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Interview: David Housden

'For me, figuring out what I want to say needs to come before I decide how I’m going to say it': award-winning media composer David Housden on his knack for creating epic videogame scores...

Interview: Sacred Paws

Spinning on an elastic axis of post punk fuzz and African rhythms, the fancy musical footwork of Glasgow’s Sacred Paws has taken some giant steps since the group’s inception, winning the Scottish Album of the Year and dazzling leftfield music fans.

Interview: Izzie Gibbs

‘This next track I’m about to drop, bro, we’re taking it there, over that threshold,’ teases rising star Izzie Gibb.

Interview: Joe Turner

'I was really excited to put my first song out but I had no idea it would get picked up by the people that it did': rising South London producer Joe Turner on how he won the love of the UK's leading tastemakers...

Interview: Ferris & Sylvester

‘Last year we were busking just down there and now we’re in an actual venue, so it’s going to be better than last year, whatever happens,’ beams Archie Sylvester of folk, blues duo Ferris & Sylvester.

Interview: Roberto David Rusconi

'What I fear most is the moment of the performance because I know soon after I will be very sad, and wander melancholic looking for something else to write and create:' award-winning composer Roberto David Rusconi on his creative process.

Interview: Big Zuu

We caught up with the affable emcee at The Great Escape the other day to chat collabs and songwriting camps, and hear why he’s running ‘in full gear’ right now…

Interview: Anon

‘I’d been holding it in for all this time, and I had a lot to say. That’s why I got back into music to help others who are going through the same shit as me,’ says rapper Anon.

Music and the mind

As Mental Health Awareness Week launches in the UK, Dr Claire Renfrew explains the impact of music on your psychological, physical and emotional wellbeing.