Video premiere: Elk

Elk performs ‘Avenue’ live on Brighton seafront in this beautiful, exclusive video. Taken from his album ‘Beech’, ‘Avenue’ perhaps most closely reflects the album’s subject matter. Named after Elk’s former family home on Beech Avenue, the place where he and his family lived for the longest period of time, ‘Avenue’ re-imagines the memories made in […]

Album of the week: Bonniesongs – Energetic Mind

No idea is a bad idea in the mind of Bonnie Stewart (Bonniesongs). The Irish art-folk virtuoso hits record on voice notes whenever one makes itself known and believes from there, it’s just about coming back to it and giving it time. It’s a mindset that permeates her debut ‘Energetic Mind’; with repetition and expansion […]

Interview: Merival

On a rare occasion that Anna Horvath (Merival) attended school – she was home-schooled for years from her isolated, rural farm– she heard her Art teacher say, “the more you know, the less you know!” It’s an idiom that has become truer to her over time, the Toronto singer-songwriter increasingly aware of how tiny her […]

New song: Cat Apostrophe – January

The strive for perfection is real right now. Adverts for the perfect bikini body line our streets while our TV screens are dominated by toned women and hulk-like men relaxing around a pool in Majorca. The similarities to ‘January’, the subject matter for Cat Apostrophe’s lead single from their debut album ‘Lifelong Amateurism’, when blog […]