The Joy Of Nu Disco

Steve Cole hits the history books to uncover the roots of nu disco, and asks what’s next for the genre that is having its moment in the mainstream.

30 seconds with… Man Of The Hour

Man Of The Hour are a powerful punk pop band from South Wales who are influenced by the likes of Blink 182, New Found Glory, Four Year Strong and Set Your Goals.

30 seconds with… Diagrams

Diagrams is the new project of former Tunng co-frontman Sam Genders. Instead of Tunng's experimental folk, Diagrams' sound is a minimalist electronic pop adventure in music which still retains Genders' playful lyricism.

Never Mind The Bollocks expanded

The Sex Pistols' seminal album Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols is to have an expanded release to commemorate the 35th anniversary of its release.

M meets… Mikill Pane part one

Mikill Pane (pronounced Mike-ill, by the way) is an east London-based rapper who got into making music through a love of wordplay with the English language and poetry slams.

Jack Bruce launches new supergroup

Legendary Cream bassist Jack Bruce has formed a new supergroup with members of Living Colour, Santana and Medeski Martin & Wood called Spectrum Road.

M meets… Bleed Electric

Bleed Electric is the brainchild of music producer Chris ‘MUG5’ Maguire and originally created as an outlet for Maguire's eclectic musical tastes. Maguire was soon joined by rappers Dean ‘S-Tradamus’ Fortt aka Silk and Leon ‘Siege’ Hassan and the trio retreated into the studio to produce music that crossed and blended all musical genres.

2012 BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards

History was made at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards, presented by Mike Harding and Julie Fowlis which took place at The Lowry Theatre in Salford on Wednesday 8 February.