ALBUM REVIEW: Charli XCX triumphs, capturing the quarantine zeitgeist while serving up perfect pioneering pop with ‘how i’m feeling now’

With the rise of a global pandemic and the world thrust into lockdown, it wasn’t long until talk turned to the prediction of a cultural renaissance. Constant reminders that Shakespeare’s King Lear, Newton’s theory of gravity and Bocaccio’s Decameron were all developed in isolation plagued everybody’s feed and the pressure of productivity was well and Continue Reading

SINGLE REVIEW: James Humphrys is funky, joyful and a little bit dark with new indie-pop track ‘Colour’

Beginning the year with the release of Tongue Tied, a toe-tapper of a track abound with soothing melodies and dreamy synths, things look exciting for Bristol-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist James Humphrys. Since then, he has been making waves not only with features on BBC Upload – including a spot as ‘Track of the Week’ – Continue Reading