Features

Picture This – The Shamen

Twenty-five years after its release, Mr C digs out this snap and recalls how The Shamen came up with the chart-topping banger Ebeneezer Goode...

Interview: Howard Monk, The End Festival

'There are small-looking "indie" events popping up all over, which are anything but "indie" or run by small companies,' The End Festival founder Howard Monk on DIY in live music...

Interview: Jamz Supernova

BBC Radio 1Xtra DJ and Future Bounce founder Jamz Supernova on two years of throwing the freshest parties and how she's supporting global DIY...

Interview: Charles Howl

'Amsterdam was the first spontaneous adventure I had when I was a teenager so it’s always evoked something in me' - Charles Howl on recording in the Dutch capital.

Interview: David Thomas Broughton

The lucid avant-folk troubadour on how he's bringing his ace LP Crippling Lack to life this week with a UK tour featuring James Yorkston, Gareth Bonello and more...

Interview: Spring King

Ahead of their recent Fluffer Pit Parties show, Spring King sat down with M to chat soundcheck tips, why rock music will never go away and album number two...

Interview: AK/DK

'Nothing beats the sound of a Roland SH-101 through a homemade fuzz pedal, swimming in analogue tape delay!' Brighton duo AK/DK share their best recipes for analogue mayhem...

Behind the scenes: Abbey Road

Against a backdrop of growing success for UK country artists on both sides of the pond, PRS for Music hosted a London-to-Nashville songwriting camp. We went along to chat to the talent...

Interview: Sananda Maitreya

The artist formerly known as platinum-selling eighties pop star Terence Trent D'arby chats about the Greek mythology behind his new album and his pop star heyday...

Interview: Autobahn

'The sound of sorrow is just appealing isn’t it?' Leeds five-piece Autobahn on their ace new krautrock-inspired album, The Moral Crossing...