Featured artist: WALL

This week’s featured artist WALL describes herself as a singer-songwriter-producer but it’s the ‘producer’ suffix that gives the most away about her sound. She owes as much to the 60s pop reimagingings of Stereolab as she does to acoustic guitar-wielding troubadours like Beth Orton.

M meets: Maz Tappuni of Communion

M spoke to Maz Tappuni of Communion, the organisers behind London's Bushstock festival that takes place on 2 June across four venues in Shepherds Bush.

30 Seconds: Daughter

Daughter is Elena Tonra, Igor Haefeli & Remi Aguilella. They write dark, ethereal & beautiful songs. They've taken some time out to have a quick 30 second chat to us.

Featured Artist: Daughter

Daughter write dark, ethereal & beautiful songs that showcase a group of young musicians experimenting delicately with a rich array of songwriting ideas and yet remain intent on pouring out their soul pure and unadulterated.

Vic Galloway on SXSW

Today there are more opportunities than ever to showcase your music internationally. A myriad of different events such as The Great Escape, Popkomm, Womex, Transmusicales, Eurosonic, GoNorth and CMJ bring A&R, live agents, promoters, bloggers, broadcasters and journalists together in one place, to feast their eyes and ears on the finest new music on the planet. There is however a behemoth that straddles the globe and eclipses them all – South by South West (SXSW).