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Interview // Boy Azooga

Three hours before Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever were set to take the stage at SWG3 in Glasgow, I sat down with Davey Newington, the frontman and driving force of the gig’s support band: Boy Azooga.…

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Interview: Mushroom Tea Party

Chris Stillie from Aberdeen and Kumayl Zaidi from Glasgow. Together they are Mushroom Tea Party, an alternative hip-hop duo that began on Soundcloud, now with a full album and EP. Right now they're pr…

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Introducing: Bad Nerves

In a music world dominated by R&B and hip-hop, it’s refreshing to hear some raw, punchy, enigmatic punk music; brought to us by East London boys Bad Nerves. Despite only having four songs availabl…

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RIOT’s European Festival Guide

Picture all of the joy that you experience during festival season; big-name headliners with confetti cannons, forming weekend-long friendships with all walks of life and the little-known acts that ste…

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Introducing: Bloxx

With their newly released indie stormer ‘Novocain’, it has become evident that Bloxx are on the cusp of stardom. Along with their 2017 releases, ‘Coke’, ‘Curtains’ and ‘You’, the band have impressed a…

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Sat-Nav Sing-Off With: Doll Skin

Having made their way across Europe, Arizona's own Doll Skin arrived in London for a one-off show at Islington's Thousand Island. Abducting the band from their soundcheck, we stuffed them into the bac…

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Interview: Sea Girls

Sea Girls talk breaking-through, the resurgence of indie and terrible 2000's trends I think it's safe to say that indie pop has been going through a transitional phase in recent years. Many guitar-le…

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RIOT’s Tracks Of The Week #007

It's that time of the week again, as our email inboxes finally grind to a halt, and the endless stream of new music finally gives us some form of respite, it's time for us to sit down and pick our tra…

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Discover: Lily Moore

Starting off her musical career busking on the streets of Brighton, 2017 saw Lily Moore suddenly propelled on tour with Tom Grennan. Since then the 19-year-old has slowly refined her musical style, pl…