‘It's like the taste of grilled cheese on a Sunday afternoon in the Czech Republic,’ is how Ida Vallens describes the music she makes.
‘We want to reveal multiple fractured histories, to expose the broken fictions that supposedly pure nationalist traditions are founded on,’ say ‘broken folk’ architects Lunatraktors.
‘Why shouldn’t there be further education options for people that want to make a living out of the music that they love?’: ShaoDow on the UK’s first ever rap and MC degree.
‘We've directly watched political issues affect people we know and love and change our world. It's really hard to ignore that': Cultdreams on reflect on how the outside world affected their latest record.
'Listening to what’s being made in Tanzania and getting in touch with my roots has been so influential': Tiggs Da Author on the free-flowing sounds that have shaped him...
‘I always think why not just document it and move on, rather than getting hung up or obsessed with the perfect song or composition. It doesn’t exist,’ says Alexander Tucker.
Andy McCrorie-Shand, the Teletubbies theme tune creator, shares his tips and tricks for excelling in the psychedelic world of kids' TV music...
‘Too many modern records are a result of art made by committee and lacks a vibrancy we wanted to capture,’ says Saint Agnes’ Jon James Tufnell.
'Albums give you a level of freedom you don't have on a film': lauded screen composer Thomas Farnon on the art of making long players, including his latest, Solace...
‘Being a part of the DIY scene has been so important in feeling connected to other artists and such a lovely way to meet great people from all over the place,’ says Faye Roger of Rosehip Teahouse.