on Friday, October 27, 2017
Words: Saam Das


Synesthesia/Synaesthesia (noun): "a sensation produced in one modality when a stimulus is applied to another modality, as when the hearing of a certain sound produces the visualization of a certain colour". The new video for 'Crackle Pop' from orchestral noise merchants Human Pyramids aims to bring the synesthetic experience to all, in an immersive 360 degrees online environment.
on Thursday, October 26, 2017
MIRRORS Festival (various venues across Hackney, 28 Oct '17) // Words: Saam Das


The third edition of MIRRORS lands in East London this Saturday, and we'll on hand to confirm whether autumnal music festivals are indeed all the rage. Adopting the popular formula of the bygone Camden Crawl and Communion's ever-popular Bushstock, MIRRORS will be taking over several venues in Hackney, and delivering a diverse and delicious range of acts. Headlined by the likes of Los Campesinos!, Pinegrove, Blind Pilot, we've plucked eight of the finest names on the roster for you to try to check out.
on Wednesday, October 04, 2017
2017 BFI London Film Festival (4-15 October 2017) // Words: Saam Das


It was sad to open this year's programme for the BFI London Film Festival and not find a dedicated sonic strand as has been the case in recent years. There are still plenty of music-related films available for consumption however, including this evening's Opening Night Gala 'Breathe', directed by Andy Serkis and scored by Nitin Sawhney.
on Thursday, September 21, 2017
Words: Saam Das


The demise of South African upstarts Al Bairre last year was particularly upsetting - their uplifting sound and joyous live shows felt so primed for wider appeal that we can't help but feel that there's a sense of unfinished business. And perhaps Nicholas Preen from the band felt similarly, with a wonderfully evocative beginning to his new nicpreen guise.
on Monday, September 18, 2017
Words: Saam Das


Kofi Holmes Attivor is Mined. Mined apparently "sings things that warm his heart and break his heart in equal measure." A bittersweet sentiment imbued on recent electronica-meets-R&B single 'Girl', as you can discover below.
on Thursday, September 14, 2017
Words: Lauren Johnson-Ginn // BFI London Film Festival (4-15 Oct '17)


Public booking for the 2017 BFI London Film Festival opens this morning at 10am, with the festival itself kicking off on October 4th with Andy Serkis' directorial debut 'Breathe, starring Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy, and scored by Nitin Sawhney. From the established to the more obscure, we've plucked ten of our most anticipated movies from the LFF's catalogue below.

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