Interviews

M at The Proms: Judith Bingham

Sought-after British composer Judith Bingham wrote the new organ piece The Everlasting Crown for the annual Proms festival this year. It debuted yesterday at London’s Royal Albert Hall by organist Stephen Farr, and has already received critical acclaim.

M at The Proms: Kevin Volans

To mark the 117th Proms, M will be talking to some of the composers whose work will be premiered at the Royal Albert Hall this year. We will be asking upcoming and established composers, including Simon Holt, Judith Bingham, Vartan Melkonian and Graham Fitkin, about their careers and finding out about the burning issues that face classical composers in Britain today.

Soul Talk part two

M recently spoke to Soul Talk, a UK band that hark back to classic R&B artists such as Earth, Wind and Fire, Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder.

Javed Akhtar on Bollywood

For over 30 years Javed Akhtar has been one of the most influential forces in Bollywood. A seventh generation Urdu poet, he has carved out a distinguished career as a scriptwriter and lyricist for many of Bollywood's most popular films.

The Reason 4 interview part 2

In part 2 of this exclusive interview, the band tell M how the album came about, how they write songs, their influences and how they use social networking to their advantage.

M speaks to Tony Britten

Composer Tony Britten is best known for writing the UEFA Champion’s League anthem, but he has worked across a variety of genres, creating music for film, TV, commercials and opera.

Popping Out! M talks to Ross Godfrey

Ross Godfrey formed the pop band Morcheeba with his brother Paul in the early 90s, embarking on a trajectory that is still yielding critically-acclaimed albums and sell-out world tours nearly 20 years later.