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Road to SXSW: Anna Meredith

Classical composer and electronic extraordinaire Anna Meredith is getting ready for her first ever jaunt to SXSW next week. She lets us in on how she masterminded the trip and what's in store...

Playlist: Cut & Splice Festival 2017

Wow! Distractfold Ensemble’s Linda, Sam and Mauricio have turned in quite possibly the most eclectic and out-there playlist we’ve hosted yet. Expect to be delighted and bewildered...

Playlist: Jazz Standard

Our playlist is from Jazz Standard’s Tina Edwards and features many of UK jazz’s new faces such as Moses Boyd and Sarathy Korwar ahead of their SXSW trips…

Interview: Dame Evelyn Glennie

Dame Evelyn Glennie is the world’s foremost solo percussionist and composer. Recently named King’s Cross Musician in Residence, we caught up with her to find out more about her plans for N1C…

Playlist: Muncie Girls

Our latest playlist is curated by Muncie Girls' Lande Hekt. Given the band's deep love of skittish riffs and piercing polemics, her picks are bang on the money...

In session: Graceland

M faves Graceland are a brand new band harnessing the vim and vigour of post-punk and grunge for their scuffed-up sounds. See them live in action at our recent showcase...

Playlist: Shake the Chains

Our latest playlist, from Shake the Chains musician Greg Russell, celebrates the power of the protest song - listen to Elvis Costello, The Impressions and The Specials.

Playlist: Tough Tits

We asked Newcastle punks Tough Tits to put together a playlist to mark the release of their new Anxious/No Know EP - listen to songs from Mika Miko, Dyke Drama and Patti Smith…

In session: Pictish Trail

Psych-loving, Eigg-dwelling far-out entertainer Johnny Lynch (aka Pictish Trail) has way more up his glittery sleeves than witty anecdotes and beautiful melodies. Don't miss him live in action...