Stefan Murphy is a man who knows about the hardships of being a musician. The Dubliner’s ups and downs have been plentiful, but his defian(...)

A band unabashedly in thrall to all things 1980s, Little Xs for Eyes make no bones about their influences. As with their 2011 debut S.A.D.(...)

Isaac Brock: “I’ve only got one ticket so I’ve been on the same f**king ride this whole time. I’m not sure if it’s a long ride or a short ride – I’m just a skin cell on the world, so my mortality doesn’t really mean dick all”

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Describing your 14th studio album as a “sequel of-sorts” to an album that’s 21 years old might seem like an act of desperation. Luckily fo(...)

It was a case of life imitating art when Wombats frontman Matthew Murphy moved to Los Angeles to write a concept album about a fictional relat(...)

Tobias Jesso Jr: owes his career to a series of fortuitous coincidences

Barely a minute of my phone conversation with Tobias Jesso Jr has elapsed before the wheels come off. I’ve just thanked him for taking the time out(...)

Now in their 25th year of existence and with a reported 25 million album sales, The Prodigy’s place in the pantheon of dance greats is ensured(...)

If there’s one thing that you can’t accuse Sufjan Stevens of, it’s homogeneity. The Detroit-born indie-folk deity has consistently keep his fa(...)

You wouldn’t be blamed for buying into the hype around James Bay. The young Englishman has been touted as the Next Big Thing by the UK’s music(...)

Perennial comparisons to the greats (Joni Mitchell, Carole King et al) would weigh heavily on any young songwriter’s shoulders. Perhaps that’s(...)