Articles by: Sam Ford

by 20 Mar 2019

Interview: The Sports Team Community are more than a whatsapp group

Sports Team are an ambitious bunch. The six piece from London have played solidly for the last 18 months and have become one of the UK’s most exciting live bands. Frontman, Alex Rice and co will headline the Electric Ballroom…

by 12 Dec 2018

Watch: Chest Pains release video for ‘Cut The Resistance’

Chest Pains having been knocking about since 2017, and were born out of the same DIY scene that has brought us Mush, Treeboy & Arc and Drahla. The band were ready made for this time, this climate and these young…

by 14 Nov 2018

Listen: Dublin’s Fontaines D.C. sign to Partisan and release single ‘Too Real’

Fontaines D.C. have signed to Partisan Records, the Brooklyn label responsible for the rapid rise of Bristol’s, IDLES as well as worldwide favourites Dilly Dally, Cigarettes After Sex, Tender and more. Signing is a big deal for the band and…

by 26 Sep 2018

RIP Dale Barclay. A true original

Today is a sad one, we’ve found out that Dale Barclay has died. The frontman of the incredible, Amazing Snakeheads, part time member of the Fat White Family and more recently And Yet It Moves, has effected the underground community…

by 15 Aug 2018

Watch: Ellie Bleach releases video for new single ‘Leave Me Alone’

Alt-pop songwriter Ellie Bleach is back with nostalgic visuals for new single ‘Leave Me Alone’. The song is an emphatic statement of female independence in the tradition of Fiona Apple or Lily Allen. Matt Wilkinson of Beats1 praised the single…

by 01 Aug 2018

Watch: Dan Lyons releases new single ‘Gargoyle’ with video

As every piece of journalistic mind-vomit will read, Ex-Fat Whites and Phobophobes drummer Dan Lyons has finally transitioned to the front of stage, with his self-titled solo project. Whilst undoubtedly this is objectively the truth, it is important when attempting…

by 31 Jul 2018

Listen: Sleaford Mods return with ‘Stick in a Five and Go’

Sleaford Mods are back and have announced a self titled EP which is due to be with us in September.  Lead single ‘Stick in a Five and Go’ is the bands first offering since 2017’s top 15 album, ‘English Tapas’….

by 12 Jul 2018

Listen: Gently Tender unveil debut single ‘2 Chords Good’

London has a new band, and it’s probably the most exciting the city has seen in a while. From the ashes of Palma Violets, Sam Fryer, Will Doyle and Pete Mayhew team up with The Big Moon’s, Celia Archer and…

by 10 Jul 2018

Our Illustration Competition is BACK!

We are on the lookout for the next great So Young illustrator to bring something new to our pages! We will run quarterly competitions to coincide with each new issue of So Young culminating in several exhibitions in London, where…