Interviews

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.

M meets: Neol Davies aka The Selecter

After learning his craft in local rehearsal spaces and playing in a number of bands, Neol recorded the instrumental ska classic The Selecter which was the first release with Gangsters by The Specials on 2Tone records, the label he co-founded.

Session: The Toy Hearts

The Toy Hearts follow a unique tradition that runs through many bluegrass bands; watch them in action.

M meets… Shields

Shields are a talented electro pop/rock band from Newcastle that have a very clear idea of the music they want to make.

M meets… Lightships

Lightships is the new project by Teenage Fanclub's Gerard Love. For Lightships, Love pulled together some of the Glasgow music scene's finest. Read M's exclusive interview with him.

M meets… Feeder

Feeder started out in 1991 in Newport, Wales. The alternative rock duo have so far achieved five gold records and three platinum records during their even studio-album career and top ten singles with Buck Rogers, Just the Way I'm Feeling and Tumble and Fall.