Featured artist: Pumarosa

SXSW-bound London quintet Pumarosa describe their sound as 'industrial spiritual’ - which seems about right for their unique brand of electric euphoria and unfastened indie...

Featured artist: Clean Cut Kid

Clean Cut Kid are a Liverpudlian quartet who're mixing up their love of Shura, Tame Impala & Courtney Barnett into a cock-rock cocktail of blistering hooks and tropical licks.

30 seconds interview: The Sherlocks

In 10 years' time, Sheffield upstarts The Sherlocks want to be the biggest band in the world. With their unquenchable ambition and rip-roaring indie-rock, they might just be onto something...

1Xtra showcase heading to SXSW

Elf Kid, Jamal Woon and Shakka are among the artists performing at PRS for Music Foundation and BBC Introducing 1Xtra showcase at SXSW.

Featured artist: Girls Names

Girls Names are an arty, angular indie-rock quartet from Belfast. Don't miss their upcoming tour, which will see them bringing their lean, muscular sound to 10 venues across the UK, starting this week.

RIP Viola Beach

Upcoming British guitar act Viola Beach and their manager have tragically died in a car accident in Sweden.

30 seconds interview: Cash+David

Electro-pop pairing Cash+David have surfed through 2015 on a wave of ever-burgeoning hype, thanks to killer tracks Funn, Pulse and Bones. Check new EP TRIPTYCH for more intrigue…