Posts by Rhian Daly

Rising: Cruush

Merging sugary sweet melodies with surging, caustic noise, Manchester’s Cruush are abandoning overthinking in favour of artistic freedom and having a nice time, all the time.

Retrospective: ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ ushered in a new era for Vampire Weekend

With their ornamental whimsy taking a backseat to more sombre musings on death and religious disillusionment, ‘Modern Vampires of the City’ ushered in a new era for Vampire Weekend.

Sabrina Bellaouel: Present Continuous

With a new year comes fresh beginnings – a revitalising energy that French-Algerian R&B artist Sabrina Bellaouel harnesses on her debut album, ‘Al Hadr’

Rising: Ruby Goon are looking back to move forward

Get to know Ruby Goon, the free-spirited group making psychedelic rock that’s as vibrant and colourful as it is full of heart

of Montreal

Freewave Lucifer fck Polyvinyl


Radiate Like This Heirlooms/Virgin Music

Snail Mail: The rebound

The success of Snail Mail’s debut left the indie star reeling from the aftershocks of fame. Now, a dramatic second album reveals an artist ready to start anew

I See You

A list of Thom Yorke’s best remixes to date

Working under several guises – Atoms for Peace, Man on Fire – the Radiohead frontman has put his own spin on tracks by MF DOOM, Four Tet and Major Lazer. We chart his best reworks so far

Goat Girl

On All Fours Rough Trade
The Strokes

The Strokes

The New Abnormal RCA Records
Sudan Archives, Athena

Sudan Archives

Athena Stones Throw
All Mirrors

Angel Olsen

All Mirrors Jagjaguwar
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With heavenly R&B, Raveena maps out a space for healing

We meet the self-funded, DIY musician, who speaks to us about finding a tranquility and remedy within the presence of R&B.