30 Seconds

30 Seconds: Channel Cairo

Born into an artistic home without a TV set, Channel Cairo's lead singer Joshua Bowyer learned to entertain on the piano from an early age. He moved to London with friend Hamish Murtagh and began piecing together a folk group from open-mic sessions and recording studios across the capital.

30 seconds: David Finney

Singer, songwriter and Bowie aficionado David Finney is our latest interviewee. His latest project Bewlay Brothers, showcases his sharp songwriting and classic arrangements.

30 Seconds: Daughter

Daughter is Elena Tonra, Igor Haefeli & Remi Aguilella. They write dark, ethereal & beautiful songs. They've taken some time out to have a quick 30 second chat to us.

30 Seconds: Ainsley Stones

Ainsley Stones is a Sheffield based multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and vocalist. His varied, tuneful, catchy songs, soulful playing and lively performances have meant that Ainsley has received consistently excellent reviews for many years.

30 Seconds: Power Down

We chatted to a few of the artists on the line-up of the next Power Down Showcase at Metropolis Studios . To hear them perform, visit M online at 8pm on 1 May, where their performances will be streamed live.

30 Seconds: Hip Parade

Glasgow band Hip Parade are Kris McDines, Sal Shah, Rob Shah and Dave Flavell. They will premiere their debut album I'll Be Your Audience in its entirety live at King Tuts in Glasgow, 28 April.

30 Seconds: Paul Thomas Saunders

Paul Thomas Saunders is a singer songwriter from Leeds whose haunting sound is a mixture of high, rasping vocal, ethereal guitar and heartbroken lyrics.

30 Seconds: Lizzard Frequency

Formed just over two years ago, Lizzardfrequency, or Lf as they refer to themselves, are brothers Iain and Mark Lay. Both brothers have worked on numerous musical projects over the years but finally came together to "write the music they want to listen to".

30 seconds with…Shere Khan

London band Shere Khan are the latest band to spend 30 seconds with M. They've been together for a couple of years and describe their music as a blend of disco house/indie/punk.