Quantic: ‘All music is authentic’

DJ and producer Quantic's new album turns everything you thought you knew about Hispanic music on its head. He tells Tom Horan how his six-week trip to Colombia turned into a six-year stay

A ticket to ride with the Rails

To celebrate this year's Record Shop Day the husband-and-wife folk duo played whistle-stop shows in London and New York. Hazel Sheffield joined them on their journey

Michael Fassbender: Frank and me

Steve Rose: The actor on why he's happy inside Frank Sidebottom's fibreglass head for Lenny Abrahamson's comedy about an eccentric band – and his own teenage fantasies of rock stardom

The Playlist: Americana

Today's entry in our playlist series sees our lover of all things twangy and bearded recommending five new songs from the States