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RIOT’s Top 5 Bandcamp Recommendations

Bandcamp is a goldmine, really it is. Whether you've got a relatively popular band still updating their account with the latest releases, or it's the only way to find music from a support band you cau…

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Discover: Overcoats

In a time when good news from across the pond is hard to come by, the emergence of exciting New York duo Overcoats is much needed. Overcoats are Hana Elion and JJ Mitchell - two former roommates at…

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Rat Boy Announces Headline UK Tour

Rat Boy has announced a new UK tour ahead of the release of his debut album. The dates, which span the end of April and the beginning of May, will see Jordan Cardy take his anarchic brand of insanity …

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Six times one great band just wasn’t enough

For a lot of great minds, reaching the pinnacle of their chosen industry is the dream, the culmination of all their hard years of work, the very definition of success. In music, however, this isn't al…

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Looking Back: Cajun Dance Party

Ah, 2008. The year that quite frankly, I can’t relate to because I was only 9, but still … ah, 2008. I always look back at the '00s as the golden age of indie rock, with the seemingly endless number o…

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Single Review: Higher // Mondo Cozmo

One of LA's rising talents, Mondo Cozmo, has released his most infectious and dance-based single to date. Laced in tribal drums, Higher is an unorthodox take on the strains, efforts, and rewards of re…

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Discover: Glass Mountain

Ethereal, visceral, cinematic, and a whole other host of brooding synonyms are how best to describe the Bradford post-punk quartet Glass Mountain. In their arsenal lies their debut EP Glacial, an amal…

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Acts that RIOT enjoyed in 2016: Part Three

2016 feels just like yesterday, doesn't it? Well, we thought we'd cast our minds back into the murky depths of last year and reminisce on our final three acts we enjoyed in 2016. Skepta To be a …