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Jonny Trunk

Genial big cheese of the brilliantly esoteric Trunk Records, Jonny Trunk’s influences include squeaky plimsolls and pretending to be a falling leaf
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Bob Stanley

Saint Etienne man Bob Stanley’s recent compilation ‘Fantastic Voyage’ documents the “echo chamber” effect that David Bowie’s Berlin recordings had on European music. No surprise then that Bowie is one of his key influences…
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Jim Coles

Bristol producer/DJ Jim Coles – aka Om Unit – has been exploring the outer reaches of dub, hip hop and downtempo for over 20 years. With the reissue of his 2013 debut album, ‘Threads’, he delves into the elements that shape him and his music
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Don Letts

With the release of his debut solo album, ‘Outta Sync’, musician, DJ and filmmaker Don Letts shines a light on what made him who he is
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Howard Jones

It’s 40 years since Howard Jones first crashed into the Top 10 with ‘New Song’. To mark the occasion, Cherry Red have issued a superb career retrospective, ‘Celebrate It Together’. And it all started with the coolest teacher in High Wycombe
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Pierre Bastien

On ‘Baba Soirée’, his new collaborative album with Michel Banabila, mechanical instrument maestro Pierre Bastien revels in unusual ways to manipulate the sound of his cornet. His influences are a steady diet of artistic rule-breakers… and tiny circuses