Genres

Interview: Ellie Wyatt

‘Children respond to all sorts of music, they can joyfully listen to classical, reggae, swing jazz - you name it!’ BAFTA Award-nominated Ellie Wyatt on composing for kids TV.

Playlist: Supersonic

This year the mighty Supersonic Festival celebrates its 15th anniversary. To celebrate we’ve handed over the playlist reins to Capsule founder and Supersonic organiser Lisa Meyer...

Interview: Shards

We spend some time with Kieran Brunt, ringleader of Erased Tapes' latest signing Shards, to get the skinny on the making of their ace debut LP, Find Sound.

How to… compose music for theme parks

‘Not everything has to be epic and bombastic. You have to really consider you’re working for the theme park and not yourself,’ says composer Nick Hutson. Nick is also a lyricist, arranger and broadcaster working across the theme park industry and musical theatre.…

Interview: Poppy Ajudha

‘To me everything is political, and if you say it’s not political that’s a privileged choice to not have to interact with politics,’ says East-London’s Poppy Ajudha.

Interview: Solo Collective

‘The best musical projects are where the individuals involved are pulling each other in different directions, and challenging each other’s weak points or unconscious tendencies,’ says Solo Collective’s Sebastian Reynolds.

Interview: Inner City

‘It’s grown, its migrated, it’s viral… it’s gone from the underground to pop, and back to the underground. There’s no limit to music,’ says Inner City founding member Kevin Saunderson.