Urban

Playlist: Afropunk London

Footloose festival Afropunk dabbles at the cutting edge of black urban culture, cooking up an untouchable line-up of genre-hopping talent. Our new playlist celebrates the London 2017 edition...

Featured artist: Yazmin Lacey

Armed with nectar-sweet vocals and a discerning taste in beats, Notts-based Yazmin Lacey is cooking up a classy sound that's two-parts golden era jazz and one-part British urban...

Featured artist: Izzie Gibbs

Northampton's Izzie Gibbs has been flaunting his witty wordplay for the last three years, proving London isn’t the only home of UK grime. With the hype picking up pace, don't miss his new EP...

Sound Effect – Barry Adamson

Music-maker, photographer and film-maker Barry Adamson talks us through the songs that have soundtracked his life, with Beach Boys, 21 Savage, Elvis and John Barry...

Playlist: Glastonbury Festival 2017

This year, the M gang have decamped to Glastonbury Festival. To celebrate, we’re bringing you a festival flavoured playlist of 12 tracks by acts we can’t wait to catch live in action...

In print: M64

Bill Withers // Anne Dudley // New jazz // Un_classified // The Only Ones // Barry Adamson // Laura Cannell // Goat Girl // Brexit // Royalties

Interview: Lemar

British soul ace Lemar on what makes a great record, his biggest inspirations and what's in store for his next album...

Interview: Dyo

Ivor Award-nominated songwriter and vocalist Dyo (aka Dayo Olatunji) on her co-writing techniques and her tips for upcoming talent breaking through…