Louis Dunford: The Popham EP review

An artist to whom storytelling is second nature, Louis Dunford is one of the finest talents around, and he doesn’t hold back when it comes to his brutally honest and heartfelt lyrics born out of political frustration and stories he’s collected of his beloved North London.

My Generation is the opening track, and it's filled to the brim with jangling acoustic guitar and themes of life of the North London working-class. “God only knows what we're trying for, God only knows what we're dying for” of

Disabled musicians left in limbo amid Omicron fear

During the month of December losses across the live music, sector hit a staggering £2 million with the main cause of cancellations being that touring parties tested positive for Covid-19. Additionally, sales figures across the industry declined to just 23.6% according to the leading grassroots music charity Music Venue Trust. In just one week (6-13 December), ticket holders who did not show up due to fear of omicron resulted in £859,386 of lost revenue across the sector.

Shape Arts premiere STIMMING R&D

The disability-led organisation is showcasing disabled artists and pushing boundaries in accessibility and visual art.

A new virtual space was launched by Shape Arts this week, in partnership with movement artist Susanna Dye.

Working with photographer Manon Ouimet, alongside Danni Spooner and Aby Watson, Susana Dye’s STIMMING R&D exists to show the neurodivergent experience in a positive light and continue the important conversation around what we can learn from neurodivergent individuals. Usi

CDC director Rochelle Walensky sparks viral hashtag after Omicron death comments

The US Centre for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr Rochelle Walansky has come under fire due to comments she made on Good Morning America telling the presenters "The overwhelming number of deaths, over 75 per cent [in the US], occurred in people who had at least four comorbidities," she then goes on to say, "So really these are people who were unwell, to begin with, and yes, really encouraging news in the context of Omicron."

Dr Walansky’s comments have sparked the viral hashtag #MyDi