Rock/indie

Interview: Circa Waves

‘I think our ambition to be a bigger band has pushed our sound more commercial. We couldn’t keep making garage indie forever,’ says Circa Waves frontman Kieran Shudall.

Playlist: Alexander Wolfe

For this week's playlist singer-songwriter Alexander Wolfe has picked out ten choice cuts, from enduring influences to current favourites...

The British Music Academy returns to SXSW 2019

The British Music Academy will once again return to Texas for the 2019 edition of the of SXSW for six official night time showcases in partnership with PRS for Music, PRS Foundation, BBC Music, AIM, BPI, the Department for International Trade (DIT) and PPL.

Playlist: Du Blonde

Ahead of her new album, Lung Bread For Daddy, Du Blonde has curated a playlist of tracks she currently has on repeat…

Interview: Lower Slaughter

‘When you listen to our records there is a level of wanting people to think and react, and maybe think differently. But live, we really just want people to have fun and lose themselves,’ says Lower Slaughter’s bassist Barney Wakefield. Pitching themselves at the heavier end of rock’s range with riffs big enough to rival Black Sabbath and vocals so powerful they could raise the dead (courtesy of ex-Divorce member Sinead Young) the four-piece delivered their first collection of socially conscious racket in 2017 with What Big Eyes.…

Playlist: Copper Sounds

Ahead of the UK tour, Copper Sounds have curated a playlist that offers some insight into their influences and also acts as a springboard for discovery...

Interview: Snapped Ankles

‘It’s all just trying to be delinquent without stepping into all the other ways of being delinquent, without getting arrested… just about’ muses the Snapped Ankles’ member known only as AUSTIN.