Week 12 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...

Playlist: Matthew Collin

Author and electronic music aficionado Matthew Collin shares some of his favourite inter - and outer - national beats and bleeps for this week's playlist...

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...

Picture This – Mark E Smith

Pete Greenway, guitarist in The Fall from 2006 to 2018, remembers Mark E Smith, the band’s formidable ringleader of 40 years...

Nina Kraviz: Surround Sound

We check in with international DJ, producer and label boss Nina Kraviz as she straps herself in for her biggest year yet...

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…

How to take a great band photo

The Stay Golden PR founder offers up practical advice for band photography - from being broadsheet suitable to recommended dimensions...

30 seconds interview: Tom Walker

With over 75 million streams of his music and a sold-out UK and European tour underway, Mancunian vocal powerhouse Tom Walker is set to dominate 2018. Get to know him here...