Genres

Interview: Neil Hannon

‘The older I get the less willing I am to listen to reason because, as various people told me, there is no economic reason to make a double album these days,’ says Neil Hannon, while pondering his forthcoming album, Office Politics.

Interview: Hackney Colliery Band

A decade in and the revolving brass collective Hackney Colliery Band are still tearing it up in British jazz. We get the skinny ahead of the release of their ace new LP, Collaborations: Volume One...

Interview: Dominic Murcott

‘The whole project emerged out of discovering a shared sense of artistic ambition and aesthetic appeal’ says composer Dominic Murcott of his bold new project The Harmonic Canon.

Interview: Deep Purple

‘After all these years if our career can be likened to a big cake, this is the icing on the cake,’ says Deep Purple bassist Roger Glover of the band’s Ivors win.

Interview: Vanishing Twin

‘On the whole, it’s about reaching out to encounter difference in a meaningful way,’ says Vanishing Twin’s Cathy Lucas.

Interview: Robin Beanland

‘To be nominted is crazy, to actually win it means everything,’ says composer Robin Beanland of his Ivors win.