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Top tips for emerging songwriters

‘Is there a lyrical journey? Is there a narrative? Is there a story? Maybe it’s going to take a bit of thought and work, but I find that is useful’: says hit songwriter Marshall Music.

Ones to Watch: Techno in 2020

To celebrate World Techno Day 2019 (9 December), we asked those in the know at PRS for Music to choose tell us who they've got tipped for big things in 2020. 

Video interview: Tony Mortimer

‘I’ve been alive longer with it than without it, but I don’t take it for granted. It’s weird. Who’d have thought?’ Tony Mortimer considers the legacy of his smash hit Stay Another Day.

Playlist: In the Round

The live music calendar kicks off in January with the fifth edition of In the Round at London’s Roundhouse.

Playlist: Batov Records

As the Independent Label Market readies to return for its annual Christmas event, we hand over playlist duties to one of the market’s featured labels, Batov Records.

Video interview: Auntie Flo

‘It comes with a lot of responsibility. What I want to do is spend that money wisely and put it back into the music community’: Auntie Flo, aka Brian D’Souza, reflects on his SAY Award win.

Playlist: EFG London Jazz Festival 2019

Next week the EFG London Jazz Festival kicks off across a multitude of venues throughout the city, so the event’s director of programming, Pelin Opcin, has taken over this week’s playlist.