Electronic

Interview: Paula Temple

‘I’d reached a point where I didn’t really care about other people’s opinions. My passion for techno music had no gender.’ Says techno trailblazer Paula Temple. But then the Lancashire-born DJ and producer has never really played to expectations.…

Interview: Phildel

‘It’s really important that we move beyond equating the value of women to just the way they look. I always feel like there’s a real lack of women in certain areas of the music industry, like engineering, mixing, and producing.’ Says singer-songwriter Phildel.

Playlist: Modern Nature

‘Nature is our take on that propulsive rhythm of A Sailor’s Life-era Fairport Convention but Supernature is something else entirely.’ Says Modern Nature’s Jack Cooper. Jack is formerly of Ultimate Painting and Mazes, and the other members of the band have equally impressive lineages.…

Record Store Day 2019 highlights

The 12th Edition of Record Store Day (RSD) takes place this Saturday (13 April), and we’ve highlighted some of the best releases on offer this year…

Jin Jin on songwriting

'I think it’s crucial to be open, to want to work hard and be across many different genres.' Says chart-topping songwriter Jin Jin.

Interview: W. H. Lung

'Even if it’s not immediately audible, ideas grow from somewhere and we try to steal as much as we can from a wide a field as possible,' say Manchester trio W. H. Lung.

Just Joined Spring 2019

Presenting our round-up of some of the newest and exciting members to join PRS for Music in the latest quarter, including BBC Sound 2019 winner Octavian and forthcoming PRS Presents performers Black Midi...

Parklife: Keep the Boutique Fires Burning

The behemoth of the festival world, Glastonbury, returns this year but in its fallow year, smaller, alternative events attracted music lovers in their droves. Jim Ottewill dons his wellies and pitches up his tent to learn how the world of indie festivals is booming…

Playlist: Cro Cro Land

Cro Cro Land festival launches in Croydon on 6 April, aiming to bring guitar bands back to the birthplace of punk music, and celebrate the area’s rich musical history, with gender equality at the heart of everything it does. Here’s an introduction to some of the tantalising line up...