Urban

Featured artist: Afriquoi

Afriquoi blend sounds from sub-Saharan Africa with electronics to create an inclusive vibe that's built for swinging limbs. Don't miss their snaking melodies and brisk beats...

Apply to MOBO UnSung 2016

Calling all songwriters, producers and rappers - MOBO UnSung 2016 is open for applications to help inspire the next generation of urban musical talent.

Interview: Jamie Isaac

'If I sat down to write a song, I wouldn’t be able to do it,' Jamie Isaac on how he got round to making his hazy, ballad-heavy debut LP...

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…