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Anna Meredith, MNEK, SOPHIE, BODEGA …Weekend Reads

Anna Meredith

Anna Meredith

This week’s round-up of in depth music interviews features articles on Anna Meredith, BODEGA, Novelist, Pussy Riot, SOPHIE, Years & Years, Nina Kraviz, MNEK, Black Honey, Lucrecia Dalt, Charli XCX, Interpol and The Killers.


Observer: Anna Meredith: ‘Is it classical, is it pop? I don’t really think about it that way’ (Fiona Maddocks)

Paper: SOPHIE’s Whole New World (Justin Moran)

Clash: Pop’s Vital New Voices Are Queering The Mainstream (Megan Wallace)

Crack: Pussy Riot are just getting started (Leah Mandel)

Noisey: Women Artists Deserve Music Documentaries That Focus on Their Work (Tshepo Mokoena)

DIY: In Full Colour: MNEK (Will Richards)

The Skinny: BODEGA on debut album Endless Scroll (Nadia Younes)

NME: BODEGA are the bolshy art-punks bringing sexy back (Tom Connick)

Paper: Olly Alexander Is Done Being Repressed (Jacob Brown)

Guardian: Techno titan Nina Kraviz: ‘People were suspicious of a pretty woman making music’ (Kate Hutchison)

Evening Standard: Novelist interview: ‘I must speak the truth, I’ll die for it’ (Jimi Famurewa)

FT: Neoclassical superstars: leaders of a gentle revolution (Michael Hann)

Guardian: Misery of the mega-gig: can a huge show ever be a huge success? (Michael Hann)

DIY: Daydream Believers: Black Honey (Lisa Wright)

Resident Advisor: Lucrecia Dalt: Atmospheres touch (Maya-Roisin Slater)

Observer: Charli XCX: ‘Every single thing is work for me. Everything is music’ (Tom Lamont)

Independent: Interpol explore the inner Marauder on their upcoming album – interview (Roisin O’Connor)

Gigwise: The Killers talk new recordings, their first US number one + terrible Trump policy (Steven Kline)

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More on Anna Meredith
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Anna Meredith, MNEK, SOPHIE, BODEGA …Weekend Reads
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