Callum Bains is a graduate of the University of Warwick with a penchant for synth pop, 70s funk, and contemporary psychedelic rock. He enjoys working through his ever growing spotify playlists and playing self-indulgent prog in local bands.
Having composed for blockbuster films and ballet, Ilan Eshkeri discusses how powerful emotional narratives and the opportunity for creative freedom drew him to triple-A video game Ghost of Tsushima.
Neu!'s Michael Rother reflects on the creative environment of lockdown, the struggles of playing experimental krautrock, and the collective beauty of live performance.
Indie pop singer-songwriter, Hana Vu's second release Nicole Kidman / Anne Hathaway is a fantastically polished double EP but could have made an even better album.
Expanding their sound and lyrical intensity, DIIV feel heavier and darker on their third album, Deceiver.
Ranging in tone and style, Metronomy's Metronomy Forever feels like a spiritual successor to their second album Nights Out.
Hot Motion sees Temples play it safe as they sacrifice musical development for disappointing consistency.
Enlisting the contribution of previous collaborators, Pieta Brown expands her sound but forsakes essential folk groundwork on Freeway.
Solid Bronze's Debut 'The Fruit Basket' Is a Worthy Addition to the '70s Funk and Soul It Emulates
Solid Bronze deliver animated funk, laid-back soul, and sauntering instrumentals on their debut The Fruit Basket.
Expanding her electropop sound with soulful grooves, Shura finds inspiration in personal experience on forevher.
King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard go full metal to craft a brutal warning against ecological destruction on their 15th studio album, Infest the Rats' Nest.
The Flaming Lips' King's Mouth couples spacey cinematic passages with driving rhythms to create a sombre and thoughtful musical whole.
While Electric Youth's Memory Edition is undoubtedly an enjoyable album that successfully captures the glossy aesthetic of synthpop, it is let down by uninspired songwriting.