Interviews

Interview: Jordan Rakei

As he prepares to drop his ace new LP, Origin, Antipodean songsmith Jordan Rakei chats about baring his soul, switching up his sound and digging spreadsheets in the studio...

Interview: Semiconductor

‘It’s about reaching new audiences and going to places that we wouldn’t normally be showing our work and Alex wouldn’t be playing her music,’ says Semiconductor’s Ruth Jarman of their collaborative project with Eartheater.

Interview: Neil Hannon

‘The older I get the less willing I am to listen to reason because, as various people told me, there is no economic reason to make a double album these days,’ says Neil Hannon, while pondering his forthcoming album, Office Politics.

Interview: Hackney Colliery Band

A decade in and the revolving brass collective Hackney Colliery Band are still tearing it up in British jazz. We get the skinny ahead of the release of their ace new LP, Collaborations: Volume One...

Interview: Dominic Murcott

‘The whole project emerged out of discovering a shared sense of artistic ambition and aesthetic appeal’ says composer Dominic Murcott of his bold new project The Harmonic Canon.

Interview: Jin Jin

‘It really made me open my eyes… as British songwriters, we’re really doing it now’ says Ivor Novello judge Jin Jin.

Interview: Ghetts

East London MC and artist Ghetts on the thinking behind Black Rose, his Ivor Novello Award-nominated track with Kojey Radical which helped spark discussion about how society treats black women...

Interview: Blaine Harrison, Mystery Jets

‘Our relationship to music is changing… and our relationship with songs is becoming more important than ever,’ says Mystery Jets songwriter and vocalist Blaine Harrison.