Genres

M meets… Paul Child Band part one

Paul Child Band might on the surface appear to be a folk/pop ensemble, but their diverse influences actually produce an eclectic fusion of funk, rock, jazz and gypsy folk topped off with Paul's unique vocal stylings.

January Blues – Errol Linton

Errol Linton has developed his style of blues over a two decades of busking on London Underground. Fusing the sound of New Orleans with influences from his caribbean heritage, Errol was spotted by an amazed Abram Wilson and was asked to join the trumpeter's touring band. Find out more by watching M's exclusive video with the Brixton blues-buster Errol Linton.

Sunday Night Live returns

Live urban music night Sunday Night Live relaunches at new home, the Clapham Grand in south London, on 12 February.

January Blues with The Toy Hearts

JANUARY BLUES: The Toy Hearts are a blues-tinged Americana band who's sound is steeped in the soul of the deep south. Drawing on influences from the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi Delta, the father and daughter trio have won plaudits across Europe and the US for their raw live performances and intricate adaptations of the traditional bluegrass sound.

Live jazz in Wimbledon

A new monthly Saturday night live music club - Saturday Night Live! launches at The Colour House Theatre at Merton Abbey Mills, near South Wimbledon.

M meets… Alphabet Backwards

Consisting of James, Josh, Steph, Paul and Bob Tom, the five-piece band's infectious sound is a catchy, hook-laden joyous affair.

Featured Artist – Theme Park

Theme Park are a much-touted funky rock band from London, consisting of Miles Haughton (vocals, guitar), Marcus Haughton (vocals, guitar), Louis Bhose (bass) and Oscar Manthorpe (guitar).

MOBO Unsung contest launches

MOBO organisers have launched a competition to find the best emerging talent to join the MOBO Tour 2012, alongside Clement Marfo & the Frontline and Lady Leshurr.