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Interview: Phildel

‘It’s really important that we move beyond equating the value of women to just the way they look. I always feel like there’s a real lack of women in certain areas of the music industry, like engineering, mixing, and producing.’ Says singer-songwriter Phildel.

Playlist: Modern Nature

‘Nature is our take on that propulsive rhythm of A Sailor’s Life-era Fairport Convention but Supernature is something else entirely.’ Says Modern Nature’s Jack Cooper. Jack is formerly of Ultimate Painting and Mazes, and the other members of the band have equally impressive lineages.…

Record Store Day 2019 highlights

The 12th Edition of Record Store Day (RSD) takes place this Saturday (13 April), and we’ve highlighted some of the best releases on offer this year…

Jin Jin on songwriting

'I think it’s crucial to be open, to want to work hard and be across many different genres.' Says chart-topping songwriter Jin Jin.

Parklife: Keep the Boutique Fires Burning

The behemoth of the festival world, Glastonbury, returns this year but in its fallow year, smaller, alternative events attracted music lovers in their droves. Jim Ottewill dons his wellies and pitches up his tent to learn how the world of indie festivals is booming…

Playlist: Cro Cro Land

Cro Cro Land festival launches in Croydon on 6 April, aiming to bring guitar bands back to the birthplace of punk music, and celebrate the area’s rich musical history, with gender equality at the heart of everything it does. Here’s an introduction to some of the tantalising line up...

Playlist: Piano Day

Piano Day takes place today (Friday) and welcomes all piano lovers to join in the celebrations.