Playlist: Girls Allowed

This week we're tuning into a fresh bunch of writer/producer/performers who are putting pop through the musical mangle and coming up with new shapes that filter R&B, electronics and urban soul.

Interview: FEMME

'Chart music is generally lacking for me at the moment': Laura Bettinson, one third of Ultraista and soloist FEMME, gives us her take on pop production and songwriting in 2017...

In print: M65

The Pop Issue // Cosima // Kaleida // TUSKS // FEMME // Raphaella // Anatomy of a Pop Song // Charts // Song Doctors // Hue & Cry // The Shamen // C Cane // Phil Taggart

Are record labels still relevant?

VIDEO: What does it mean to sign to a label? What are the differences in a major and indie deal? Is it possible to self-release successfully? Hear what the experts had to say on a recent industry panel...