Features

Interview: Nile Rodgers

Legendary songwriter Nile Rodgers is as in-demand as ever, judging by his recent collabs with Laura Mvula and Anderson .Paak. We get the skinny on his latest musical hook-ups...

Interview: Flamingods

‘We’re trying to move things forward and test out new musical landscapes’ - Flamingods on new music and being the buzz band of The Great Escape 2017…

Interview: John Smith

‘Songwriting is a muscle you have to exercise’ - folk singer, guitarist and Lianne La Havas musician John Smith gives us the skinny on his latest record, Headlong…

Interview: Goldie

D 'n' B legend Goldie on how political unrest and global turmoil are helping fuel the new breed of sonic innovators and why songwriters bring ‘soul’ to the 'industry machine'...

Interview: Laura Mvula

‘Skepta, Michael Kiwanuka… there’s a revolution going on here!’ says Laura Mvula as she joins the two of them in picking up an Ivor Novello Award...

Interview: Skepta

‘When I make music, it’s for a purpose. I don’t just wanna dance and shake my jewels:’ Skepta gets deep backstage at The Ivors

Interview: Robert Vincent

We quiz Liverpudlian Americana artist Robert Vincent on his songwriting past, present and what the future has up its sleeve for him and his music…

Interview: Courtney Pine

Jazz giant Courtney Pine has been at the forefront of Britain’s burgeoning scene for 30 years. We get his take on the new acts coming up and how digital is transforming the business...

Interview: Luke Sital-Singh

‘Being able to make the best out of everything you can in this industry is what it’s all about’ - singer songwriter Luke Sital-Singh on his second record and using songs to push beyond music industry hype…