The origin and evolution of electronic music is a rich and varied topic, but one band that often gets left out of the story is Telex. Ben Forrest charts their impact following the release of Mute Records’ compilation album, This Is Telex.
Benjamin Forrest reviews I Am a Cliché, the new film celebrating the life of punk pioneer Poly Styrene, frontwoman of the iconic and influential X-Ray Spex.
John Keats was one of the key figures within the second wave of romantic poets – alongside the likes of Lord Byron and Percy Shelley – and he is remembered as one of the most […]
Ben Forrest tracks the history and impact of LGBTQI+ new wave pioneers, The B-52’s.
Forty-five years ago on the 6th February 1976, an indigenous activist and member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indians, by the name of Leonard Peltier was arrested in Canada in connection to the shooting of […]
Ben Forrest reviews the new album from Leeds-based art-rock indie guitar gurus Mush, Lines Redacted.
Ben Forrest reviews the new album from Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, Shyga! The Sunlight Mound.
Benjamin Forrest tackles the issue of joke stealing and questions why it seems to be overlooked within the comedy world
Ben Forrest reviews the new album from Oslo’s finest art punk outfit Pom Poko.
Ben Forrest shares his favourite festive alternative tracks to get you through Christmas 2020.
Benjamin Forrest reflects upon the life and times of the icon Sam Cooke, hailed by many as the “King of Soul”.
Ben Forrest offers his thoughts on Belarusian post-punk trio Molchat Doma’s new album, Monument.