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From Busking to Stage-Filling, Hip-Hop Inspired Folktronica – This Is the Quiet Revolution of Dermot Kennedy

70 million Spotify streams, sell-out shows, comparisons to James Blake and Bon Iver – and he hasn’t even launched a…

Not Your Average Millennial: Five Minutes with Indie Talent Sam Fender

We caught up with the Newcastle native to talk tourbus secrets, biscuit conspiracies, stage rituals, and saving the NHS

7 New Novels Featuring Kick-Ass Women That You Need To Read Now

From Preti Taneja to Jami Attenberg, these are the fresh, feminist, global writers you’ve been waiting for

Need-To-Know Trio Rumours Are Carving A Niche For Themselves With Their Soulful Electronic Pop

The London-based talents talk sonic individualism, their upcoming EP, and the challenges faced by unsigned artists

Gabrielle Aplin Is Blazing a Musical Trail, and It’s Beautiful to Watch

The pop sensation on letting go of ego, the wonders of experimentation and always putting honesty first

Eliza Hittman’s Beach Rats Dismantles Teen Stereotypes With Its Deep-Dive Storytelling

Like ‘Moonlight’, this lingering drama reveals the torment bubbling beneath the surface of seeming antipathy

Award-Winning Comedian Elf Lyons Shares the Dark Cultural Influences Behind The Laughs

Her humour may be clownish and uplifting, but her memorable cultural experiences have a subversive edge

Rhinestones, Fake Blood, Killer Riffs: Meet The Kick-Ass Women Regenerating Rock Music

The days of ‘cock rock’ are numbered

Update Your Audio With HAAi’s Wistful Vocals, XOA’s AfroBeat and Jorja Smith’s Garage Throwback

Banish the winter blues with the latest, greatest sounds

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