In this issue we bring you features on rising star Anna Meredith and the new wave of film composers and give you the lowdown on BBC Introducing and the rise of music-taking tools available through smartphone apps. You’ll also hear from Soft Cell’s Marc Almond on the writing of their proto-house hit Memorabilia, find out who’s just joined PRS for Music and discover the tracks that have shaped electronic artist James Holden’s new psychedelic album.
Later, Arthur Brown digs out an old photo of him and Jimi Hendrix, sharing his experiences of playing with the legendary guitarist before his untimely death. We also catch up with alt-pop duo Alpines, who reveal what life’s been like since parting ways with Universal and going it alone. There’s also comment, debate, member and business news and more. So dig in!