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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...

Playlist: Piano Day

Piano Day takes place today (Friday) and welcomes all piano lovers to join in the celebrations.

In Print: M71

Dido // Indie Festivals // Psych // Nainita Desai // The Stranglers // Paula Temple // Mara Simpson // Octavian // Black Midi // Housewives // Caterina Barbieri // Jenn Kirby // Lucy Schafer

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].

Playlist: Welcome to My City – Chiedu Oraka

Now in it’s third year Welcome to My City returns in April with another diverse line-up, including China Bowls, Fred Fredas, Chesqua, Vital, and Hull-based hip hop artist Chiedu Oraka, who curates this Friday’s playlist.