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Interview: The Vegan Leather

‘Content has become a lot more personal to each individual artist. You’re always pushing your creativity’: says The Vegan Leather’s Gianluca Bernacchi.

Playlist: Max Pope

It’s fair to say London singer-songwriter Max Pope has taken the road less travelled in his musical adventures so far. Here, he lets us in on the songs that have shaped him along the way…

Interview: Serafina Steer

‘I am sort of rapping at one point. I wanted to re-record it because I sound like Mary Poppins’: we chat to harpist, singer-songwriter and sometime Bad Jan member about her latest solo offering.

Interview: Sharky

Surreal soulster Sharky lets us in on the making of her ace new EP Fruit, which comes on like the audio equivalent of a supersize bag of Haribo Tangfastics...

Interview: I SEE RIVERS

'The fundamental structure of time operates differently here than in any other place in the world: I SEE RIVERS send us a dispatch from rural Wales on the making of their debut LP...

Interview: Ida Vallens

‘It's like the taste of grilled cheese on a Sunday afternoon in the Czech Republic,’ is how Ida Vallens describes the music she makes.

Interview: Rosehip Teahouse

‘Being a part of the DIY scene has been so important in feeling connected to other artists and such a lovely way to meet great people from all over the place,’ says Faye Roger of Rosehip Teahouse.

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: Vanishing Twin

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