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RIOT Release Radar: #031

After picking up a nomination for each of his albums to date, Michael Kiwanuka has finally picked up the Mercury Prize for his eponymous masterpiece. Nominations this year were as strong as ever, with…

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RIOT Release Radar: #030

Shall we talk about the new lockdown rules? Or is everybody bored of that one? Ok, I'll proceed. Yes, we need to control this virus and work together to eradicate the virus.. but how come we are…

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RIOT Release Radar: #029

Great Britain is in mourning this weekend, as tomorrow marks the end of one this country's greatest - if not shortest lived - doctrines; Eat Out to Help Out. Yes, it didn't entirely make sense for …

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RIOT Release Radar: #028

This week, we celebrate 25 years since the Battle of Britpop. Blur Vs Oasis. North Vs South. Dave Rowntree Vs that guy who played drums in Oasis. It's fair to say that the Gallaghers embodied a cer…

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RIOT’s Release Radar #027

As this week's heatwave has us slowly melting as we try and cool off in the paddling pool we've popped in our living room (please don't tell our landlord...) to keep us somewhat functioning as we scou…

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Album Review: Willie J Healey // Twin Heavy

Willie’s sophomore albums sees the songwriter growing into himself and delivering tracks with a renewed sense of self-assurance. “You’re gunna be a big star, honey,” rings the chorus of ‘Fashun’, “…