Firsts With Elle Shimada

Firsts With Elle Shimada

From the brilliance of Björk to being broke and meeting Sudan Archives, Elle Shimada runs down her musical firsts.

Firsts With Stepz

Firsts With Stepz

Stepz talks ten of his musical firsts, from winning the affection of Mabel to the obstacles he’s faced as an artist.

Firsts With Sister Ray

In celebration of the launch of their latest EP ‘Teeth’, Sister Ray discusses their musical firsts, from meeting Ben Howard, to finding healing in songwriting.

Firsts with Mason Collective

Manchester’s own Mason Collective discuss their musical firsts, from their earliest show at Sankeys to being starstruck supporting The Martinez Brothers.

Firsts with Jossy Mitsu

Jossy Mitsu takes us through her musical firsts, from naming a track after a MAC lipstick to seeing Missy Elliott live.

Firsts With Ash Lune

Ash Lune talks her musical firsts, from winning Triple J competitions to seeing Deadmau5 in Mumbai and the greatness of Eminem.

Firsts With Suté Iwar

We spoke with Suté Iwar about his musical firsts, from seeing Drake in Dublin to meeting legendary legendary Nigerian musician M.I. 

Firsts With Phabo

Phabo takes us through his musical firsts, from seeking inspiration in Usher, to being starstruck by Kehlani and losing all his early recordings.

Firsts with BODUR

From her early SoundCloud days to shyly attending an Avril Lavigne concert, rising musician BODUR talks us through her musical firsts.

Firsts With TQD

We caught up with TQD to discuss their musical firsts, from early Wiley edits to meeting Todd Edwards, and how to be heard outside your hometown.

Firsts With SamRecks

SamRecks takes us through his musical firsts, from overcoming rejection to what inspires him the most.

Firsts With Nix Northwest

From being blown away by Kendrick Lamar to performing at Belgrave Music Hall, Nix Northwest takes us through his most memorable musical firsts.

Firsts With Berna

British rap trailblazer Berna takes us through his musical firsts, from locking off the playground to being starstruck by Young Thug.