"One of the conditions of signing me is that you can't A&R me": Inside Nitin Sawhney's groundbreaking career
In the new issue of Music Week , we speak to the winner of this year's Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ivor Novellos: Nitin Sawhney. Having produced incredible work not only as a solo artist, but also as a multimedia composer for various film, TV, computer game and theatre projects, Sawhney reveals how a diverse approach to music has been the key to his ground-breaking career.
The UK grime scene is far from an overnight success, having originally emerged early this century. It's a similar story for Urban Development, the British company that's nurturing some of its potential future stars.
At 11 p.m. here one recent Monday, Rob Aston, a 23-year-old former drum-and-bass M.C., was four hours into a shift at one of the world’s first mental health help lines for musicians