17 episodes

Play Next is a music discovery podcast that uncovers pioneering, innovative and groundbreaking new music. Presented by Edith Bowman, and created in partnership with BMW, it features full tracks from some of the best breakthrough acts, artist interviews and conversations with people shaping the music industry.
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Play Next is a music discovery podcast that uncovers pioneering, innovative and groundbreaking new music. Presented by Edith Bowman, and created in partnership with BMW, it features full tracks from some of the best breakthrough acts, artist interviews and conversations with people shaping the music industry.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Mura Masa on being a curator and artist collaboration

    Mura Masa on being a curator and artist collaboration

    In the final episode of season two of Play Next, in partnership with BMW, we talk to curator Mura Masa about his journey to where he is now and how he provides platforms for new artists and music. We are also joined by 2022 Mercury nominee, Self Esteem.
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    • 57 min
    Emily Eavis on booking artists and the future of festivals

    Emily Eavis on booking artists and the future of festivals

    In this week's episode of Play Next, in partnership with BMW, we explore the future of festivals and upcoming artists on the music scene with the legendary Emily Eavis. We are also joined by Sipho, who will be headlining our stage at Luno presents All Points East. As always, we will also feature the latest tracks from innovative new artists.
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    • 47 min
    Wolf Alice on touring and the next generation of music

    Wolf Alice on touring and the next generation of music

    In the latest episode of Play Next, in partnership with BMW, we talk to the love-child of folk and grunge, Wolf Alice, on performing and their take on new music. Closely accompanied by groundbreaking new releases chosen by your host, Edith Bowman, and an interview with an artist to watch, Katy J Pearson.
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    • 46 min
    Nao and her stylistic evolution to Wonky Funk

    Nao and her stylistic evolution to Wonky Funk

    In this week’s episode, Edith is joined by British-Peruvian musician Attawalpa, and Mercury, Grammy, Mobo and Brit Award nominated songstress, Nao, who talks about collaborations, her latest album, and her new genre of Wonky Funk. As ever, Play Next also features the very latest music from the hottest new artists.
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    • 49 min
    Jonathan Higgs on innovation, creativity and experimentation in music

    Jonathan Higgs on innovation, creativity and experimentation in music

    Welcome to the second season of Play Next, the partnership with BMW that showcases and celebrates the best new music on offer. This week, we are joined by SOAK - the youngest artist to be nominated for a Mercury award - and Jonathan Higgs, the frontman of art-rock band Everything Everything, who chats to Edith on his use of AI in creating his latest album, Raw Data Feel. 
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    • 45 min
    Exclusive Episode_In partnership with All Points East

    Exclusive Episode_In partnership with All Points East

    Edith Bowman hosts a special, one-off BMW Play Next podcast from All Points East festival including interviews with Lianne La Havas, DJ and producer Elkka and live music on the BMW Play Next stage from upcoming acts Aziya, Priya Ragu, Swim School and SCORS.
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    • 1 hr 3 min

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