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Interview: Nainita Desai

'You never stop learning about music. The moment you stagnate musically, for is a very dangerous thing. Your creative growth is very important,' says award-winning media composer Nainita Desai.

Dido: Ever The Optimist

Twenty years after Dido’s debut became one of the best-selling albums in UK chart history, the singer-songwriter returns with her fifth record. She chats to Rhian Jones about two decades in the business…

Interview: [ K S R ]

‘I feel like every song that I’ve written comes from a really sensitive place, so I hope everyone embraces it and takes in the message,’ says Manchester-based soul singer [K S R].

Interview: The Stranglers

Originally known as the Guilford Stranglers, the punk-provocateurs responsible for hit’s like Golden Brown and No More Heroes, remain synonymous with the Surrey town.

Interview: Housewives

‘Technology has certainly opened up loads for us. By using this computer software, you can effectively use any instrument you could imagine, instead of just sitting down with a guitar, which gets pretty boring pretty quickly,’ says Housewives’ David Moran.

Interview: William the Conqueror

'I think we just poured that sense of disillusionment into the way we played.  I certainly felt like for the longest time that we were trying to prove something to people,' says William the Conqueror's Ruarri Joseph.

Interview: Kaleem Taylor

‘I don’t really need to think too much because I feel like I’m being me onstage, this is who I am, so it’s kind of easier in a sense. I’m not putting on something to be something I’m not’ says future-facing R&B artist Kaleem Taylor.

Interview: Amber Dee

‘I guess I just care less about what people think and focus on the fact that I do it because I love it. That was a hard place to get to though,’ says singer-songwriter Amber Dee.

Interview: Bobby Long

‘We just wanted everyone to not be weighed down by schedules and keep it as free and easy as possible,’ says British singer-songwriter Bobby Long.