Week 19 2018

Playlist: The Great Escape 2018

Ready for this year's instalment of the mighty Great Escape Festival? We've rifled through the extensive line-up to pull out some of our fave acts hitting the seaside. Tuck in!

Interview: Jay Richardson

‘I’ve written some crazy music and not everybody has taken it seriously, but it’s so important not to be put off by that': the classical composer spills the beans on his journey so far...

Interview: Kadeem Tyrell

South Londoner Kadeem Tyrell is flying the flag for a new wave of British R&B, with gospel, East Coast hip-hop and nineties soul all shaping his smooth sound. Get the skinny...

30 seconds interview: Laura van der Heijden

Since winning BBC Young Musician in 2012, the cellist's career has gone from strength to strength, with worldwide performances and the release of her debut recording. Find out what makes her tick...

Interview: LIINES

'Few of our songs reach the two-and-a-half minute mark, but it’s still a physically exhausting experience!' energetic trio LIINES give us the skinny on their debut LP...

In session: Flamingods

Flamingods are four geographic drifters and globetrotting crate diggers who cook up spicy sounds deep with international influences. Watch them in action at PRS Presents...

Featured artist: Tallsaint

Tallsaint is Leeds newcomer Louisa Osborn, who deals in classy electronics with a shiny pop veneer. Debut single, I'm A Woman (After All) is a real slow-burner...