Interviews

Interview – Sets

In our exclusive interview the band talk about getting gigs, creating music and they reveal the story behind their song Canon.

Hiatus part three

In the final part of M 's conversation with Hiatus, the electronic music creator tells us what he's listening to and which film he'd like to re-score. Hiatus' music draws on many facets: film soundtracks, nostalgia, bass music and the artist's Iranian heritage.

Hiatus part two

In part two of M's conversation with Hiatus, the producer and artist talks about rediscovering music on his travels to his father's country, Iran and a musical epiphany whilst driving in Kent.

Hiatus Part One

It was while working as a journalist in Tehran in 2005 that English-Iranian music producer Cyrus Shahrad stumbled across his father’s old record collection, discovering in Persian music the mysticism and melancholy that he knew would guide his efforts as Hiatus from that day forth. Five years later he was ready to release Ghost Notes, an album brimming with sadness and cinematic beauty, but one also steeped in the UK bass culture with which he grew up.

Random Impulse interview

Random Impulse aka Jovel Walker fuses a dynamic rap-flow with self-taught electric guitar riffs and elements of grime. Jovel's career started to take off while he was studying genetic engineering and took that work ethic into learning to play the guitar - putting in hundreds of hours of practice.

Mike Marlin part two

Mike Marlin is a talented singer and songwriter who has a remarkable story. Mike was born in Wimbledon during the 1960s, went to university, discovered music and girls, dropped out of university and joined a succession of bands who didn’t quite make it. All the time, Mike wrote and demoed his own songs in the safety of his bedroom.

Mike Marlin part one

Mike Marlin is a talented singer and songwriter who has a remarkable story. Mike was born in Wimbledon during the 1960s, went to university, discovered music and girls, dropped out of university and joined a succession of bands who didn't quite make it. All the time, Mike wrote and demoed his own songs in the safety of his bedroom.

Jodie Aysha interview

The talented Jodie Aysha wrote a UK number 2 hit at the age of 14 - her song Heartbroken with T2 became the most requested track ever on BBC Radio 1Xtra and was a club smash in 2007 that still rocks dancefloors today.

Tony Moore part three

In this final part of M's interview with Tony Moore, the creator and host of legendary songwriter showcase nights at The Bedford and the Kashmir Club gives invaluable advice for budding artists on getting their first gigs, promotion and the DNA of a great song.

Mike Hough

19-year-old Mike Hough has made a huge impact in the UK and internationally through an In an unorthodox route: recording covers of renowned songs from the comfort of his own home. East London born Mike began broadcasting the recordings on his YouTube Channel across the globe - leading to recognition from not only millions of online viewers but also major acclaim from the artists whose songs he had covered.