Interview: Maz O’Connor

‘There’s been so much change and we’ve won so many rights but we don’t know that’ - folk singer songwriter Maz O’Connor on the power of the protest song…

Mercury Prize: this year’s glaring omissions

Gemma Samways, editor of 7digital, wonders where grime figures in this year's Mercury Prize shortlist...

Interview: Mike Flynn

Mercury Prize judge and deputy editor of Jazzwise Mike Flynn lets us behind the scenes of the award to find out how the winner is crowned...

Interview: C Duncan

'I went to the Royal Conservatoire to study classical composition and left writing pop music' says Mercury Prize hopeful

Interview: Nitin Sawhney

‘I do feel darker about things now’: Mercury Prize nominated Nitin Sawhney on his new record Dystopian Dreams and giving up on government…


  • Mura Masa

    Featured artist: Mura Masa

    Mura Masa is 19-year-old songwriter/producer Alex Crossan, an R&B raconteur who sounds like Cashmere Cat having an emotional moment with James Blake. Expect big things in 2016.

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  • The Twilight Sad

    30 seconds interview: The Twilight Sad

    Veering from intensity to euphoria Scottish post-punkers the Twilight Sad are a four piece use their guitars to make a wonderful noise. Signed to Fat Cat Records, the band have just been cherry picked as support for the Cure’s 2016 tour…


  • Bill Ryder Jones

    In session: Bill Ryder Jones

    Former Coral guitarist, now turned solo star Bill Ryder Jones is blossoming into brilliance on latest LP West Kirby Country Primary. Watch our new session with Bill and his band, an ace version of new fave Two to Birkenhead…


  • Mercury Prize

    Playlist: Mercury Prize 2015

    Our latest playlist celebrates all the Mercury Prize 2015 shortlisted albums. Tune in for a diverse selection of sonic treats from artists at the height of their creative powers...