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M meets: YolanDa Brown part one

Double Mobo Award winner, YolanDa Brown is a self taught saxophonist who has played with everyone form Alexander O'Neal, Mica Paris, The Temptations, Soweto Kinch and Jools Holland.

M meets: Ola Onabule part two

UK soul singer Ola Onabule is an artist who has done it 'his way', releasing seven albums on his own Rugged Ram imprint during his career to date.

M meets: Victor Haynes

Victor Haynes is a soul singer from Manchester who has been releasing records since the beginning of the 1990s after cutting his teeth in various bands in the city.

New Hiatus collaboration

Electronica artist Hiatus (Cyrus Shahrad) has taken a new direction, collaborating with Matt Falloon, singer of breaking UK soul band Smoke Feathers, for a new song called Change Up.

M meets: Dave Barker

Dave Barker is a singer and songwriter from Kingston, Jamaica. His classic rocksteady and ska recordings have made him a cult hero around the world.

M meets: Buster Shuffle

Buster Shuffle are a 'piano-bashing' English rock 'n' Roll/Ska band whose sound is perhaps a bit like Squeeze, Madness, Blur and Little Richard mixed together and released on Trojan Records.

M meets: Sean Flowerdew

Sean Flowerdew is the organiser of The London International Ska Festival which takes place between 3-6 May. As well as putting on the event, Sean also leads the ska and rock steady band Phoenix City All-stars who draw inspiration from the likes of Studio One and The Skatalites. Sean has also launched new record label Phoenix City Rec.Co.

M meets: The Dualers part two

The Dualers are a dynamic nine-strong ska and reggae band led by Tyber Cranstoun. The band are known for their exhuberant live performances, The Dualers are headlining at the London International Ska Festival on Saturday 5 May.