Music

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

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...

Passion, punk and politics: an interview with Idles

With a relentless touring schedule, a stunning debut album and a message to believe in, Bristol’s Idles are proving to be the most vital...

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...

Meet Hussain Manawar, the Muslim space poet challenging the stigma of...

Who is Hussain Manawer? For starters, Hussain Manawar, is the performance poet that earlier this week broke the world record for the world’s largest mental health...
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,...
Preservation Hall, New Orleans

A music fanatic’s guide to New Orleans

There are few cities in the world that have as much music heritage flowing so visibly through their veins as New Orleans. It is a...
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...
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...