Articles by: Eleanor Philpot

by 28 Aug 2020

Review: Sneaks realises her artistic vision with new album ‘Happy Birthday’

Sneaks doesn’t cater to her audience. Or these are the vibes that I’m getting from her new album ‘Happy Birthday’ – out now via Merge records. Her previous records while radiating a cool standoffishness, thanks largely to their razor sharp…

by 26 Nov 2019

Watch: London’s Sorry release ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll Star’ from upcoming debut album ‘925’

‘Rock ‘n’ Roll star’ released today is a languid slow builder that combines 1960s lounge with Sorry’s signature moody guitar work – sounds that summon the seedy yet magnetic aura of the track’s eponymous character, who pulls the narrator in for an all night good time of wrong doing. 

by 08 Nov 2019

Listen: Military Genius share new track ‘Focus’ via Unheard Of Hope

Having fathered two of the most fascinating and ambitious acts to come out of the post-punk revival, Crack Cloud and NOV3L, Bryce Cloghesy has already proved himself to be a vital component of the modern guitar cannon. And while both…

by 21 Oct 2019

Watch: Sorry release new single ‘Right Round The Clock’ and announce debut album

Known for their sleazy 90s skuz – which has been repped by the likes of Radio 6 – Sorry’s tracks are always deliciously brooding, consistantly hitting that sweet spot between sonicly satisfying and abrasive heaviness. New one, ‘Right Round The…

by 27 Sep 2019

Listen: Legss release debut EP ‘Writhing Comedy’

Although still in their relative infancy, having formed a little over a year ago, Legss are already creating a strong and distinctive presence.  Their ability to shapeshift, to channel the lysergic urgency of psych, potency of art rock and the…

by 26 Sep 2019


Proving once again that South London is the gateway to some of the most exciting sounds of the 21st century, GLOWS’ debut EP – released last Friday – is an impressive accomplishment of meandering electronic beauty. Melding together the loose…

by 12 Sep 2019

Listen: Sports Team release ‘Fishing’ and announce their biggest headline yet

It’s impossible not to love Sports team. As the love child of Brit Pop and early 2000s indie, their sound straddles the two genres adroitly, combing heavy and urgent guitar work with melodies that are sunny and incessantly catchy. Their…

by 08 Aug 2019

Watch: South London DIY Pop Group Blue Bendy release single ‘Suspension’

Those who revelled in the fractured beauty of Blue Bendy’s debut, ‘Closing sound’ have good cause to be excited about their follow up.  Released today via Too Old For This Records, ‘Suspension’ is a sonic treat that spoils its listener…

by 25 Jul 2019

Watch: Sinead O’Brien releases video for ‘Taking On Time’

With her work published in highly regarded literary journals, such as the London Magazine, Sinead O’Brien’s poetry has been making an impact for some time now. But it was via a collaboration with musicians Oscar Robertson and Julian Hanson, that…