Music

Music sending Bloop into a spin. Discoveries, conversations and verdicts on the most interesting sounds.

Album review: Biscuit Mouth – Hot Change

The world, at present, is all bluster and turmoil, a broken cacophony of madness. In to that void stepped the latest album from general...
Brunch - indie band

The fabric of: Brunch

Our new feature series, ‘The fabric of’ looks at the inspiration behind some of our favourite new acts. What influenced their sound, their outlook...
Laura-Marling

Interview: Laura Marling

The SU venue at Goldsmith’s is an echo from a by-gone age – an age of free education, £1 pints and living off grants,...
The Comet is Coming feature on the Bloopcast, new music podcast from Bloop

Listen to the first Bloopcast, our new music podcast

We get so much incredible new music coming our way, it’s almost impossible to keep up. We spend so much of our time talking...
Eels

The Opposite of Sad: A conversation with Eels

“To me it’s the opposite of sad. To me the sad part would be if that message wasn’t there and you’re just going to...

Interview: Neville Staple

Mark Lamarr is quoted as saying “Everyone has four good stories, Neville Staple has the rest!” And spending time with the 2 Tone legend...

Le Pop playlist – discover the seductive modern sound of French...

Since 2002, German label Le Pop Musick, coming out of Cologne, has been putting out their Le Pop compilation, highlighting the best new music from the French...
Chuck Mosley, ex Faith No More

Interview: Chuck Mosley – Faith No More

Despite playing a major and active part in how heavy music expanded into new realms in the late 80s and early 90s, Chuck Mosley...
Crass

Crass release April Fool’s compilation of classic tracks for 24 hours...

This is no joke! Thrust into the middle of a satire-meets-reality political situation this April Fool’s Day, legendary anarcho-punks CRASS have a free download...
Indietracks announcement

Latest announcement confirms Indietracks’ best line-up to date

Derbyshire based festival Indietracks, nestled in the hills of the county and set on a steam railway museum, has long been a Mecca for...