30 Seconds Interview: Brolin

Songwriter and producer Brolin is shrouded in mystery. No one knows his name or his face as he chooses to wear a mask like contemporary SBTRKT. However, his music couldn't be more open and honest. We spent 30 seconds with him in between his hectic touring schedule to find out a little more...

Feature: Bristol Cream

Jim Ottewill investigates Bristol’s music scene to uncover the source of the city’s creative pulse.

30 seconds interview: Tribes

There’s something about Camden four-piece Tribes that puts you in mind of Joshua Tree era U2 or Razorlight at their most anthemic. Maybe it’s lead singer Johnny Lloyd’s euphoric melodies? Or the band’s stereoscopic take on classic indie? We talk to frontman Johnny to find out more...

In session: Nadine Shah

The music of emerging talent Nadine Shah is steeped in melancholy and romance, echoing the murder ballads of Nick Cave or the brooding passion of PJ Harvey. Watch her phenomenal performance of forthcoming song Dreary Town for the Almost Famous showcase last week.

Playlist: Mt.Wolf

Mt. Wolf are the UK's most hotly tipped new acts as heard on their forthcoming Hypolight EP. Check out their exclusive playlist for M. Featuring James Blake, Jacques Greene and Santigold, it showcases their influences as well as the sound of their Wolf Club night in London...

30 seconds interview: Tokolosh

In South African mythology, a tokolosh is a mischievous evil spirit that can become invisible by swallowing a pebble - a fitting name for a band who mysteriously splice together electronic-pysch-folk-rock to create an other-worldly sound.


Keith Richards is a rock ‘n’ roll survivor, music legend and member of the band widely acclaimed as one of the greatest and most influential of all time. This updated biography by Victor Bockris is a fascinating and detailed look at the complex and hugely talented Rolling Stones songwriter and guitar hero.

SXSW interview: Eagulls

We talk to Leeds five-piece Eagulls before they hopped over to Texas. Their brutal punk beginnings in 2010 have since evolved to include full-on rock choruses and a live set that we hear has got the Americans all hot under the collar at South by South West this week...