Artist Spotlight: Dora Lachaise

As befits my status as a recovering goth, I often find myself captivated by the darker side of art and music, the stories less often told. Perhaps it's just that there's something singularly mesmerising to me in hearing a new…

Artist Spotlight: Alfonse

Generator is the new -

No, hold on. In case I start gushing and sound like a complete sycophant, I should really preface this by saying that I absolutely love synthwave. I love retro electronic sounds in music, I love…

Behind The Scenes: SongSeeds Writing Retreat 

A regular fear I entertain, after every song I write, is: what if that's it, the last one? What if I've got no more music left in me after this?

But I'm nothing if not stubborn, and quite often I…

Artist Spotlight: Mima Merrow

Freckles was the first single from Belfast-born artist Mima Merrow, released ahead of her debut EP, Good Grief. I have had the track on repeat since it came out and now I would quite like you all to listen…

Album Spotlight: Present Tense by Becci Wallace

A big fan of Becci's sometimes soaring, sometimes ethereal first album, I was looking forward to the 2020 release of her second album for months before it dropped. And honestly, I wish I had some dramatic introduction here, in which…