MUSIC: ARXX are back with a feisty new single

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The Brighton-based duo are back with a gritty tune, all about getting what you want BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY JESSIE MORGAN We’ve been huge ARXX fans here at DIVA since the release of last year’s Call Me Crazy – a pop-soaked anthem with a powerful message – and we’ve been waiting eagerly for new [….]

Adult Mom: New album Driver takes a look at the harsh reality of coming-of-age

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“I am usually clinging to urgency, but this time around we focused on being intentional” BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGE BY DANIEL DORSA Following the wonderful glimpse into the world of Adult Mom that 2017’s Soft Spots brought us, Driver is their brand new offering – a third album which dives even deeper.  Years in the making [….]

MUSIC: Get to know Naz & Ella

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Meet the alt-folk musical duo with a powerful message BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS, IMAGES BY POPPY MARRIOTT Hailing from north London, Naz and Ella are taking the folk music scene by storm. Not only do they combine stunning harmonies that create a unique sound, they use their lyrics to sing about socio-political issues that are having [….]

MUSIC: Runrummer drops new EP, Unconscious Meanings

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The east London based singer, songwriter and producer is back with her second EP BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS We’ve been huge Runrummer fans since she hopped onto our radar last year with stunning performances for BBC Radio One’s Big Weekend and DIVA Pride. It’s been a long wait for the follow up to her first EP [….]

MUSIC: Amber Jay releases her genre-bending debut EP

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Never Too Far From A Dark Thought is the futuristic EP of your dreams BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS After the release of her sci-fi single Pencilled Brims earlier on this year, we’ve had our ears peeled waiting for the debut EP from Amber Jay. The wait is over! Today, the Liverpool based bedroom-pop artist releases her [….]

MUSIC: El Conchitas drops fourth studio album, JAYA

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After struggling with lockdown, El Conchitas is back and better than ever BY SOPHIE GRIFFITHS One of London’s best known female DJ’s, producers and broadcasters, El Conchitas is back with her fourth studio album – and this time she’s not holding back.  After struggling personally during lockdown and suffering from an emotional downfall, El knew [….]

MUSIC: The evolution of Lucy Spraggan

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In her most intimate DIVA interview yet, the singer songwriter opens up about getting sober and feeling sexy  BY CARRIE LYELL “This girl just came in, sat directly behind me, opened up her iPad and had some kind of group Zoom meeting with no headphones!” Lucy Spraggan is incredulous, calling me from a Starbucks near [….]