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Interview: Portico

Portico are a fascinating group. They came onto the scene as a fresh, contemporary jazz quartet and were immediately lauded as potential saviors for the (statistically) least-appreciated genre in...

An Interview with Ghostpoet

Ahead of his Mercury Prize nomination on the 20th for his third album, Shedding Skin, Obaro Ejimiwe and I discuss his latest album, his influences and ambitions, and where his music and life...

SMS 1.1 – Toast

Welcome to the new Student Mixtapes Series, curated by the writers and editors of the Music Section. Here’s how it works: every week, someone (it could literally (literally) be anyone) will...

Interview with Zak Abel

Zak Abel is a young musician, currently on tour with Kwabs. When I interviewed him, he was walking from room to room at a GP in London to search for an elusive Wifi signal. LGG: So you’ve been on...

Ipman – Depatterning

Ipman’s debut album sees a blending of techno, bass-breaks, jungle and dubstep sounds come together into a powerful and discordant dance album. Beginning with the thunderous ‘Regicide’, the...