How to … make the most of your studio session

Producer du jour Dan Carey gives us his top tips on making the most of the studio experience…

Interview: Mandy Parnell

Bjork and Herbert producer Mandy Parnell give us her tips on how to succeed in the studio…

Interview: Rob Da Bank

Bestival’s head honcho Rob Da Bank spills the beans on his love for music and the great outdoors…

Interview: Lapalux

With 2nd LP Lustmore about to drop, we quiz Brainfeeder’s Lapalux on how he developed his love for the weird…

Interview: Richard Russell

‘I’ve always felt lucky to do what I do’ - XL’s Richard Russell on his career, musical passions and Jai Paul…

FEATURED

  • Hector Bizerk

    Featured artist: Hector Bizerk

    Drummer Audrey Tait and Scottish battle rap champ Louie Boy have a unique take on hip-hop, balancing fluid social literacy with intense rhythms that skip from swinging jazz to live techno without missing a beat.

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  • God Damn

    30 seconds interview: God Damn

    Two piece God Damn make music as punchy as their name, a double jab to the ear of visceral, heavy rock. Get your ears ready for the pummelling racket of their debut LP Vultures…

WATCH

  • The Sundowners

    In session: The Sundowners

    The Sundowners’ sunshine folk-rock is cut from the same cloth as Buffalo Springfield or The Byrds, echoing the warm timbre of Laurel Canyon circa 1969. Watch them perform an acoustic session for us...

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  • Dot Levine, UK Music

    Playlist: Dorothy Levine

    Dorothy Levine is head of campaigns and communications at UK Music. Here, she reveals the songs that are tickling her ears at the moment... from The Barr Brothers and Hozier to SOAK and All We Are...

Creators

  • geoffpescheweb

    Mastering and Abbey Road Studios

    We visited Abbey Road’s studio guru Geoff Pesche to find out why mastering is a crucial stage in the recording process…
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    M launches Studio Week

    This week we’re celebrating the power of the studio and the role of the producer with a whole host of video interviews and how to guides…
  • jessescoullarweb

    How to… engage with fans online

    Digital expert Jessie Scoullar reveals her top tips for engaging with direct-to-fan websites, building fan relationships and winning their support online. Get her insider knowledge on maintaining your fan mailing list, selling merch and getting your website right.
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    Apply to BBC Introducing at Canadian jazz festival

    Jamie Cullum is to host a BBC Introducing Stage at the Montreal International Jazz Festival – apply now…

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