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Playlist: Payfone

Since their inception in 2013, London/Barcelona duo Payfone have been breathing warm blooded soul into their unique machine-fuelled groove. Now they turn their hand to our weekly playlist...

Playlist: John Metcalfe + Simon Richmond

This week's playlist offers an eclectic mix from the vanguard of British electronic classical composition - John Metcalfe (Morrissey, Blur) and Simon Richmond (REM, Pulp)...

Playlist: Best of 2016

For our last playlist of 2016, we’re looking back on the tracks we’ve had on repeat here at M. You'll find gems from Carla dal Forno, Romare, Childish Gambino, Raime, Midland, Tensnake and more...

Sound Effect – Laura Jurd

Welcome to our latest playlist, this time compiled by award-winning British trumpet player Laura Jurd. Check out her selection of inspirations and influences...

Tastemaker tips for 2017

We asked some of the UK’s leading musical minds to tell us who they think is going to succeed in 2017. Stay ahead of the curve and have a tug into selections including Rhain, Dave and Metrik...

Playlist: ISLAND

Welcome to our latest playlist, this time by independent rockers ISLAND. You can whet appetites ahead of their new EP in February 2017 with this selection…

In session: Jalen N’Gonda

Soul ace Jalen N’Gonda has travelled far from his Maryland home to Liverpool, bringing honeyed vocals and winsome blues with him. Watch him perform instant classic Why I Try...

Sound Effect: Luke Haines

Songwriter and acerbic wit Luke Haines was the musical force behind The Auteurs and Black Box Recorder before becoming a solo artist. Here he picks the songs that have soundtracked his life...