independent venue week 2018

Playlist: Strummerville Foundation

The charity is bringing a blistering bill to Hastings this Independent Venue Week featuring Arrows of Love, Yowl and more. Tune in to the tracks currently on loop...

Interview: Helena Kay

Rising jazz talent Hannah Kay on the making of her debut LP and how an early love of Sonny Rollins and Cannonball Adderley kickstarted her tenor sax journey...

30 seconds interview: YOWL

'Bring your antiperspirants,' says chief YOWL Gabriel Byrde, as the Peckham five-piece line up for two killer Independent Venue Week gigs...

How to max out your merch stand

Tersha Willis and Jack McGruer - the brains behind music industry start-up Terrible Merch - offer their essential advice for creating great merch..

IVW 2018: venue focus

Three venues, three cities: leading local enterprises on what Independent Venue Week means to them...

Interview: LICE

LICE kingpin Alistair Shuttleworth on the excruciating xylophone-solo purgatory that shaped him and his enduring reverence for Scouse synthsmiths OMD...