Interviews

Interview: Lionel Richie

The ultimate hitmaker on the moment he knew music for him, why he thinks singing ‘I love you’ will never go out of fashion and how Glastonbury became so important to him...

Interview: Tawiah

'As artists, we’re constantly growing and evolving, so it’s really important to let go of things': the rising RnB ace and BRIT School alumni on overcoming imposter syndrome...

Sound Effect – Bengi Unsal

For this week's playlist, Southbank Centre's senior programmer of contemporary Music Bengi Unsal lets us in on the songs that have soundtracked her life so far...

Video interview: Lionel Richie

‘Put a helmet on and come on in here': pop legend Lionel Richie dishes out some top drawer advice for upcoming artists and songwriters...

Interview: Benin City

Genre-benders Benin City give us the skinny on their ace new LP Last Night, an intimate love letter to early-hours London penned by three people immersed in its grainy intricacies...

Interview: Dave and Fraser T Smith

‘I would say I’m mildly political, but I think I was feeling spicy when I wrote Question Time!’ rapper Dave on how he and Fraser T Smith penned their Ivor Novello Award-winning track.

Interview: Sean Shibe

Uncompromising new classical force Sean Shibe on his creative vision and how global politics and everyday violence are changing the way he tackles his craft...