The mastermind of JPNSGRLS discusses the different musical direction of his new project, a memorable birthday in Berlin, the influence of his tastemaker brother, and his advice for Ed Sheeran.
Moving on from garage rockers JPNSGRLS, Charlie Kerr delivers an impressive debut EP with his new combo. This cut is every bit as refreshing as its namesake, thanks to frisky guitars and catchy hooks. Fans of Tokyo Police Club should take note.
A strong lineup for Estonia Music Week in Toronto, the Francouvertes competition is well underway, and a special reissue from Serena Ryder. Also in our news roundup are Neil Young and Stephen Stills, The Good Brothers, M.I.A. at Hot Docs, Hotel Mira, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Elisapie, and a farewell to EDM star Avicii.