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Playlist: Beat-Herder Festival 2018

Ahead of this year's electronic extravaganza, Beat-Herder co-founder Nick Chambers gives us a preview, including Soulwax, Ibibio Sound Machine, Orbital and Lindstrom.

Playlist: The Great Escape 2015

For our new playlist we asked Adam Ryan, festival booker at The Great Escape, to give us his top pick of artists to look out for in Brighton this weekend...

Playlist: My Pleasure

Lewis Young, aka My Pleasure, is responsible for some of the most weird and wonderful pop sounds to have ever emerged from the city of Hull. Here he picks the songs that have informed his sound...

Featured artist: Gulp

Gulp is the new project from Super Furry Animals bassist Guto Pryce and Welsh songstress Lindsey Leven. Get ready to be greedy and devour their heady mix of electronics and folk…

In session: Deafkid Part 1

Anglo-French pair Deafkid sound like they have studied the off-kilter pop music of their native lands to develop a strain of electro-pop that is fresh, exciting and more than a bit odd. The quirky genetics of their songs carry elements of alt-J, Django Django, Panda Bear and El Guincho, although Christopher Lockington and Florian Sauvaire cite their main influences as Three Trapped Tigers, Mew, Cant and Eskmo. Watch them perform new single Vigilante here.

Playlist: Glastonbury

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ll be well aware that the Glastonbury festival is now upon us. So for this week’s playlist we’ve selected songs from some of our favourite artists to be either playing at the 2013 event or at previous years. You can hear tracks from the Orb, The Horrors, Primal Scream and Arctic Monkeys without needing to wear a pair of wellies…