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Martin Phipps shares tips for screen composers

'Don’t get into it unless you like being part of someone else’s narrative. And don't just hang out with musicians, get to know the people who make films': the decorated screen composer imparts his wisdom.

Interview: Paul Smith

The indie hero and Maxïmo Park frontman chats musical longevity and lets us in on the making of his new album...

Interview: John Metcalfe

John Metcalfe is one of the UK's most sought after arrangers, regularly working with the likes of Max Richter and Coldplay. We delve into the making of his stunning new album.

Interview: David McGinnis, Mute Song

‘Everything we do is long term. We’re not building a company to sell. We’re not building a company for a public offering,’ Mute Song's David McGinnis on holding fast in 2018.

Interview: Vula Viel

Vula Viel are a genre-busting trio who have won over Iggy Pop and Gilles Peterson with their deep, grooved-out sounds. Get the skinny on the making of their ace new LP...

Interview: Kodaline

'When you know what these guys can do from their past successes, it's definitely on your mind' - Kodaline drummer Vinny May on teaming up with hitmaking talent for the band's new album.

Interview: Colleen Murphy

‘Fans are looking for a more authentic, analogue experience’ - Classic Album Sundays founder and renowned DJ, Colleen Murphy, on why the album format persists.

Platinum status: the album at 70

As the album celebrates its 70th anniversary, what lies ahead for the format in a universe dominated by digital? Some leading lights across the industry share their thoughts...