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In Stockholm with Seinabo Sey

Who does she think she is?! Seinabo Sey on finding her voice, making her debut album and why it's the Law of Jante, not the Law of The Jungle, that looms large.

LIZ: “You have to become a more fantastical version of yourself”

The relentlessly-upbeat Diplo-endorsed Californian dissects pop stardom with Best Fit's Maya Hambro.

Britt Daniel of Spoon: “This record is for playing loud in your car”

The Austin cult favourites' frontman talks the band's long lay-off, reinvigoration, and new influences, ahead of the long-awaited They Want My Soul.

Fránçois & the Atlas Mountains: “We’re not trying to be eccentric for the fun of being eccentric”

We talk the romance of the French language, the influence of African music & the UK government's approach to art with the French world-poppers.

Cloud Boat: “We wanted to be less introverted”

We talked tattoos, churches and the making of Model Of You with Sam Ricketts.

Slow Club: “We still get pretty excited if we’ve got two Travelodge rooms rather than one”

We talk Fleetwood Mac, solo projects, and keeping your feet on the ground with the Sheffield duo.

Maxine Ashley: “I want music to feel like a fantasy”

The Bronx-born popstar-in-waiting talks candidly to Best Fit about her amazing journey to Pharrell-endorsed creative freedom.

Jenny Lewis: “I’d exhausted all of my ideas”

Ahead of the release of her long-awaited third solo record, The Voyager, the former Rilo Kiley frontwoman talks anxiety, writer's block and taking cues from Keith Richards.

Peter Matthew Bauer: “No-one knows what the hell is going to happen. It’s like starting over”

Peter Matthew Bauer talks religion and the difficulty in finding a singing voice ahead of his debut solo record, coming after fifteen years as part of The Walkmen.

Woman’s Hour: “What we’re trying to do is accept this tangled situation where nothing is black and white”

We speak to vocalist Fiona Burgess about the honesty of singing in your own accent, the complexities of relationships and whether it's possible to be truly original with your art.

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