Interviews

M meets… David’s Lyre

Variously described as 'baroque pop' (The Guardian), '... a pop force' (BBC Music) and ‘Sensational skewed indie’ (Sunday Times Culture), David's Lyre is the brainchild of multi-instrumentalist, singer/songwriter/producer Paul Dixon.

M meets…The Overtones

On an unseasonably sunny October day, M caught up with the Overtones, a vocal harmony group who are inspired by the sounds of the 40s, 50s and 60s while adding their own contemporary twist.

M meets Ciaran Gribbin

It was announced this week that Northern Irish singer and songwriter Ciaran Gribbin has become the new lead singer of legendary rock band INXS. As well as peforming the group's classic hits, Ciaran has been writing new material with INXS' Andrew Farriss.

M meets Plaid part two

In part two of our exclusive interview with Warp stalwarts Plaid, we find out about the writing process behind their exceptional new album Scintilli, and mull over the analogue vs digital conundrum.

Bjork Week: profile of a sound sculptor

Henry Dagg is a composer and sound sculptor who has worked with many well known acts including Keane and Bob Geldof. He has been designing electronic and acoustic instruments since he was nine years old, and last year he even played his homemade cat piano for Prince Charles and Camilla.…

Björk Week: M talks to Plaid

Andy Turner and Ed Handley, aka Plaid, have been making music together for more than 20 years. Former Björk band members, they credit her with some of their early exposure. Their new album Scintili was released through Warp Records this week, so M caught up with the pair to hear some old tales and find out more about their new direction.

Björk Week: Biophilia Live

Following our feature on Björk's Biophilia project, we talk to her long-time collaborator Peter van der Velde about the stage show.

Björk Week: behind the Biophilia apps

M spoke to interactive artist and app designer Scott Snibbe about his involvement with the groundbreaking Biophilia app suite. Find out about the concept and design behind the project and watch the apps in motion.