Author: Matt Ganfield

Nia Wyn

Nia Wyn – Introducing #001

Nia Wyn hails from North Wales, and writes Soul-infused Pop tracks that document both the introspective world and the environment she sees around her. Nia's recent EP, Love I Can't Ruin, covers eve…

Notes On A Conditional Form

Live Review: The 1975 // O2 Arena, London

All too often, bands fall victim to their own success and, coming down from the gargantuan heights of double Brit Award-winning album A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships, The 1975 have further t…

Glass Animals - Village Underground

RIOT’s Release Radar #004

This week has seen the music world celebrating the Brit awards, watching the ceremony in anticipation of Slowthai turning up and trying to shag something and repeatedly asking the age-old question "Wh…

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Live Review: Inhaler // Heaven, London

With all the recent talk about Ireland's burgeoning rock scene, Inhaler are becoming notable for their absence in the conversation.  The music press are keen to band the likes of Fontaines DC, The …

The Strokes

The Strokes share new track ‘Bad Decisions’

The Strokes have released a new single, 'Bad Decisions'. The tune - which was initially debuted at a Bernie Saunders rally in New Hampshire - follows recent release 'At The Door'. 'Bad Decision…

The Strokes

RIOT’s Release Radar #003

This week has marked the return of the NME awards, which saw The 1975, Taylor Swift and Slipknot all picking up gongs. Other winners on the night include Slowthai and Mura Masa taking home the trophy …

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WIN Tickets to see The 1975 in Liverpool

One of Britain's finest musical offerings in recent years, The 1975, are touring the UK this month and to celebrate, Riot are teaming up with SJM concerts to give away a pair of tickets to the band's …

Christine and The Queens

RIOT’s Release Radar #002

In the same week that storm Ciara smashes through the North of England, Parasite has smashed through the Oscars, picking up four gongs. This may sound impressive; but with Cats omitted from the nomine…