The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form: Review

Notes On A Conditional Form is a smorgasbord of vivid ideas that may have been better suited on two separate projects, but it’s yet another demonstration of why The 1975 are the country’s most divisive yet essential band. Matty Healy put it best himself on Frail State Of Mind: “what’s the vibe? I wouldn’t know”.

Guitar music: Don’t be fooled, Rock & Roll is far from dead

Guitar music is something that has seen adoration for generations, with new waves of acts endlessly spilling through the door over the years. The 60s saw The Beatles and The Rolling Stones dominate, the 70s was the time of Pink Floyd and Led Zeppelin, in the 80s it was The Smiths and The Cure, theContinue reading “Guitar music: Don’t be fooled, Rock & Roll is far from dead”

The 2019 Mercury Prize: Our Thoughts and Predictions

The annual Mercury Prize has come around again, with a professional panel of musical judges; which this year includes Stormzy and Jorja Smith, selecting the winner. Twelve nominees have been selected for the award of Best album released by a British or Irish artist over the past 12 months, but who are we backing toContinue reading “The 2019 Mercury Prize: Our Thoughts and Predictions”

Ultimate Setlist: The 1975

So The 1975 have just started their tour of new album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, heading out all over the UK throughout January and February; prompting questions as to what content they will play live. The 1975 are often an elusive live performer, offering surprise entrants and omissions to their ever-growing setlist; butContinue reading “Ultimate Setlist: The 1975”

Ones To Watch 2019 – Part 1

2018 brought us a plethora of fantastic music. From the weird and wonderful of Death Grips to the sublime of Janelle Monáe we had some amazing albums to sink our teeth into, and 2019 will be no different. In this two part series we’ll be looking at the ones to watch in 2019, part oneContinue reading “Ones To Watch 2019 – Part 1”