Author: Louis Griffin

A Quickening

Album Review: Orlando Weeks // A Quickening

It often seems that the most affecting songwriting is that which documents the small yet magnificent details of life. Rather than grand, sweeping statements, it is the minutiae that we relate to the m…

RTJ

Album Review: Run The Jewels // RTJ4

These are turbulent times. But I needn’t tell you that. Anyone with a phone, anyone who turns on the news, anyone who even talks to somebody else knows it to be true. Protests have erupted across the …

Spector

Album Review: Spector // Non-Fiction

Straight out of the gate, not a single song played, and Spector’s Fred MacPherson has already managed to get a pun in. Non-Fiction is the first compilation from the London group, and its name is der…

Talk Show - Photo 3 - Credit to Percy Walker-Smith

Interview // Talk Show on Lockdown and Labels

Harrison Swann, frontman of rising post-punk band Talk Show, is in a strange predicament. His band released their debut EP, These People, just days ago, and were it not for the current Coronavirus epi…

Talk Show - Photo 1 - Credit to Matt Wilder

EP Review: Talk Show // These People

The cover of These People depicts a seething mass of human bodies, the perfect analogy for the collection of tracks that Talk Show have brought to bear on the EP. Frontman Harrison Swann says he w…

925

Album Review: Sorry // 925

Sorry are an export from the painfully cool South London scene that birthed Shame and HMLTD. They’re a little late with their debut album, taking a more circuitous path than their contemporaries. But,…