Toronto-hailed singer-songwriter JP Saxe unpacks inspirations, dream collaborations and his brand new EP.
WONDERLAND SESSIONS: Tawiah performs ‘Open Your Eyes’
BRIT School alumni Tawiah and her soulful voice has impressed everyone from Erykah Badhu to Mark Ronson. For Wonderland Sessions, she performs ‘Open Your Eyes’, a spellbinding acoustic version of a track from her upcoming mixtape FREEdom Drop.
SKY FERREIRA: Interview plus 'Everything Is Embarrassing (Unicorn Kid remix)'
LA lovely Sky Ferreira is in London to play a host of gigs so Wonderland talked to her about changing direction, crying at Fiona Apple concerts and being the face of Saint Laurent Paris. Plus, a Unicorn Kid remix of ‘Everything Is Embarrassing’.
A*M*E: Sugar sugar
Pop princess and BBC Sound of 2013 starlet A*M*E (pron. Amy) is causing a ruckus with her 80s-encrusted, uber-catchy earworm pop. The teen gets her game on with Wonderland and pays tribute to her aural obsession, K-pop.
WONDERLAND SESSIONS: Kyla La Grange
In a new installment of Wonderland Sessions, our new acoustic video series, gothic-folk popstress Kyla La Grange takes us branch-picking with her band, tells us about her Major Lazer crush and sings Heavy Stone for us.
COLD SPECKS: Doom soul, faith and Mob Wives
how to repair credit score Cold Specks is Canadian singer/songwriter Al Spx, who’s been blessed with vocals tinged with old South vibes, melting into music infused with the influence of Tom Waits and Bill Callahan. Wonderland caught up with Al to chat about the music she once called doom soul.
PERFUME GENIUS: Porn, addiction and Edward Scissorhands
Perfume Genius specialises in stark, eerily intimate confessionals – no wonder his next London gig’s in a church. We sit down to talk to him about addiction, childhood and porn – plus we’re giving away a pair of tickets to his Union Chapel gig, a signed album and Perfume Genius merchandise.
LIANNE LA HAVAS: Is Your Love Big Enough?
Hailed by one American critic as having “the most striking voice since Adele,” Lianne La Havas releases her debut Is Your Love Big Enough? today. Wonderland snaps some exclusive pics of the budding star and asks if expectations have been getting the better of her.
For most people, experimental Montreal multi-instrumentalist d’Eon is best known for his collaborative effort with fellow Canadian electro-dance artist Grimes on 2011’s split EP, Darkbloom. After releasing two notable mixtapes this year, his debut album LP offers those curious a proper introduction to his world. Wonderland spoke with the artist – first name Chris d’Eon […]
Matthew Dear – BEAMS
Matthew Dear embodies the true essence of what electronic music was originally about. With influences ranging from Brian Eno or David Bowie, Dear is far from just a techno producer. From his much lauded debut album, 2003’s Leave Luck To Heaven, on Ghostly International through to breakout LPs Asa Breedand 2010’s Black City, the Texas-born […]
FLASHBACK FRIDAY: Sky Ferreira interview, April/May 2011
Young, talented, unflinchingly upfront, Sky Ferreira has never been a pop starlet to mince her words, even if she’s had to admit a few youthful indiscretions. But now, as she gears up to release her EP As If! she’s keen to set a few things straight.
James Dean lookalike Mike Hadreas (AKA Perfume Genius) was shot for Wonderland by photographer Patrick Sher, a photographer-filmmaker who cut his teeth working with the likes of Terry Richardson and Mario Sorrenti. With fashion by Bruce Pask, men’s fashion director for T Magazine, it’s all a very nostalgic affair, emphasized by a cut from Hadreas’s […]