New Music: Carlie Hanson – Numb

I don't think pointing out that Carlie Hanson will be a huge star one day necessarily qualifies me as an oracle, but when someone so raw and exciting pops up, it's always worth mentioning. It also helps to have an incredibly cool backstory. Still just 18, the Wisconsin native has gone from shifts at McDonalds [...]

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New Music: Amy Lawton – Don’t Bring Louise

We're a little late on this track as it has been available since the end of November, but it's shows so much promise it's worth mentioning on here. 'Don't bring Louise' is the latest slice of glossy, perfectly-crafted country pop from singer-songwriter Amy Lawton. At first, it's easy to dismiss the jangly guitars and sugar-sweet [...]

Live review: Hozier at Eventim Apollo 12/12/18

Back after a four-year break since his wildly popular, self-titled debut album, it is no surprise that Irish troubadour Hozier has somehow managed to sell out two nights at Hammersmith’s Eventim Apollo despite his recent lack of activity. The final two UK dates before embarking on four shows in his native Ireland, Andrew Hozier Byrne’s [...]

Review: Billie Marten and Isaac Gracie at EartH, 26/11/2018

Fast-rising star Isaac Gracie ended his latest UK tour at Hackney's Evolutionary Arts Hackney (EartH) with the sort of performance that suggests he could one day fill venues twice the size. It was strange seeing Billie Marten, still just 19, as the support act, such has been the traction she has gained over the past [...]