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Featured artist: Izzy Bizu

With a nod from the BRITs Critics’ Choice and the BBC Music Sound of 2016 poll, Izzy Bizu is set to be a big noise in 2016. Get to know her and her fresh faced pop here before everyone else starts talking about her...

30 seconds interview: Charlotte OC

Produced by Amy Winehouse studio cohorts and gig buddy of Temple Trap, Blackburn’s Charlotte OC makes bewitching pop music calling on the ghosts of Kate Bush and Banks...

Playlist: Autumn songs

Summer has officially ended and as we file away all those memories of sunshine and warmth, we're pleased at least that the transition to autumn has so far been gentle. To get us in the mood for walking among crispy leaves and frosty grass we've sought out our favourite songs about the changing seasons. You'll hear tracks by the late Amy Winehouse, Donovan, Roy Harper, Tunng, Beth Orton, Jon Hopkins, The Zombies, Zulu Winter and much more. So dig in, wrap up and settle into the season...

Featured artist: Hejira

This well-travelled London four-piece have distilled their disparate collective heritage – spanning Chile, Hungary, Ethiopia and Germany – into a persuasive mix of shrewd urban pop and scratchy electronics. Borne of many years of experience performing with Amy Winehouse, Tom Jones, Nitin Sawhney, Eric Lau and Connan Mockasin, all four are well-versed musicians and it shows. They have already won plaudits from Dummy, The Guardian and Metro, but stark debut single Litmus Test should do much to raise their profile when it lands next month.