Electronic

Playlist: Beat-Herder Festival 2018

Ahead of this year's electronic extravaganza, Beat-Herder co-founder Nick Chambers gives us a preview, including Soulwax, Ibibio Sound Machine, Orbital and Lindstrom.

Interview: Tojin Kit

UK music heavyweights Jim Abbiss (Adele, Arctic Monkeys), Chris James (DJ Shadow) and Massive Attack cohort Kidkanevil are behind Tojin Kit. They let us in on the secret to their cinematic sound...

In session: Blue Lab Beats

Blue Lab Beats wear their eclectic influences well and truly on their sleeves – embracing a mosaic of styles from jazz and neo-soul to hip-hop and grime. Watch them go live...

Sound Effect – Bengi Unsal

For this week's playlist, Southbank Centre's senior programmer of contemporary Music Bengi Unsal lets us in on the songs that have soundtracked her life so far...

Interview: Benin City

Genre-benders Benin City give us the skinny on their ace new LP Last Night, an intimate love letter to early-hours London penned by three people immersed in its grainy intricacies...

Playlist: Light on the Shore

For our new playlist, Edinburgh International Festival's Jen White takes a trip through the event's new Light on the Shore strand to celebrate the highways, byways and back lanes of Scottish music...

Featured artist: Gabe Gurnsey

Gabe Gurnsey is embracing humid house and throbbing, dancefloor-indebted post-pop for his first foray outside of industrial electronic noiseniks Factory Floor, and it's ace...

Interview: Jason Ellis, Positiva

Dance label Positiva has presided over a mammoth 67 Top 10 hits over the last quarter century. Here, the imnprint's long-standing A&R director Jason Ellis lets us in on his secrets...