PlathoesCave Podcasts: Female Powerhouses

Groovy tunes and groovy people: weekly interviews with artists, creatives and funky people. This week, an interview with Luisa Gerstein, the creator of Deep Throat Choir (an all-female singing collective formed in 2013) along with a healthy serving of RNB/hip hop, reggae and disco to get you dancing. Brought to you by the ever-talented Giannina…

React to it at your Leisure: A Review of Daniel Romano’s Modern Pressure

Words by James Shakeshaft Art by Pearl Thompson Photos courtesy of New West Records In a world filled with fickle fads and a sometimes disposable popular culture, I find myself constantly seeking something that truly resonates with me. Which is why I was so elated to come across Canada’s Daniel Romano, one of our generations…

FIRST LOVE playlist

Playlist and words by Giannina Rodriguez Rico Art by Zia Larty-Healy The playlist I have compiled is an extension of one I created previously, carefully collected throughout my first serious relationship, and as I write them down I am left with the stinging sense of having once been loved. It is suffused with the gems that…

PLATHOES CAVE PRINT ISSUE VOL. 1: NOW AVAILABLE

If you’re part of our community, you’ll have heard us harping on about our first print issue by now. We recently held our launch party in London (featuring drag fortune telling, short films provided by Girls on Film  and performance by REV). For those who weren’t able to get hold of your own copy there, we’re selling…

AGP: New singles, a review and a chat

By Bella Spencer The summer is coming (despite the rain’s best attempts to dampen our spirits and our BBQs) which means it’s time to start tinkering away at those playlists to accompany your late night hangouts. Before you strain your brain thinking of the first track, look no further than the new singles from AGP….

Gabriella Cohen, Full Closure and No Details: An Album Review

Words and Interview by Bella Spencer From the first ‘Ah’ of Gabriella Cohen’s new album- Full Closure and No Details– you’re soothed by the rhythms and transfixed by the ‘who does that sound like?’ feeling. There are echoes of many artists throughout the 10 songs – from Courtney Barnett (Cohen also hails from the Pacific)…

Good Songs for Bad Days

It’s one of those days. The ‘milk’ you poured over your last Weetabix resembled the yoghurt that ran out last week. Your bus wasn’t late- it just never arrived. The 65 minute walk you were forced to endure left you exhausted, windswept and with two juicy blisters on your heels. You eventually arrive and realise that…

We were Live at Leeds.

Live at Leeds highlights On 30th April, Leeds city centre was transformed into a hub of pulsing soundsystems and guitar feedback coming from every one of your favourite venues. For one day and one day only, all indie kids of the north united, clad in an armour of skinny jeans and Doc Martens, to boldly…

In Conversation with Lola Coca: Savouring Silliness and Facing Fear

Lola Coca has been on the music scene for all of ten minutes, but she’s already managed to make an impact. With two recently released tracks and ‘Bad Girlfriend’ being voted hottest new music video by MTV, we’re getting a taste of her style – and it’s refreshing. In Lola Coca’s newly released track ‘GQ’,…