Music

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

Ioanna Gika features on the second Bloopcast, new music podcast

Listen to the second Bloopcast, our new music podcast

It’s that Bloopcast time again. Well it’s past that time! We got so inundated with great new music that we didn’t notice it...
Kim Fasticks, album sex & death

Album review: Kim Fasticks – Sex & Death

Zaragoza, Spain - a siesta-filled quiet city brimming with antiquity, is the home of Kim Fasticks - an acoustic singer / songwriter who wanders...
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GoGo Penguin conduct electricity through the classic jazz sound of Blue...

Manchester-based trio GoGo Penguin have always fused different genres but forthcoming album A Humdrum Star leans heavier on their shared love of electronica than...

Punk legend Glenn Matlock on the new punk opera album and...

“It’s not the beginning of a new punk movement with people in tuxedos and dickie-bows, it’s just a bit of fun, serious fun but...
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Bloop List – new music undercurrents – 04/04/2018

Many things have been getting in the way of getting this latest Bloop list published. Easter’s chocolate overdose being one. Also, the majority of our...
Hot 8 Brass Band

Interview: Hot 8 Brass Band

In a modern musical landscape that sees ‘authenticity’ as the ultimate standard, Hot 8 Brass Band should be viewed as one of the greatest...
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,...
Kayla Painter

Duelling identities: A conversation with Kayla Painter

The best art draws on heritage, a sense of identity. Work that tries to discover the artist’s place in the world through their creativity. Cannibals...
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...
Haiku Salut

Bloop list – new music undercurrents – 08/06/2018

Good things come to those who wait! We’ve been off discovering new music at festivals and the like, and this is the first new...