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Preview: Record Store Day 2018

by musicOMH

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...

Anna von Hausswolff, Foals, Japan, Harry Styles… Weekend Reads


Herewith, this week’s hand-picked selection of in depth music features from around the web, featuring words on Anna von Hausswolff, Foals, Harry Styles, Let’s Eat...

This Music Made Me: Tom Rogerson


In December 2017, Tom Rogerson released his debut ‘solo’ album Finding Shore, a collaboration with legendary musician and producer Brian Eno. Released through Dead Oceans, home of Slowdive and Shame, the album...

Jarvis Cocker, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Piano Day… This Week In Gigs


This week is headed up by two small gigs featuring artists who have played far bigger venues in their careers. Jarvis Cocker is at the...

Sade, Kate Nash, Joan Baez, Suede …Weekend Reads


This week’s round-up of in depth, longform collections of words about music published elsewhere goes thus: * Crack: Why Sade’s silent legacy is more relevant...

Lily Allen, Fever Ray, Django Django… This Week In Gigs


We’re always excited when new venues open in the capital and this week sees a new space at the Printworks site in Rotherhithe host its...

Daphne & Celeste, Judas Priest, Manic Street Preachers… Weekend Reads


Already it’s week two of our new(ish) series of weekendy reads, with links to in depth music feature pieces out there on the interwebs which...

Shame, Creep Show, the NME… Weekend Reads


In this new series, each week we round up some of the music web’s best non-review reads and plonk them into one handy page, while...

Anna von Hausswolff, Turin Brakes, Sigrid… This Week In Gigs


London can always be a bit clashy when it comes to gigs, but this week seems to be even more so than usual. It’s in...

John Cale, The Hold Steady, Soccer Mommy… This Week In Gigs


It’s a week in London where most of the gigs of note seem to be backloaded towards the end of the week. The pick seems...

First Aid Kit, Ibeyi, Marlon Williams… This Week In Gigs


The pick of this week’s gigs in London has a decidedly sisterly, European theme to it. First Aid Kit (fronted by Swedish sisters Klara and...

Spotlight: Felt – A Decade In Music


“How we felt/Did you feel low?/Not at all…” – Television – Venus “Some things generate their rewards in second-hand ways” – Brian Eno, Los Angeles...

Nils Frahm, Kelela, Franz Ferdinand… This Week In Gigs


It’s all about the residencies in London this week as four of the capital’s key venues are taken over by in demand artists. German piano...