sxsw 2018

Interview: Frank Turner

'The days when bands just played and surprised people with no backing are long gone': Frank Turner on SXSW 2018 and what's in store for his upcoming world tour...

Interview: AJ Tracey

Rising grime champ AJ Tracey on what fuels his flow, how he's maintaining creative control and why the US is ripe for British MCs right now...

Interview: Dan Bettridge

‘Learning to two-step and doing the Texas sway’: the Welsh singer-songwriter spills the beans on his favourite SXSW moments...

Interview: Nina Nesbitt

The triple threat singer, songwriter and producer on her new sound, why her music is clicking with American audiences right now and her top tip for surviving SXSW…

Jade Bird wins SXSW Grulke Prize

Singer songwriter Jade Bird has been awarded the SXSW Grulke Prize for Developing Non-US Act, following her performance at the industry festival last week.

30 seconds interview: Blue Lab Beats

The duo are part of London's booming contemporary jazz scene, throwing grime, hip hop, neo-soul and Carribean into their melting pot of influences. We catch up ahead of SXSW...

Featured artist: The Fish Police

Surreal, genre-bending and laced with funk guitar lines, glitchy synths and drum machine beats, The Fish Police make infectious neurodiverse sounds.

Playlist: SXSW 2018 PRS Foundation Funded

Texas, here we come! M magazine will be live and direct from SXSW this year, and to celebrate, we're dedicating this week's playlist to some of our fave artists heading to Austin...

Interview: Moses Boyd

Award-winning jazz drumming ace Moses Boyd is busy packing up his sticks to play a solo set at SXSW next week. We find out what's in store...