Interview: Ciaran Lavery

'I began to look at my own personal issues I would have ordinarily kept off the record – my struggles with mental health issues as an example.' The Northern Irish troubadour on opening his heart for his new record...

Interview: John Foster

The designer and author of the definitive guide to album cover design in the 21st century discusses the role of artwork in the digital era...

Featured artist: Great Silkie

Trading in primitive rock 'n' roll for dreamy, shimmering sonics, the former The Voyeurs guitarist decamped to the English countryside to create his wistful, folk-tinged sound.

Interview: Gwenno

'I had exciting ownership over words that have never been set to melody in recorded times': space age synth-popper Gwenno on unearthing the ancient Cornish tongue for her ace new LP...

Featured artist: Ferris & Sylvester

Ferris & Sylvester bring folk music into the 21st century with their up-beat arrangements and thoughtful lyrics detailing life in South London on new EP, Made In Streatham.