Bob Marley film preview

Marley - a special preview screening of a documentary on life and global influence of Bob Marley will be shown at the BFI Southbank in London on 13 April.

M meets… Mikill Pane part one

Mikill Pane (pronounced Mike-ill, by the way) is an east London-based rapper who got into making music through a love of wordplay with the English language and poetry slams.

M meets… Bleed Electric

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.

M meets… Belleruche

Belleruche were formed in 2005 when Ricky Fabulous and Tim Goodwin (AKA DJ Modest) were joined by vocalist Kathrin deBoer.

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.

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.

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.