Interviews

M meets… Al Kent

Glaswegian Ewan Kelly makes music under the moniker of Al Kent. Interested in soul and disco for a young age, he found himself beginning to make music using samples from his record collection.

Party Week: M meets Deodato

Will Page touches base with Eumir Deodato to reflect on his career as a composer and arranger, and finds out why he is credited with inventing house music.

Party Week: M meets CSS

This week M's going all festive, with a series of interviews and features that capture the party vibe at home and abroad. First up, we speak to Brazilian party-starters CSS.

I Wrote That: Merry Christmas Everyone

It's the time of year where the nation begins to count down the days to Christmas, To get us in the mood, only a Christmas song will do. Bob Heatlie, writer of the Shakin' Stevens hit Merry Christmas Everyone recalls how he put together an enduring classic.

M meets… Arun Ghosh part two

Watch the second part of M's interview with Arun Ghosh. The clarinetist plays a fusion of music that has been termed Indo-Jazz.

M meets… Arun Ghosh

Clarinetist Arun Ghosh's music draws on influences from his Indian Heritage, upbringing in Bolton, education in Manchester and current home in London.

M meets… X-Press 2

X-Press 2 came together through the club scene of the late 1980s, Darren and Darren House (Diesel) got together with Ashley Beedle through their love of house, balearic, soul and jazz music, Iconic debut Muzik Xpress smashed dancefloors to bits on both sides of the Atlantic in 1992.

M meets… Giovanna

Giovanna is a talented 21 year-old singer and songwriter who has already been enlisted by Mumford & Sons, Noah And The Whale and King Charles.

M meets… Alex Gold

Alex Gold was a member of High Wycombe's finest, The Wutars. The band formed whilst studying at Buckinghamshire New University and living in house that doubled as party venue and the scene of many notorious DIY 'shindig gigs'.

M meets… Boy George

Boy George hardly needs an introduction. Born George O'Dowd in South-East London, the singer became one of the most famous faces of the 1980s as the lead singer of Culture Club and as a successful solo artist.