I waxed lyrical about it myself for DIY, but other insightful examples can be found by Ellie Desborough at The Line Of Best Fit, Robin Murray at Clash, and Ross Jones at So Young. In short, this style of feature is one that explores an emerging scene or common ideal between a group of new artists. Maybe they’re reviving a certain instrument, or come from a similar geography. Perhaps they’re experiencing success on a particular platform – tiktok, for instance, has been instrumental in a lot of young artists’ success, and there have been a slew of great features recently exploring what it takes to do well on the platform. As Coronavirus confined us all to our homes, I took stock of the Bedroom Pop movement for The Forty-Five, considering how at-home music making might become ‘the new normal’.
Sometimes, it’s just the latter, which is totally fine – some … Read More