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Pip Williams

Pip Williams

Pip Williams is a UK-based writer and editor who focuses on pop music, pop culture, and queerness' intersections with the two. Following a three year stint as Pop Editor at UK music blog The Line of Best Fit, they are currently taking some time away from music writing to focus on their day job as a veterinary surgeon (though would drop everything to interview Kesha or Florence Welch). They currently live in Manchester with their two cats and numerous plants.

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Cavegreen's Vita Lucida's only problem is being over too soon

Review by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 24 March 2017

Vita Lucida is the debut album from Washington-based duo Cavegreen, and comes following 2015's Journey of Return EP. The band is composed of Eleanor Murray ...

Elder Island: Track By Track: Elder Island on their Seeds In Sand EP

Interview by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 8 December 2016

Elder Island discuss the varied influences on their Seeds In Sand EP, including a much-missed feline friend and acid house vibes in their live show. ...

Foals' Yannis Philippakis on What Went Down

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 28 August 2015

Foals aren't the kind of guys to mess around. It was a matter of days between the fuss-free announcement of fourth studio album What Went ...

Foxes on All I Need

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 29 February 2016

When you hear the word Foxes, what do you think of first? The cute and cuddly urban mammal? Or the similarly cute and cuddly Louisa ...

JoJo is seeking serenity

Interview by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 20 February 2017

Pop heavyweight JoJo reveals to Pip Williams some of the stories behind her third album Mad Love.  Covering everything from Wiz Khalifa to the serenity prayer ...

Cher Lloyd is bigger than the bullshit

Interview by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 4 May 2020

Cher Lloyd cannot think of anything worse than taking up breadmaking in lockdown. ...

MUNA's About U—an unflinching and unapologetic record of the lives of queer women the world over

Review by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 6 February 2017

It's hard to review an album when your words just don't feel big enough. ...

Linnea Olsson: Track By Track: Pop cellist Linnea Olsson on For Show

Interview by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 23 February 2017

Linnea Olsson shares her own thoughts on every track of her new EP For Show, including the home-made stop-motion videos that accompany them. Overwhelmingly inspired ...

One Direction's Harry Styles and Niall Horan On Their New Album, Made In The A.M.

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 18 October 2015

IT'S BEEN A wild year for One Direction. Five years down the line from their original formation as one of Simon Cowell's amalgamations of solo ...

Panic! at the Disco: Brendon Urie on his new album, Death of a Bachelor

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 22 February 2016

Hot on the heels of his new album release, we had a chat with Brendon Urie of Panic! at the Disco. Now we've had a ...

PWR BTTM: Rock BTTM: Why PWR BTTM Were Dropped So Fast

Comment by Pip Williams, Hiskind, 16 May 2017

Content warning: assault This Friday, rising queer punk duo PWR BTTM released their sophomore album, Pageant. What looked set to be a celebration of non-conformity and ...

Vince Staples: Summertime '06

Interview by Pip Williams, Coup De Main, 22 December 2015

We are beyond fascinated by California rapper Vince Staples, who is scheduled to bring his critically acclaimed debut album Summertime '06 to New Zealand for ...

Sylvan Esso: “We’re a goddamn electronic band!”: Sylvan Esso on new album What Now

Interview by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 28 April 2017

North Carolina electronic duo Sylvan Esso open up to Pip Williams about their sophomore record What Now, and plenty more besides. Ahead of today’s release, Amelia ...

Vaults on "the Ocado delivery" and upcoming album Caught In Still Life

Interview by Pip Williams, Line of Best Fit, The, 30 November 2016

Electro-pop three-piece Vaults chat to us after shouldering the weight of soundtracking this year's John Lewis Christmas advert, one of 2016's most hotly anticipated releases. ...

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