Interviews

Interview: Arrows of Love

Ahead of their November UK tour, Nima and Nuha chat about using industrial equipment to create their caustic sounds, and how funding from PRS Foundation changed everything for them...

Interview: Stephen Baysted

'Try to think beyond the pre-existing norms of the medium': celebrated videogame, TV and filmscore composer Stephen Baysted on getting a foothold in the industry...

Interview: Jon Boden

Jon Boden on the making of his new concept album Afterglow, the passing of his band Bellowhead and why folk could be in danger of becoming gentrified…

Interview: Harry Escott

'That moment when I heard her first take coming through the speakers at the recording session… shatteringly beautiful.' Film composer Harry Escott on writing with PJ Harvey for Clio Barnard's upcoming film, Dark River...

Interview: Tom Green

'Opera is often a publicly subsidised catwalk for the one percent': progressive Welsh composer Tom Green tells it his way ahead of the opening of his new chamber opera The World's Wife...

Interview: Zoe Rahman

'We’re the only two female jazz instrumentalists who’ve been nominated which is rather shameful' - jazz star Zoe Rahman chats the Mercurys and more...

Interview: Solem Quartet

Manchester-based Solem Quartet are a dynamic group of classical musicians with a repertoire that stretches from father of the string quartet, Joseph Haydn, through to living composers such as Emily Howard. We caught up with violinist Amy...

Interview: Blancmange

‘I pretended I was in ELO for a moment!’ Blancmange lynchpin and electronic music veteran Neil Arthur on his ace new album...

I Wrote That: Bros – When Will I be Famous

Nicky Graham is the award-winning songwriter, musician and producer behind multi-platinum-selling eighties pop trio Bros. Here, he tells us the story behind their track When Will I Be Famous...

Interview: Tot Taylor

We sit down with composer-turned-author Tot Taylor to find out what inspired his debut novel and learn more about his varied musical career...