Interview: You Me At Six

Rockers You Me at Six have gone from small stages to headlining Wembley. They tell us how the UK’s grassroots venues helped them do it…

Interview: Frank Turner

Independent Venue Week (IVW) ambassador Frank Turner talks all things live music ahead of the IVW launch...

Interview: Paul Smith

Maximo Park's Paul Smith spills the beans on Frozen by Sight - his innovative collaboration with Peter Brewis.

M presents … Prinzhorn Dance School

The post-punk duo will make a rare live performance at our gig celebrating Independent Venue Week. Get your free tickets

Interview: Lonelady

'Catchy' isn't a dirty word to me - Manchester’s Lonelady tells us how she’s updating post punk for the 21st century…


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    Featured artist: Andrew Ashong

    Singer songwriter Andrew Ashong adds his unique thrift-shop record-collecting influences to the classic, fail-safe groove of authentic R&B - with impressive results. Think Bill Withers meets Homelife...

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    30 seconds interview: My Pleasure

    My Pleasure is an experimental pop solo project born and bred in Hull, the new City of Culture. Tune in for a weird and wonderful blend of sounds, akin to Whitey or LCD Soundsystem.


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    Interview: SOAK

    SOAK is the alter-ego of 18-year-old Bridie Monds-Watson, a mercurial songwriting talent from Derry who’s already managed to make a huge splash far beyond her local borders. Find out more...


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    Playlist: Rhythm Section

    Welcome to this week's playlist curated by Rhythm Section and the Boiler Room’s Bradley Zero. His club and label of the same name enjoy an anything goes music policy - dig in for cuts from Baba Stiltz and Yung Lean.


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    BBC Proms launches competition for new composers

    Calling all young composers - apply for the BBC Proms Inspire Young Composers’ competition and win a BBC Proms performance and commission.
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    Interview: David Abrahams, ISM

    David Abrahams, head of legal at the Incorporated Society of Musicians (ISM), gives his take on the current opportunities and challenges out there for new and established composers.
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    Interview: Adam Cooper, Sound and Music

    ‘Composers are often asked to undertake high profile work for free with prestigious companies because the firm in question argues it has no budget for music. What do you do in that situation?’ Adam Cooper, Sound and Music’s head of development, tackles some of your biggest questions...
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    Nest Collective partners with Help Musicians UK on live gigs

    The Nest Collective is partnering with music charity Help Musicians UK to help folk music artists make the next step in their careers with a series of live events.