PRS for Music meets Everything Everything

M magazine caught up with Everything Everything and the band shared their opinions on what makes a good song, their inspirations and what they spent their first PRS for Music royalties on.

Pictures from the 56th Ivor Novello Awards

M magazine was at the 56th Ivor Novello Awards took place on 19 May at Grosvenor House in Mayfair. Photographer Mark Allan was on hand to capture the afternoon on camera. Watch our gallery to see who was there and who won the prizes.

Claire Nicolson sings Quiet Company

M caught up with the very talented Claire Nicolson following her storming performance at the City Showcase festival. Claire has been described by Ed Harcourt as ‘Dusty Springfield weaned on acid folk rock that makes little children laugh and grown men weep’ but essentially, Claire is a talented songwriter turns in spellbinding performances.…

Review – Prince: Chaos, Disorder and Revolution

It is a rare artist who can sell out the O2 for 21 nights, and Prince proved to be one of those in 2007. Jason Draper's book, Chaos, Disorder and Revolution is a meticulous guide to the life and times of one of popular music's true mavericks.

Station Sessions: Session 1

Watch some fabulous performances from The Special K's and Juliyaa from the 5 May Station Sessions. The event was curated by City Showcase as part of their city-wide festival of music.

The Adele Experience

Christopher Barrett to speaks to the songwriting and production team that helped shaped Adele's 21 album.

Anna Calvi Q&A: The Great Escape

Welcome to the first in a series of interviews with songwriters and musicians to mark M‘s Great Escape Week 2011. Upcoming singer-songwriter Anna Calvi creates darkly theatrical music, her lyrics building a rich tapestry of surreal imagery and insight, her guitar-based compositions alive with raw instinct. …