Interviews

Interview: Dan Bettridge

‘Learning to two-step and doing the Texas sway’: the Welsh singer-songwriter spills the beans on his favourite SXSW moments...

Interview: Nina Nesbitt

The triple threat singer, songwriter and producer on her new sound, why her music is clicking with American audiences right now and her top tip for surviving SXSW…

Interview: Awate

'You can still rap your way backstage if you've worked on your craft' - Camden rapper Awate on making it in UK hip-hop...

Interview: Olivia Rose

'Always work out an agreement before shooting that you are both happy with' - the award-winning This Is Grime photographer offers her advice...

Interview: Ruth Barrett

'If you haven't cracked the basic idea in 20 minutes, then you're going down the wrong path - The Durrells, Victoria and Collateral composer gives her advice for TV and film scoring...

Interview: Lady Sanity

'Rap is a release for the youth' - the Birmingham rapper and wordsmith chats the rise of UK hip hop, plus her advice to new artists...

Interview: Ms Banks

'I feel like our music is getting way better; we’re living true, empowering each other to go on to even greater things' - the Nicki Minaj-approved rapper chats women in music and more...

Interview: Deborah Pritchard

The British Composer Award winner on how synaesthesia impacts her work and her advice to composers wanting to develop their visuals...

Interview: Chiedu Oraka

'All I want to see is stronger northern representation in UK black music and I need to be one of the figureheads of that movement' - the Hull rapper on the UK rap scene...

Interview: Luxury Death

'I never want the "band" label to limit our freedom' - Ben from Luxury Death on blurring the boundaries between music and art...