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Elisa Bray

Elisa Bray is The Independent's Rock & Pop Editor

14 best organic baby gifts

When it comes to babies, organic is ideal for its softest cotton clothing, chemical free fabrics and the purest, natural toiletries. Here we present the best gifts to take care of babies’ sensitive skin.

Mercury rises for Metronomy

Frontman Joseph Mount had much humbler expectations than a top 10 album, festival headline slots and sold-out gigs at major venues

The Week in Music: Sofar so good for the gig-goers who enjoy the sound

If people chatting throughout gigs is, for you, a constant source of irritation, sign up to Sofar Sounds. Back in 2010, three friends frustrated with the London live scene decided to reinvent it and launched a movement of secret gigs in front rooms. It has since spread to New York, and now Edinburgh.

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