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Yemi Bolatiwa On a High Note

We talk to the Manchester singer about a love of soul, melodies, and music as a means to attract people's attention to the big issues.

SNO Rumba rhythms and Congolese club

Ahead of her set alongside Awesome Tapes From Africa and Mr Scruff for La Rumba's third birthday, we talked about the family member that started her along the path that eventually led to the DJ booth.

Mr Scruff 20 Years of Keeping It Unreal

Now Then sat down for a chat with local legend Mr Scruff to talk about DJing, Manchester, and introducing his daughter to music production

Legion On Creativity and Truth

Legion, the Mothership Connection rapper whose birth certificate says Charles Palmer, has been a feature of the dystopian underbelly of…

Aver Dressed For CCTV

Wearing an armful of sci-fi literature and crate-dug obscure jazz on his sleeve, Joe Mills, aka Aver, first gained creative renown from his…

Hafsah Aneela Bashir The Welcoming Party

Having been awarded the prestigious Jerwood Creative Fellowship with Manchester International Festival, Hafsah Aneela Bashir has been busy…

Algernon Cornelius Upbeat Production

Taking inspiration from his surroundings, Algernon Cornelius makes music for your listening pleasure. Having a musician granddad who…

Turning Up The Heat

Three weeks ago, I reviewed a fantastic production of Orphans at Hope Mill Theatre and was blown away by the standard. Leafing through the…