BASS Festival programme announced

BASS2018 will pay homage to 50 years of reggae, with live acts including Toots and the Maytals and Carroll Thompson, a four-week film series, The Art of Reggae exhibition and lots more.

Playlist: Lady Sanity

Rap powerhouse Lady Sanity takes us on a musical tour of her home city of Birmingham on the playlist this week, showcasing the best Brummie tunes right now.

Digital music masterclass hits Birmingham

Calling all Birmingham-based artists, managers and songwriters: gain an overview of the streaming business and how services are licensed at the next Dissecting the Digital Dollar event.

Interview: Lady Sanity

'Rap is a release for the youth' - the Birmingham rapper and wordsmith chats the rise of UK hip hop, plus her advice to new artists...

30 seconds interview: Table Scraps

Table Scraps unleash their howling garage rock on the world this Friday in the form of the ace new LP Autonomy. Here, Scott Vincent Abbott talks favourite venues and first guitars...

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...

Playlist: This is Tmrw

Responsible for bringing some of the most exciting alternative bands to the second city since 2006, we got the Birmingham promoters to curate a tasty playlist for us from the All Years Leaving lineup...

30 seconds interview: Superfood

Forget your goji berries or pomegranate juice, Brummie outfit Superfood have all the vitamins you need with their youthful musical exuberance. Catch them live at The Great Escape…