diy

Interview: The Raincoats

‘I really like it. It’s very lively. Some people might think it’s a bit wobbly but for me, it’s alive, it’s there, it’s that moment’: The Raincoats’ Ana Da Silva reflects on their hugely influential debut album 40 years after its release.

Interview: Peluche

Get to know London trio Peluche, who flirt with funk, psych, soul and hip-hop for their borderless ‘trip jam’...

30 seconds interview: Vital Idles

Glasgow post-punk quartet Vital Idles have just laid down Left Hand, an ace debut album of sonic disobedience and disparate form. Get into it ahead of their summer live jaunt around the UK...

Interview: Shopping

'There’s no traditional venue space that is quite the same as when a community-led initiative happens' – Shopping chat DIY spaces and their new album...

Interview: Howard Monk, The End Festival

'There are small-looking "indie" events popping up all over, which are anything but "indie" or run by small companies,' The End Festival founder Howard Monk on DIY in live music...

30 seconds interview: Breakfast Muff

Soft and screechy, cautious and carefree: DIY Glasgow trio Breakfast Muff are a cacophony of contradictions. Getting your head around their awkward pop contortions is a pleasure though...

Top tips for getting ahead in music in 2017

We attend a PRS for Music seminar for songwriters, producers, artists and managers to glean top tips from industry experts on playlisting, going DIY, sync opportunities, merch and more...

30 seconds interview: J L F E

London artist J F L E's new track Shy Lovers is thrilling, chilling and utterly addictive. We catch up with the fella to find out what’s going on in that overactive brain of his…