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Surya Sen: hip-house groovers leading a new wave of British-Asian talent

London producer, rapper and DJ Surya Sen talks embracing his Bengali heritage, and achieving better representation in dance music

Christian Alexander: Brockhampton protégé’s deeply personal indie-pop

Following a seriously impressive opening slot for Brockhampton, Alexander reflects on the journey from small-town life to recording with his heroes in LA

Yunè Pinku: bedroom producer carving out time to chill in the rave

The Malaysian-Irish producer and songwriter explains how she traded her early love of Billy Joel and Madonna for the wide world of electronic music to become one of the genre's most exciting new prospects

Momma: Wet Leg-approved ‘90s rock revivalists blazing a grungy trail

The Brooklyn duo, who will soon be touring with Wet Leg and Snail Mail, tell us about studying the rock history books in a bid to make the new ‘Nevermind’

Island Of Love: meet the first band signed to Jack White’s Third Man Records London imprint

The London four-piece on signing with the Jack White-owned label, moving away from their DIY bedroom rock roots and making guitar solos cool again

Nia Archives: jungle scene leader for a new generation of ravers

The NME Awards nominee talks shutting down misogynistic doubters and improving female representation in dance music

Dreamer Isioma: achingly-cool, community-focused pop from a future indie hero

The Chicago singer-songwriter and guitarist is making young people feel seen and heard through their soulful and spellbinding songs

Willow Kayne: “This record was me hitting back to the doubters – it’s absolute revenge”

With a fearless debut EP – and, er, the help of a "scentologist" – the Bristol artist aims to make their upcoming slate of live gigs a night to remember.

L’objectif: Leeds’ Iggy Pop-approved teens with a lust for life

The Leeds group are now hitting their stride as one of Britain's most intriguing young bands

Catcher: New York punks exploring the joy and despair of youth

The Brooklyn-based Catcher discuss their frantic, punky debut album and the thrill of returning to live shows