In the second part of M's interview with 808 State's Graham Massey, he describes, amongst other things, taking his electronic productions into the live arena, keeping his 'DIY ethic' and collaborating with Björk.
Have you ever fallen in love with someone you shouldn’t have? On the most romantic day of the year we publish our interview with Pete Shelley, writer of the Buzzcocks hit. He has a photographic memory about the creation of the song — well, the lyrics, at least.
Bleed Electric is the brainchild of music producer Chris ‘MUG5’ Maguire and originally created as an outlet for Maguire's eclectic musical tastes. Maguire was soon joined by rappers Dean ‘S-Tradamus’ Fortt aka Silk and Leon ‘Siege’ Hassan and the trio retreated into the studio to produce music that crossed and blended all musical genres.
Sixties songwriter, guitarist and sound engineer Robin Mayhew has written a song for the London 2012 Olympic Games, and is inviting school children to sing it at synchronised events around the country this summer.
Ben Christo is the lead guitarist with The Sisters Of Mercy, joining the band in 2006. Ben is also a member of Night By Night - a melodic heavy rock band with a contemporary twist. Ben took some time out to speak to M about working with The Sisters Of Mercy, how he began his music career and his own approach to writing songs.