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DJ Ace’s RnB Tips for 2018

BBC Radio 1Xtra selector and urban tastemaking supremo DJ Ace shares the new RnB artists he’s most excited about for 2018, with Emmavie, Lottie Jade, The Katanas and Bxrber and more...

Interview: Natty

'First world problems ain't for me anymore' - Roots and reggae artist Natty on how his travels to Africa and South America have shaped his writing.

30 Seconds Interview: Whenyoung

Channeling the ferocity of the Pixies and the sonic atmospherics of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Whenyoung perfectly encapsulate the giddiness of young abandon. Meet the Irish pop punks here...

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...

Featured artist: PicaPica

Brand new Rough Trade signing PicaPica is the brainchild of lucid singer-songwriters Samantha Whates and Josienne Clarke, whose Appalachian-tinged acoustics are spiked with radiating harmonies.

Playlist: Dream Nails

The London grunge gang let us in on the bands that have fuelled their raucous sound. Expect loads of punk-rock and Riot Grrrl from The Julie Ruin, Bleached, Sacred Paws, The Slits and more...