Features

Interview: The Shapeshifters

It's been nearly 15 years since the dance stalwarts stormed to the top of the UK charts with Lola's Theme. Here, Simon chats longevity and more...

Interview: Hookworms

'We wanted the transition to electronic to sound natural' - MB from Hookworms on the Leeds psych lords' electrifying new record...

Interview: Cosmo Sheldrake

'My inspiration is the funny, peculiar and devastating situation we find ourselves in': experimental composer Cosmo Sheldrake on how our environmental calamity has shaped his ace debut LP...

Interview: Poppy Ackroyd

'I love beats, basslines and interesting new sound worlds': innovative composer and electronic manipulator Poppy Ackroyd on the inspiration behind her cracking new album...

Interview: Helena Kay

Rising jazz talent Hannah Kay on the making of her debut LP and how an early love of Sonny Rollins and Cannonball Adderley kickstarted her tenor sax journey...

How to max out your merch stand

Tersha Willis and Jack McGruer - the brains behind music industry start-up Terrible Merch - offer their essential advice for creating great merch..

Interview: Graceland

Drummer Maxie Gedge chats musical inspirations, Norwich's LGBTQ scene and why Norfolk is 'a very strange and creative place'...

IVW 2018: venue focus

Three venues, three cities: leading local enterprises on what Independent Venue Week means to them...

Interview: Stick in the Wheel

‘The thing is, I hate most folk music': Stick in the Wheel's Nicola Kearney on exhuming the genre from the vestiges of 'middle class collectors' and the making of their brand new LP...