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In session: LIFE

Armed with ferocious riffs and no-holds-barred lyrics of disillusionment, Hull punk-rock four-piece LIFE are a band that demand attention. Watch them tear the roof off at PRS Presents here...

Playlist: Music for Youth

With thousands of kids descending on the Royal Albert Hall next week for the Music For Youth Proms, the youth music charity have put together this cracking taster playlist for us...

Playlist: BASS Festival

BASS Festival 2018 has been celebrating 50 years of reggae this October, all across Birmingham. Get into the golden anniversary mood with this tasty playlist...

Playlist: Blood Red Shoes

Brighton rock 'n' roll duo Blood Red Shoes are back with a bang with their new album, Get Tragic. Here, Mary curates a sizzling playlist of the tunes she has on repeat now.

In session: Black Futures

Apocalyptic noise-punks Black Futures are in possession of some of the darkest sonic manoeuvres this side of Nine Inch Nails. Watch them tear up the latest PRS Presents...

Playlist: Team Salut

Hitmaking production duo Team Salut are leaders of the pack when it comes to UK Afro-wave. Tune in here for their party-starting playlist of dancehall, funk and classic Ghanaian hits.

Playlist: Yakima

Glaswegian newcomers Yakima may have only unveiled one track to the world so far, but it's a shimmering, melodic slice of shoegaze that will leave you wanting more. Tune in to their playlist here...

Premiere: Twist Helix – Graphite

Get first dibs on Newcastle trio Twist Helix's video for new track Graphite and bask in their biting social commentary, strident synths and stinging pop hooks...

Playlist: Simon Ballard, Mute Song

Mute Song has been at the cutting edge of music publishing since 1982. Following a massive year for the company, licensing manager Simon Ballard shares some of the highlights from his roster...

In session: AYA – Eloje

AYA are sisters Bess and Jayna Cavendish, who channel the karmic energies of the universe for their ecstatic pop. Watch them perform Eloje live with Guinean singer Falle Noike...