Live Music

Festival Guide 2017 – Primavera Sound

Where: Parc del Fòrum, Barcelona When: 1st – 3rd June Why: Since its inception in 2001, Primavera Sound has been gradually evolving into the giant, urban celebration of ‘alternative’ music that it is today. Huge names such as Arcade Fire, Bon Iver, Mac DeMarco and Aphex Twin are set to perform this year, and festival-goers will be […]

Music Singles

Slowdive make a shining return with ‘Sugar For the Pill’

The return of shoegaze pioneers Slowdive has been long anticipated – long, long anticipated – by fans of the group, since their last, critically-acclaimed album  Pygmalion  was  released in 1995. Those expecting a direct continuation of the ambient, minimalist sounds of  Pygmalion  would have been surprised by the group’s first comeback single ‘Star Roving’, released […]

New Sounds


To give the world a track with potential and not follow it up is indeed a disappointment, but this in no way detracts from the quality of the single itself.