Interviews

M meets… 808 State pt.1

A founder of the band with Martin Price and Gerald Simpson (A Guy Called Gerald) in 1987. 808 State had a big chart hit with Pacific State at the height of the rave era but the band's influence in alternative electronica goes deeper than that.

M meets… Gilbert O’Sullivan part one

Gilbert O'Sullivan, the Ivor Novello and Grammy award-winning singer and songwriter has enjoyed international success with songs like the million-sellers Alone Again (Naturally), Clair and Get Down over a 44-year career.

SXSW interviews part one

PRS for Music Foundation's Sarah Thirtle caught up with many of the artists who received support from British Music Abroad at this year's SXSW festival.

M meets… Richard Stilgoe

PLAYING IT FOR LAUGHS: Renowned lyricist, musician and comedy songwriter Richard Stilgoe has been in the business for more than 40 years. He first captivated the nation on TV shows including Today, Nationwide and That’s Life, combining humour and melody with great dexterity.

M meets… Gareth Griffiths

M caught up with Gareth Griffiths, the winner of the PRS for Music Best Original Music award at this year’s BAFTA in Scotland New Talent Awards. Gareth won the prize for his music to the animated film An Interrupted Story .

M meets… Labrinth

Watch our exclusive video interview with the talented singer/songwriter/producer, Labrinth. The man behind Tinie Tempah's massive summer hits is beginning a career as an artist in his own right, having had a UK number 3 hit with his debut single, Let The Sunshine.

M meets… Gilbert O’Sullivan part two

In the second part of M's interview with Gilbert O'Sullivan, the veteran songwriter talks about his dispute over publishing and the influence of Spike Milligan, amongst other things.

SXSW interviews part two

Watch exclusive interviews with Skindred, Treetop Flyers and D/R/U/G/S captured by PRS for Music Foundation's Sarah Thirtle at this year’s SXSW festival.

The weird world of Cate le Bon

Psychedelic singer-songwriter and musician Cate le Bon grew up on her parents’ farm in Penboyr, west Wales. She caught the attention of Super Furry Animals front man Gruff Rhys in Cardiff, and was roped into his 2008 electronic side project Neon Neon with Boom Bip.…

Sounds from a Smalltown

Norwegian Joakim Haugland runs two small but perfectly formed record labels in the quaint and quiet capital, Oslo. Knowingly named Smalltown Supersound and Smalltown Superjazzz, they openly flaunt their remote location and obscure rosters. But don’t let that catch you off guard...