On the cusp of stardom, the New-York based duo are on their European tour and they bring along with them eccentricity and prodigious tunes. I got the pleasure of having a chat with them before their show at Electric Brixton, London and we talked Beyoncé, success and their relationship with the fans.
by Ellie Duffield MØ is best known for her vocals on Major Lazer’s chart-smasher Lean On. The collabo was a winning one, rocketing the kooky Dane into the spotlight. This time she’s teamed up with Diplo (one third of Major-Lazer) to create Kamikaze. To
I caught up with two of Sweden’s most promising young stars on the house scene, Tobtok and Ghassemi, who also happen to be my old class mates Tobias Karlsson and Danial Ghassemi. Tobtok played Ibiza this summer, as opening act for Alesso and has, together with best mate Ghassemi, generated millions of listens worldwide.
by Jose Eduardo Freitas Pereira Lethal Bizzle is back with his new single track “Dude” recently released under his own independent label Stay Dench Records on the 30th October. This time around featuring two time Mobo winner Stormzy, along with production from the
by Laila Herstad “I think we are in the process of making something that hasn’t been done much before us” Morten Myklebust said. Apothek consists of producer Nils Martin Larsen and singer/songwriter Morten Myklebust, a duo that was called skilled electro-architects after releasing their debut
by Laila Herstad It´s 10.30pm on a Saturday night and, the small oval room at the Old Blue Last, is crowded after Rickyfitts and Annabel Allum have entertained the crowd for an hour each. The atmosphere is raucous and the crowd is waiting
by Jose Eduardo Freitas Pereira Nearly 10 years since their last album, The Ordinary Boys are back with the self titled ‘The Ordinary Boys’ album, this time around with Rory Atwal and MJ on production and Dan Lancaster for mixing. The band returns with
by James Rehman Wednesday night at the Sebright Arms was hit with a huge wave of ambient, experimental, progressive rock from Liverpool band The Vryll Society. Guitars were blaring with funky, wavy riffs accompanied with powerful, flowing drums that made one hell of a performance
by Ellie Duffield “Free NME??” insists the vendor at my tube station, as he waves copies at the swarms of commuters. For NME devotees, this is a sorry sight. Previously, readers had a sense of exclusivity: NME was for committed music fans.
by Ellie Duffield Once again, Manchester reinforces its status as the UK’s musical mecca. Delamere’s zingy “indie-electronica” is attracting attention, and refreshingly, they wear the “pop” badge with pride. I caught up with lead-singer James before their gig at The Black Heart, Camden. He