Pop

Interview: Young Fathers

‘We don’t intend to make statements for anybody else but ourselves, but that always seems to make a statement,’ says Young Fathers’ Graham 'G' Hastings.

Interview: Let’s Eat Grandma

‘It’s really nice that this award is about songwriting specifically. Often it can be about other stuff in the industry, and songwriting is what we do this for,’ say Let’s Eat Grandma’s Rosa Walton.

Interview: Dan Caplen and Jamie Scott

‘It’s an award in front of our peers and it’s an award for songs, which is clearly the most important thing in the music industry, which is sometimes forgotten,’ says hit songwriter Jamie Scott.

Interview: Guy Chambers

‘Never give up. I know that might sound a bit general, but it took me a very long time to have success. I was in my thirties when I became successful.’ Says hit songwriter Guy Chambers.

Playlist: Blueprint Blue

Four years on from their formation and South London quartet Blueprint Blue are set to soundtrack the summer with their sunshine jams.

Interview: Æ MAK

'When I’m writing a song, the movement, performance, video and artwork are conceptualised and buzzing around my brain at the same time.' Says alt-pop artist Æ MAK.

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.…