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Horizon Festival 2017 review

The festival isn’t sold-out and could do with a few more punters to fill the venues. But the ones who are here seem happy enough

Aquilo interview: heartbreak, hygge and why two is the magic number

Duos who make ambient, melancholic indie pop are undoubtedly having a bit of a moment. From Beach House to Louis the Child, through Oh Wonder and Honne, artists seeking a particular sound seem to think that two is, in fact, the magic number. With Aquilo - aka Tom Higham and Ben Fletcher, a pair of songwriters from the town of Silverdale in Lancashire - the bromance is strong, and they’re looking to put a distinctive stamp on what is threatening to become an overly saturated market. 

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