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    Featured artist: Sad City

    Gary Caruth, aka Sad City, creates featherweight electronica with ambient leanings. Like Brian Eno jamming with Boards of Canada, his music strikes the perfect balance between warmth and weirdness.

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    30 seconds interview: We Are Z

    Indie pop outfit We-Are-Z list Devo and XTC as key touch points for their jerky, anthemic music. Debut single Airbrush, about the dangers of plastic surgery, is a suitably wonky introduction…


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    Playlist: Tom Ravenscroft

    For this week’s playlist we pick the brains of radio DJ Tom Ravenscroft, a modern day musical anti-hero. We find out about the songs that have shaped his tastes and the acts he's backing in 2015…expect some real curveballs!


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    In session: Poppy Ackroyd

    Atmospheric composer Poppy Ackroyd creates her unique sound by harnessing the outer limits of piano and violin. We went along to her recent gig at the Union Chapel, Islington, to catch her in action...


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    Interview: Cowboy Rhythmbox

    A love for the Doctor Who theme, electronic body music and knackered synths are behind duo Cowboy Rhythmbox. We get to know them and their machines…
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    Interview: Simon Dobson

    Contemporary brass composer and conductor Simon Dobson tells us why UK brass banding needs to look to the future if it is to flourish.
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    Interview: Huxley

    Meet Huxley, a British dance producer who works somewhere between the worlds of house, techno and garage in his DJ sets, EP releases and now on debut LP proper Blurred.
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    Interview: Jacob Banks

    Young songwriter Jacob Banks is best known for his 21st century take on r’n’b and soul. We quiz him on working with Plan B and his forthcoming debut album…


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    How to be a great jazz musician

    To celebrate this year’s London Jazz Festival we asked many of the scene’s key players and influencers for their advice on how to make it as a jazz musician in 2014...
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    Join Shazam and Young Guns Network careers event

    The Young Guns Network has hooked up with Shazam and Livefi for its next careers and networking event aimed at young people wishing to break into the music industry. Apply for your free place now.
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    RPS Composition Prize now open

    The Royal Philharmonic Society’s (RPS) Composition Prize is now open to new composers hoping to win one of five prestigious commissions.
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    Gibraltar International Song Festival call for entries

    Calling all songwriters and composers – the Gibraltar International Song Festival is now accepting entries for the 2015 competition.


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