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Frightened Rabbit's Scott Hutchison

Frightened Rabbit, Laurie Anderson, Arctic Monkeys, Actress… Weekend Reads

by Steven Johnson

Many of this week’s music features were naturally taken up with the desperately sad news of the passing of Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison. Rather than…



Susanne Sundfør, Phoebe Bridgers, Field Music… This Week In Gigs


There is, quite frankly, a ridiculous amount of gigs happening in London this week. The pick of Monday’s shows sees Norwegian singer Susanne Sundfør play...

Preview: Festivals 2018 – UK


There may be no Glastonbury this year, but there’s still a plethora of other music festivals taking place across the UK which will be creating...

Eurovision, Beach House, Lily Allen, Neko Case… Weekend Reads


In the week of Eurovision, some words were written. Some were about Eurovision. Some were not about Eurovision, because other things and people exist. People...

Japanese Breakfast, Snail Mail, Ólafur Arnalds… This Week In Gigs


Japanese Breakfast is the name of the current project of Oregon-based musician Michelle Zauner. She released her second album, the aptly named Soft Sounds From...

Jon Hopkins, Beach House, Belly, Grouper… Weekend Reads


This week’s trawl round the interwebs in search of in-depth music features brings you a selection resplendent with Jon Hopkins, Belly, Beach House, Eleanor Friedberger,...

Anna Burch, Jon Hopkins, Max Richter… This Week In Gigs


Anna Burch has spent the best part of the last decade as part of Frontier Ruckus and more recently with Failed Flowers, and released her...

Alice Glass, Avicii, Madonna, Ezra Furman… Weekend Reads


This week’s selection of in depth music features from around the internet features words on Alice Glass, Avicii, Madonna, Novelist, Sons Of Kemet, Half Waif,...

Angel Olsen, Kamasi Washington, Yo La Tengo… This Week In Gigs


This week starts with a pair of shows by Angel Olsen at Union Chapel. Her reputation has really soared over recent years on the back...

Anna Meredith, Natalie Prass, A Hawk And A Hacksaw… This Week In Gigs


Since the release of debut album Varmints back in 2016 Anna Meredith has established herself as an in-demand artist who can cross musical genres and...

Lump, Simian Mobile Disco, Manic Street Preachers… Weekend Reads


This week’s in depth music features round-up features Laura Marling‘s new project LUMP, Manic Street Preachers, Stefflon Don, Machine Woman, Jenny Wilson, Simian Mobile Disco...

Interview: Sting & Shaggy – “It was very much an accident”


There can only be one question to begin this interview – and it is just one word. Why? Why would Sting and Shaggy hook up...

Preview: Record Store Day 2018


Start unfurling tote bags, ticking off lists and layering yourself up: Record Store Day, this year taking place on 21 April, is nearly upon us...

Interview: The National’s Bryce Dessner on composing, collaborations and minimali...


Bryce Dessner is in town – the Southbank Centre in London, to be more precise. Seizing the opportunity while his colleagues in The National are...

Goat Girl, Amen Dunes, Jack White, Hinds… Weekend Reads


This week’s selection of in-depth music features from across the internets features Goat Girl, Hinds, Amen Dunes, Jack White, The National’s Bryce Dessner, Diamanda Galás,...

Dua Lipa, Shame, Joan As Police Woman… This Week In Gigs


With two BRIT awards under her arm, a collaboration with Calvin Harris in the bag and on an increasingly steep popularity trajectory, it seems only...

Interview: Erland Cooper on Orcadian ornithology and solo sounds


Erland Cooper is daydreaming. We are sat in his North London studio at the end of a hard day’s rehearsing and recording, nursing a peppermint...

Alela Diane, Gwenno, Arcade Fire… This Week In Gigs


One of our favourite albums of the year so far has been Cusp by Alela Diane. It’s arguably her strongest collection of songs to date...

Years & Years, Pulp, Kali Uchis, Arcade Fire… Weekend Reads


Herewith, a bumper crop of music features from around the web, this week featuring Kali Uchis, Daphne & Celeste, Neil Young, Years & Years, Pulp,...

Spotlight: John Howard – Incidents Crowded With Life


musicOMH has been publishing articles about John Howard‘s music since he picked up where he’d left off with his debut album, 30 years after its...

Eleanor Friedberger, Sunflower Bean, Panda Bear… This Week In Gigs


This week’s gigs in London may not include as many big name, high-profile shows as in recent weeks but there’s still a lot happening.  We’re...