Interviews

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.

M meets… Sam Lewis

Watch Sam perform The City and I and find out more about him by watching our exclusive interview.

Floridita revisits Marquee Club roots

The Floridita venue in London occupies the site of the legendary Marquee Club and, after eight years playing host to the cream of Cuba’s musical fraternity, it's going back to its roots with an eclectic new roster of established UK acts and upcoming artists.

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.