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Tanya Tagaq: “It’s an issue having people coming and telling you how to live from so far away”

Andy Hannah speaks to the Polaris-winning Tanya Tagaq, to find a woman making an impassioned defence of a way of life that's under threat from a number of sources.

Tim Burgess on the return of the Charlatans: “We threw the kitchen sink in on this one”

After five years jam-packed with joy and sadness, death and life - Tim Burgess opens up about the rebirth of the Charlatans.

Belle & Sebastian: “As usual, we haven’t done things by the book”

Stuart Murdoch opens up about the band's most varied, political and personal album to date, Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance.

Best Fit Producer of the Year 2014: Hookworms’ MJ

The man at the forefront of British DIY discusses his recording roots, resisting London's lure and his uncompromising Twitter presence with Best Fit.

Label of The Year 2014: Transgressive Records

Transgressive Records have a rich history and an exciting future, we celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of a truly modern label.

Speaking in Tongues: Ásgeir in conversation with John Grant

As his acclaimed album gets a deluxe re-release with the original Icelandic version, Asgeir talks to John Grant - who translated the record's lyrics - about language and life in Reykjavík.

JJ: “Don’t hate on reality, push it the way you want it to go”

We get the rare chance to hear from Joakim Benon and Elin Kastlander of engimatic Swedes JJ as they talk us through new album V, and how they looked backwards - and ahead - for inspiration.

Wolf Alice: “Creature Songs is dear to us”

Front woman Ellie Rowsell talks about a "frustrating" year, riot grrl and how their Creature Songs EP had to stand up as art.

Alex G: “I’m not trying to be this bedroom guy”

Our final one-to-watch for 2015 is the internet's best kept secret - the Philly-born bedroom-boy Alex Giannascoli.

TĀLĀ: “Opposing things make such an interesting story”

The singer who mixes Middle Eastern tradition, sultry R&B and atmospheric industrialism is our fourth one to watch for 2015.

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