New York’s Habibi hypnotise on ‘Come My Habibi’ and give us the lowdown on their hot sauce-fuelled second album

The garage-rock group are set to release ‘Anywhere But Here’ next year

Habibi interview 2019
Habibi

Way back in 2014, Habibi (Farsi for “my love”) introduced themselves as one of New York’s most exciting bands. On their self-titled debut album, they meshed bright psych flashes with ‘60s girl-group pop, Middle Eastern musical traditions and more, all while spooling out reflective, personal stories. Read more: Let New York newcomers The Muckers take you […]

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Easy Life – On the road with the carnage-creating Leicester gang: “It’s like we’re in Metallica!”

Easy Life are the genre-bending Leicester band who make jazz-tinged R&B you can mosh to. In the midst of their biggest UK tour to date, Thomas Smith finds a band on the cusp of something truly special. Photos: Vzavz

Here’s a list of things that go flying through the air at Easy Life gigs: flower crowns from fans, actual lemons (a reference to their song ‘Nightmares’), confetti from a fucking massive pair of cannons, and their lead singer, Murray Matravers. Every night on their recent UK tour, the singer has been Instagrammed and Snapchatted […]

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