Sophie Williams

Introducing… Declan McKenna, the viral guitar star with otherworldly ambitions

After scoring a global hit before he even left school, British guitarist Declan McKenna has long been earmarked for big things. Now, as he prepares to unleash his glam-focussed second LP Zeros on the world, we talk to the 21-year-old guitarist about Juniors, confidence and his love of esoteric effects pedals.

“I spent seven hours in the shop, so I think they hate me now!” Maya Delilah on loops, learning and being very picky about...

The London chill-pop guitarist talks Matons, Marshalls, sibling rivalry and her determination to smash guitar stereotypes.

The Wants on recording their debut album in a shipping container

Bodega bassist and guitarist Madison Velding-VanDam on why his new band The Wants are bringing big ideas and catchy hooks on their debut record, Container.

“I’d compare our guitar playing on the album to a very fast but friendly dog”: Kiwi Jr on debut album Football Money

Alvvays bassist Brian Murphy swaps four strings for six and teams up with Jeremy Gaudet to create high-energy Canadian power-pop.
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