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Sound Effect – Ed Poston, Concord

For our latest playlist, Concord Music's senior A&R manager Ed Poston lets us in on the songs that have shaped him. Expect a mixed bag of goodies from Nick Cave, Cardi B, Paul Simon and more...

Interview: Dylan Cartlidge

We catch up with the Teesside trip-hop wonderkid who hurls genres at one another and turns the resulting musical gloop into thunderous, glitchy rap tunes.

Featured artist: slowthai

Get to know everyone's favourite new rapper slowthai, as he showcases his explosive wares on a sold-out UK tour this week and next...

Featured artist: Kyan

UK singer-songwriter and Nile Rodgers acolyte Kyan channels fresh future-soul direct from his self-induced solitude in LA - and it's a thing of wonder. Don't miss this...

Playlist: Lady Sanity

Rap powerhouse Lady Sanity takes us on a musical tour of her home city of Birmingham on the playlist this week, showcasing the best Brummie tunes right now.

Featured artist: Skinny Pelembe

From Johannesburg to Doncaster. Genre-splicing polymath Skinny Pelembe has spent 2018 releasing a volley of gorgeously abstract trip-hop tunes.

MOBO UnSung 2018 launches

This year’s MOBO UnSung emerging talent competition is now open for entries, with finalists and winners in the running to receive industry training, funding and studio time.