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In session: Ryan Keen

Emerging singer songwriter Ryan Keen has had the kind of year that most upcoming acts could only dream of. In the last 12 months he has been the special guest on Newton Faulkner's tour, collaborated with Wretch 32 and supported Plan B at the iTunes festival – becoming the only unsigned act to appear on the month-long bill. We caught up with him before his headline slot at London Folkfest to watch him perform his track Old Scars.

MC Context tops MTV ‘brand new’ list

Norwich songwriter and producer Context has been crowned winner of MTV’s Brand New For 2012 unsigned competition, joining Clement Marfo and Charli XCX on the channel’s hotly tipped list.