The Ivors

Picture This – The Shamen

Twenty-five years after its release, Mr C digs out this snap and recalls how The Shamen came up with the chart-topping banger Ebeneezer Goode...

John Harle joins Faber Music

Ivor Novello Award-winning composer, producer and saxophonist John Harle has signed a publishing agreement with Faber Music.

Interview: Anne Dudley

Composer, arranger and orchestrator Anne Dudley on her 40 years in the business and rebooting Art of Noise live...

Interview: Nathan Burke

Artist manager Nathan Burke on how Michael Kiwanuka's Ivor Novello Award-winning song Black Man in a White World came to life...

Interview: John Surman

'Jazz offers young musicians complete freedom of expression and the chance to be themselves every night': jazz master John Surman on the strength of the genre in 2017...

Interview: Martin Phipps

Martin Phipps, celebrated screen composer and godson to Benjamin Britten, explains his inner musical workings and why he always starts from scratch…

Interview: Dario Marianelli

Decorated composer Dario Marianelli on how he put together his award-winning filmscore for Kubo and the Two Strings and his top tips for young screen composers…

Interview: Lemar

British soul ace Lemar on what makes a great record, his biggest inspirations and what's in store for his next album...

Interview: Dyo

Ivor Award-nominated songwriter and vocalist Dyo (aka Dayo Olatunji) on her co-writing techniques and her tips for upcoming talent breaking through…

Interview: George Clinton

Septuagenarian sonic traveller George Clinton has been traversing the outer edges of funk and jazz since the early seventies. He tells us about his motivations to keep going...