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Tastemaker tips for 2017

We asked some of the UK’s leading musical minds to tell us who they think is going to succeed in 2017. Stay ahead of the curve and have a tug into selections including Rhain, Dave and Metrik...

30 seconds interview: Katie Coleman

Darlington born Katie Coleman is only in her early twenties but sounds like a big pop star, such is the polish of her pristine productions. We get to know a star in the ascendance…

In session: Jalen N’Gonda

Soul ace Jalen N’Gonda has travelled far from his Maryland home to Liverpool, bringing honeyed vocals and winsome blues with him. Watch him perform instant classic Why I Try...

Playlist: Lulu James

Welcome to our new playlist, compiled by 21st century soul star Lulu James. Listen to her selections ranging from Solange to Ladysmith Black Mambazo…

Interview: Oscar #worldpeace

Tottenham’s Oscar #Worldpeace is doing his bit to put his postcode on the map with latest killer Tate Modern showing off an inspired grime style… we get to know an incendiary new talent…