Glastonbury 2015: eight best bits

We're casting our creaky minds back to the best things we saw, smelt, tasted and heard at Britain’s biggest rave-up…

Interview: Stephen Bishop, Opal Tapes

Opal Tapes' boss Stephen Bishop discusses the growing trend for hardware kit and reveals what's next for the label...

Hands on hardware

Meet the circuit benders & aural evangelists stepping out from behind their laptops to embrace the new hardware boom...

Interview: Everything Everything

'Making our new album has been a fucking rollercoaster!' Everything Everything chat tour comedowns and Glastonbury gigs.

Interview: Luke Abbott

'For some people, the word "analogue" seems to equate directly to the idea of credibility, which it really doesn’t'...

FEATURED

  • Loyle Carner by Stew Capper

    Featured artist: Loyle Carner

    Twenty year old Loyle Carner was schooled in the art of grime by the likes of Ghetts, Skepta and Kano. Fresh from an ace slot at Glastonbury this weekend, and with a debut LP out soon, we're expecting big things from this south Londoner...

30 seconds

  • Seyr

    30 seconds interview: Seyr

    Ambient London duo Seyr make minimalist abstract noise with shades of Burial or Warp’s Mount Kimbie. We spend 30 seconds with a pair hell bent on soundtracking the ‘human condition’…

WATCH

  • Shields

    In session: Shields

    Newcastle five piece Shields wrap their synths around their guitars to brain melting effect. Watch a live version of their indie anthem in waiting Alive from this year’s Glastonbury...

LISTEN

  • Suzanne Bull MBE

    Playlist: Attitude is Everything

    This week's playlist is curated by Suzanne Bull MBE of Attitude is Everything, a charity committed to improving access for deaf and disabled music fans at live gigs. Check out her surprising selection...

Creators

Publishers

  • Manners McDade

    Manners McDade joins IMPEL

    Music publisher Manners McDade is the latest to announce it has joined IMPEL (Independent Music Publishers’ European Licensing).
  • Joel Cadbury

    Sync Review: Music Sales and Joel Cadbury

    For its latest TV campaign, the Co-Operative Bank worked with a community in Tanzania. Joel Cadbury’s River Kalimba Eclipse was written as the film edit was in full flow. Here, Music Sales’ Creative Lucy Bright talks us through the process.
  • Manners McDade

    Manners McDade sign deal with Houndstooth

    Manners McDade have signed an international deal with Fabric Publishing to administer their Houndstooth Label catalogue.
  • MNEK

    MNEK signs with Warner/Chappell

    MNEK, a Grammy nominated songwriter and collaborator with Madonna and Duke Dumont, has signed a global publishing deal with Warner/Chappell UK.