Pop

Interview: Nikita Bassi

'When I’m singing, I feel my most relaxed, like I can just shut off the world': we get to know R&B, pop and world music mixologist, Nikita Bassi.

Interview: Shakespears Sister

'We don't really set out to upset people. It's not like a pose or a strategy. It's a twisted sense of humour at times that comes through:’ All hail the return of Shakespears Sister.

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.