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Playlist: Pete Fowler

We delve inside illustrator, artist and DJ Pete Fowler's record box and emerge covered in yacht rock, funk and soul. Check out ace selections from Steely Dan, Cerrone and the Beach Boys...

Interview: Troyka

Chris Montague, Joshua Blackmore and Kit Downes are Troyka, a jazz trio in love with Aphex Twin and Steely Dan and tipped by Timeout as one of London’s most exciting live acts. We spoke to Chris on songwriting, routes into jazz and how to survive as a jazz musician in 2013

Retromania

Mark Paytress considers the trend for musical ‘nowstalgia’, which is blurring the lines between then and now.