Flowers as they head out on a mini-tour with the sparkling debut LP, Wild Notion, among their musical arsenal...

30 seconds interview: Team Picture

Meet Team Picture: a six-piece from Leeds whose fuzz-fused pop is the most heavenly we've heard in a while. We pick their brains ahead of the release of their new mini-album, Recital...

Featured artist: LIFE

If you ever needed proof that UK guitar music is alive and kicking, then caustic noiseniks LIFE are your band. They're out on the road, so if you haven’t indulged yet, now’s the time…

Playlist: The Great Escape 2018

Ready for this year's instalment of the mighty Great Escape Festival? We've rifled through the extensive line-up to pull out some of our fave acts hitting the seaside. Tuck in!

Interview: LIINES

'Few of our songs reach the two-and-a-half minute mark, but it’s still a physically exhausting experience!' energetic trio LIINES give us the skinny on their debut LP...