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Sound Effect – YolanDa Brown

The award-winning songwriter, saxophonist, bandleader and broadcaster shares the songs that have soundtracked her life, featuring Michael Jackson, Aretha Franklin and more...

Playlist: CHROMA

CHROMA are a Welsh three-piece with an uncontainable live presence: all thumping riffs, high-energy beats and wild powerhouse vocals. Here, they let us in on the tracks inspiring their sound...

Playlist: Gabby Gunn

Gabby Gunn is an eclectic selector whose innovative mixing skills have been tapped by DJ Mag for its Accelerator programme. Get embroiled in her potent mix of house, techno and acid...

DJ Ace’s RnB Tips for 2018

BBC Radio 1Xtra selector and urban tastemaking supremo DJ Ace shares the new RnB artists he’s most excited about for 2018, with Emmavie, Lottie Jade, The Katanas and Bxrber and more...

Playlist: Dream Nails

The London grunge gang let us in on the bands that have fuelled their raucous sound. Expect loads of punk-rock and Riot Grrrl from The Julie Ruin, Bleached, Sacred Paws, The Slits and more...

Playlist: Rhythm Section

The pioneering Peckham label turns in a sublime playlist for us this week, with cut after cut of heterogenous joy. Dig in for a celebration of UK jazz, neo-soul, deep house and more...

Playlist: Pale Honey

Meshing dirty synths and distorted guitars, Gothenburg-based duo Pale Honey are a deadly but saccharine pairing of grunged-up pop. Check out their playlist ahead of their London show on 7 November...

Playlist: Vivid Glow

Vivid Glow's Chloe Alice Frieda and DEBONAIR dig deep into their record bag to pick out current faves and all-time classics. Wrap your ears around their warm electronic nuggets...