Ahead of Total Refreshment Centre's show with Blue Note this evening, John Bell speaks with the vital cultural centre's founder.
Ahead of his new record 'Dawn Chorus' coming out this Friday we speak with Jacques Greene on collaboration, inspirations and his ever-evolving sound.
“I’m drawn to music that feels like a sonic blackout; anything that makes me work appeals to me” - Esme Bennett speaks to Tony Njoku on his latest album.
Ahead of his US tour, Esme Bennett caught up with Blanck Mass to discuss painting, capitalism, snakes and more. His new album Animated Violence Mild is out now.
“Even in the four years since I released my first record there are so many more queer female, male, non-binary, gender non-conforming artists."
“Friendships change in that way but it gets pretty depressing sometimes and you start to really think about your place in life and why you deserve all these things and what did you do, are you lucky.”
"I just fucking love music...music is innate."
Having released their incredibly personal and powerful new record Powerhouse last November, Planningtorock brings a very special live show to Queen Elizabeth Hall tomorrow...
With a string of festival slots ahead of her, including Barcelona's Primavera, and Dekmantel in Amsterdam, we caught up with the pop star and club queen, Roisin Murphy, to find out just how she manages to do it all.
"I’d been thinking a lot about the question of what will I add to that conversation…"
"Somebody has to take a risk and come up with something new in order for music to progress, otherwise we’re stuck in the now forever."
"It sounds a bit like a clichéd disco thing but I really did have an emotive moment on the dancefloor and I never realised that before, how powerful a DJ can be…"
Not a lot of phrases make us happier than ‘Summer Camp are back’, so thank goodness for this day, Friday May 10th 2019, because…...
"I think that kind of sums up Martha: reading I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and also just being really into wrestling."
We were a fan of Captain Over as soon as we heard his collaboration with Trim on his debut EP last year and now, carrying the torch for his follow-up, is another of London's finest, Manga St Hilare, on a track that follows the same off-beat, sci-fi, grime path but with a more uplifting tone. We facilitated a chat between Captain Over and Manga to find out a little more about their working processes, why MCs can be "conservative" and what makes an outsider in grime.
"...I just felt like I had a clean slate and I could do whatever I wanted..."
We went to meet classical composer, Joep Beving, in a serene corner of his home of Amsterdam to talk about how Henosis became the crescendo in a trilogy of albums, whether the pressure in following his initial success effected his creativity, his love for synths, and the magic of melancholy and why it touches us all.
“I’m sorted. Once I’ve got some kids and a dog… bruv, I’ve done it all!”
Etta Bond unveils He’s Mine - the second instalment of her double album, following the release of part one earlier this year, titled He's Not Mine. We caught up with the singer to chat about her new work and why it's like sex for your ears...
His fans will know him as one of London’s most exciting prospects but, just when he was carving a niche in the Grime world, Grim Sickers has announced a pivot in his style, thanks to legend Mike Skinner. We spoke to him about his new mixtape 'Icons Only'.
"I want to talk about class...I want to talk about money, power structures, family, men, so many things."