Dagny Wears her Heart on her Sleeve on ‘Wearing Nothing’

According to Dagny, the best way to follow up a positively exultant, and well-received debut EP is to strip everything back. The Scandinavian songstress has Continue reading Dagny Wears her Heart on her Sleeve on ‘Wearing Nothing’

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week, two of our featuring artists offer redefining visions of millennial pop. Their latest releases are proof that not all strains of pop operate in vague, innuendo-laden spaces. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Phoenix Offer Conscious, Sparkling Disco with ‘Ti Amo’

Phoenix’s ‘Ti Amo’ operates in the weirder aisle of the indie hypermarket. The distorted buzz around the track’s intro recalls Torches-era Foster The People and the resounding burst Continue reading Phoenix Offer Conscious, Sparkling Disco with ‘Ti Amo’

Plan B Sees Everything Clearer Than Ever on ‘In The Name Of Man’

Plan B’s artistic trajectory was leading towards something in the vein of ‘In The Name Of Man’, his first new song in over five years. The scope of his work is ambitious, with his albums acting as Continue reading Plan B Sees Everything Clearer Than Ever on ‘In The Name Of Man’

Royal Blood Share ‘Hook, Line & Sinker’

‘Hook, Line & Sinker’ incorporates a number of pleasing elements from the Royal Blood universe. First of all, that opening cyclical riff reels us in Continue reading Royal Blood Share ‘Hook, Line & Sinker’

Katy Perry’s ‘Swish Swish’ is Innocuous Clickbait Pop

You’re probably right. ‘Swish Swish’ is probably about Taylor Swift but Katy Perry keeps her crosshairs annoyingly wide enough that fans are forced to make the Continue reading Katy Perry’s ‘Swish Swish’ is Innocuous Clickbait Pop

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week’s essential mix features releases from the vastest corners of the music industry; pop, rock, indie and an unexpected return from one of England’s most intriguing artists. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Paramore: After Laughter Review – Melancholic, Pastel-Coloured Pop

Take the title of Paramore’s latest album, After Laughter, and it’ll reveal more than you think about the band’s persisting friction. Paramore are clearly masters in Continue reading Paramore: After Laughter Review – Melancholic, Pastel-Coloured Pop

Lana Del Rey Sews the Past and Present Together on ‘Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind’

Lana Del Rey’s thoughts have always lingered on history, particularly those concerned with Americana. But on her new track ‘Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind’, Lana is concerned with the Continue reading Lana Del Rey Sews the Past and Present Together on ‘Coachella – Woodstock in My Mind’

Gabriel Gassi is a Pop Polyglot on ‘Heartbreaker’

Earlier this year, Vendor managed to secure an interview with the promising Swedish musician Gabriel Gassi, who revealed a lot about his various influences and approach in production. But more Continue reading Gabriel Gassi is a Pop Polyglot on ‘Heartbreaker’