We catch up with the Mercury nominated SOAK ahead of her show at The Fleece in Bristol.
In few words, the band’s debut epitomises all that’s great about indie rock — and in a relatively condensed state.
While some acts climb up their own bums to make vapid dog eggs that only they call songs, this record is the “what you could have won” of third album offerings.
Wavves’ fifth album does manage to provide something worthwhile.
So the next time you think to knock something you find a bit naff — just think about the positive impact it could well be having.
A staple in the plethora of bands charging a psych-pop revival, Gengahr catapult themselves to the forefront. Just sit back and let the quite beautifully-constructed psych waves wash over you.
Returning to Bristol less than six months after their triumphant show at the Thekla, Canadian guitar-pop quintet Alvvays are fast on the rise to indie stardom based on this showing.
Scottish synth-pop trio CHVRCHES have delivered the icing atop what has been a great year in pop music.
In a world where most of the best ideas are already taken, it comes as no surprise to find people emulating the sounds of their peers.
As a solo artist with unicorn lungs and production steeped in grandeur, Kwabs lives in a crowded house.