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Playlist: Just Joined Winter 2018

Get to know some of the ace music-makers who have just joined PRS for Music, including classical ace Blasio Kavuma, Scottish shoegazers Yakima and Polish techno producer Zamilska...

30 seconds interview: Autumns

Swapping his studies in marine geoscience for the lure of dystopian electronics, Christian Donaghey, aka Autumns, has hit on a seriously out-there analogue sound, reinvented for the 21st century.

In session: The KVB

Dark electronic indie outfit The KVB are a welcome antithesis to the glut of advert-friendly twee-pop that continues to soundtrack daytime radio, mobile phone commercials and US independent romcoms. Their gloomy sound combines krautrock grooves with intense feedback and washed out vocals. We caught up with them at the recent Liverpool Psych Fest to watch them deliver a bone-crushing performance of their track Leanings.

Review: Psych Fest

We travelled north to sample the delights of the Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

Playlist: Psych Fest

This weekend, Liverpool will become a mecca for fans of the weird and warped, as The International Festival of Psychedelia brings a smorgasbord of experimental psych, electronic and drone acts to various venues around the city. To celebrate we’ve dedicated our weekly playlist to some of the weekend’s most exciting acts. Tune in now for a mind-melting selection of tracks by Spectrum, Mugstar, Moon Duo, The Oscillation and Mo Kolours, plus some unexpected remixes and more.