NO ENCORE #129 | Our Concerns Are Global

It’s the last NO ENCORE before the festival hiatus is shattered and there’s a superstar guest on board in the form of the quite excellent Saint Sister.

Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty release their long-awaited debut album on October 5, with a headline show in the Olympia Theatre the following week. Don’t miss out.

ACT ONE: A busy preamble.

ACT TWO: Saint Sister in conversation.

ACT THREE: MTV VMAs, Nicki Minaj defending her honour, Lana Del Rey in political hot water and a trio of strange tales; it’s the news.

ACT FOUR: Ariana Grande is back and poised to make a major statement with Sweetener. Does she?

ACT FIVE: Songs of the Week ft. Disclosure, Soft Cell, Lost Under Heaven, Wild Nothing and We Were Promised Jetpacks.

EXIT MUSIC: Saint Sister – ‘Twin Peaks’