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‘To me everything is political, and if you say it’s not political that’s a privileged choice to not have to interact with politics,’ says East-London’s Poppy Ajudha.
‘The best musical projects are where the individuals involved are pulling each other in different directions, and challenging each other’s weak points or unconscious tendencies,’ says Solo Collective’s Sebastian Reynolds.
‘All of my work, in some way or another, is informed by the place in which it was recorded. The outside just seeps in,’ says acclaimed composer and sound-artist Richard Skelton.
‘Everybody coming to Glastonbury is ready for a good party, so the audience never disappoint.,’ says Ibibio Sound Machine’s lead vocalist Eno Williams.
‘It’s grown, its migrated, it’s viral… it’s gone from the underground to pop, and back to the underground. There’s no limit to music,’ says Inner City founding member Kevin Saunderson.
‘This place is magical. It’s such an honour to be here, I’m buzzing,’ says Tom Walker of playing Glastonbury Festival.