the raincoats

Interview: The Raincoats

‘I really like it. It’s very lively. Some people might think it’s a bit wobbly but for me, it’s alive, it’s there, it’s that moment’: The Raincoats’ Ana Da Silva reflects on their hugely influential debut album 40 years after its release.

Picture This – The Raincoats

Jenn Pelly, music critic and author of the new 33 1/3 book on The Raincoats, remembers when she first fell for the all-girl post-punk gang.

In session: PINS

PINS are one of those bracing bands that pop up every so often armed and ready to show the world how guitar music should be done. Since 2012 their urgent garage rock has grabbed the blogosphere by the shoulders and given all the fickle-faced indie kids a big slap around the chops. What could beat brisk rock ‘n’ roll delivered by a gang of devil-may-care Manchester mods? Watch them perform the title track from their debut album Girls Like Us.