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Playlist: Beat-Herder Festival 2018

Ahead of this year's electronic extravaganza, Beat-Herder co-founder Nick Chambers gives us a preview, including Soulwax, Ibibio Sound Machine, Orbital and Lindstrom.

Playlist: Just Joined Summer 2018

Wrap your ears around the latest wave of talent to join PRS for Music, including the mighty Sports Team, Dream Nails, Boy Azooga, Bagz, Laolu, Walt Disco and The Leaf Library...

Sound Effect – Bengi Unsal

For this week's playlist, Southbank Centre's senior programmer of contemporary Music Bengi Unsal lets us in on the songs that have soundtracked her life so far...

Playlist: 53 Degrees North

Music convention and showcase 53 Degrees North returns to Hull this week. We're celebrating some of the ace local + UK-wide bands gracing the 2018 line-up in our latest playlist...

Playlist: Light on the Shore

For our new playlist, Edinburgh International Festival's Jen White takes a trip through the event's new Light on the Shore strand to celebrate the highways, byways and back lanes of Scottish music...

Playlist: Underneath the Stars Festival

When Mercury Prize-nominated folk artist Kate Rusby isn't writing and performing her own stuff, she's co-curating the ace Underneath the Stars Festival. Here, she shares her line-up faves for 2018...

Premiere: Raphaella – Good Life

Future-facing pop producer Raphaella is a musical force of nature, who's written hits with some of the biggest names in UK music. She gives us first dibs on her banging new track, Good Life...

Playlist: Vijay Mistry

Festival2Funky, the Midlands’ premier festival of urban music and arts, returns this month. Get in the mood with this ace preview playlist from festival founder Vijay Mistry...

Playlist: The Great Escape 2018

Ready for this year's instalment of the mighty Great Escape Festival? We've rifled through the extensive line-up to pull out some of our fave acts hitting the seaside. Tuck in!

Playlist: Pulled Apart By Horses

The Leeds quartet have been going hard with their noisy rock destruction for a decade now, wreaking havoc on stages with their mosh-pit anthems. Here, guitarist James selects a mighty playlist ahead of their Pit Parties show tonight (4 May).