Posts by April Clare Welsh (@AprilClareWelsh )

Remi Wolf

Big Ideas Island Records

Original Source: Miso Extra is bringing her imagination to life

Through her fictional Misoverse, Miso Extra is drawing from her British and Japanese heritage to create a rich blend of rap, R&B and pop

Rising: PYTKO is pushing herself into bold new worlds

PYTKO’s dream-pop meditations soothe and unsettle in equal measure. For the Rising series, she speaks to April Clare Welsh about field recording, Polish sea shanties and taking her sound in a lighter, more playful direction

Jayda G and the power of connection

Jayda G’s effervescent disco-pop has always been a clarion call for coming together and finding shared moments of joy. Recently, though, it has become something more: a way for the producer and DJ to connect with her past

WOS Festival 2022: Sacred spaces and mindful music at Galicia’s best-kept secret

Santiago de Compostela 8 September

Rising: Léa Sen is forging connections through sound

The London-based artist talks influences, her approach to songwriting and studio sessions with Joy Orbison


GOST – A Spiritual Exploration Into Greek Soundtracks (1975 – 1989) Into the Light Records

The age of Beabadoobee

Colouring her 90s-indebted sound with the mood of 2020, Beabadoobee is resonating with a generation


Bullion: Sail away

Having left the bustle of London for a calmer life in Lisbon, Bullion is making some of his most stirring music yet

Galcher Lustwerk Information

Galcher Lustwerk

Information Ghostly International

L.E.V. Matadero 2019: Spain’s premier audiovisual festival comes to Madrid with stunning results

Matadero, Madrid 17 October

Floating Points

Crush Ninja Tune
Kelsey Lu Blood

Kelsey Lu

Blood Colombia
Octo Octa For Lovers

Octo Octa

For Lovers Ninja Tune

BADSISTA, founding member of São Paulo feminist collective Bandida, chooses her essential baile funk tracks

Sharon Van Etten Remind Me Tomorrow

Sharon Van Etten

Remind Me Tomorrow Jagjaguwar


El Mal Querer Sony

Marie Davidson

Working Class Woman Ninja Tune

Black Grape

Pop Voodoo UMC

DJ Stingray

Kern Vol. 4 Tresor

Courtney Barnett:
Life’s a Breeze

We spoke to Courtney Barnett about penning effortless, dead-pan odes to the humdrum and the banal