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Playlist: Tramlines Festival

Sheffield’s biggest annual shindig Tramlines returns next week with its heftiest line-up yet. Kate Hewett, the festival's head of programming, shares her pick of the line-up for our latest playlist...

Interview: Bossy Love

Amandah Wilkinson and John Baillie Jr are the musical masterminds behind Bossy Love, a Glasgow based pop-funk/lowdown-R&B double act. We learn more about their wayward new sound...

Featured artist: Bo Rocha

Bo Rocha is a new venture from former Mt.Wolf vocalist Kate Sproule, which tests the lines between dark electronics, alt-R&B and power-pop. One of 2016's biggest finds so far...

Interview: MiC Lowry

‘It’s important that we stay in Liverpool for as long as possible and make sure the music always comes from the city’ - young R&B act MiC Lowry on their Merseyside roots…

30 seconds interview: Kit Rice

BRIT school songwriter Kit Rice is one of the leading soul and UK garage vocalists and now arriving as a solo artist with his new Living Life EP…

Playlist: El Dorado Festival

Welcome to this week’s playlist, curated by boutique festival El Dorado. The event will see a mix of ace hip hop and future funk with Craig David and Kano on the bill...

30 seconds interview: Adian Coker

South London rapper Adian Coker has been getting hype in underground circles with his 21st century take on hip hop. We spend 30 seconds with him…

30 seconds interview: Courts

Essex five-piece Courts count everyone from Elton John to Beats One’s Julie Adenuga as fans and are set to rip up the festival season with their hip hop/guitar hybrid...