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Loyle Carner and Jordan Rakei Get Personal in ‘Ottolenghi’

3 months ago / 0 comments

This isn’t a review. This is a thank you. There are rare moments in life where you listen to a song and instantly connect, to the point that you lie awake, unable to go to sleep until you’ve listened to it just one more time. There are even rarer moments … Read More

Tom Misch becomes a puppeteer of emotions on new album, Geography

9 months ago / 0 comments

Geography shimmers with a sincerity and sentimentality that is rare to find elsewhere. Opening track ‘Before Paris’ encapsulates Misch’s ability to become a puppeteer of your emotions. Sensitively gliding over a spoken-word monologue, Misch diffuses any tension in your soul with delicate fretwork. Then the beat steps in, and suddenly … Read More

World Island announce flawless 2018 line-up

12 months ago / 0 comments

Take one look at the World Island 2018 line-up and your jaw will drop. Headliners Sampha, Loyle Carner and Unknown Mortal Orchestra destine this weekender at Southbank Depot to be something truly special. Crafted by Super Friendz, the line-up is a curation of the best of the UK’s rising musical … Read More

The Best Albums of 2017

1 year ago / 0 comments

2017 has been an incubator for innovative music breaking into commercial success. From Loyle Carner to Wolf Alice, to Nick Hakim to SZA, this year saw some groundbreaking new albums. Here are the best of the best… DAMN. – Kendrick Lamar To talk about the great music of 2017 and … Read More

Music & Misogyny: Sexism in the Music Industry

1 year ago / 0 comments

Loyle Carner has recently been praised for kicking a fan out of his concert due to a sexist comment aimed at the female support act. Carner later tweeted, “That shit will not be tolerated at any show. He’s been banned from that venue, for life”. Despite Carner fighting against this … Read More

In The Middle With Loyle Carner

1 year ago / 0 comments

In The Middle Associate Editor Anastasia Roe sit down with Mercury-nominated hip-hop artist Loyle Carner to talk about his almost sold-out tour, exchanging tickets for football shirts, and his wonderful mum. “Welcome to the glamorous backstage!” Ben Coyle-Larner cries, otherwise known by his stage name, Loyle Carner, as we enter … Read More

Loyle Carner @ Leeds University Union

1 year ago / 0 comments

Loyle Carner has something special. This was evident from his first outings in Leeds, at Headrow House and Belgrave respectively, but even more so now, with this gig having to be upgraded from the latter to Stylus. For one night only, Carner brought his rhyming capabilities to the VK soaked … Read More

Preview: Bestival 7th-10th September

2 years ago / 0 comments

Another year, another summer. Another summer, another Bestival. Bestival is a staple of UK summertime — it is the last blowout that is forgotten in June, but law by September.  However this summer, Bestival comes with a twist. No more tedious ferry queues snaking for miles. No more questionable journeys … Read More

Loyle Carner @ Belgrave, 08/02/17

2 years ago / 0 comments

“The best show so far”. Loyle Carner’s return to our city, the first place to sell out on his current tour, was a triumphant one and Leeds certainly earned the title. If there was a place sublimely suited to stage Loyle Carner, Belgrave was it. The room absorbed the self-reflexive … Read More

In the Middle with Loyle Carner

2 years ago / 0 comments

“People don’t know everything about me!” laughs Loyle Carner as I ask him about the personal depth of his lyrics, “and it’s almost a bit too late to worry about it anyway”. Speaking to the 22-year-old rapper less than a week before his much-anticipated debut album drops, it certainly is … Read More