30 Seconds

30 seconds with… Blue on Blue

Blue on Blue are London based duo Dee Sada and Billy Steiger, who formed the group a couple of years ago. Their debut self-titled release came out on 31 October. Dee and Billy took some time out to answer a few questions from M.

30 seconds with… Julia Johnson

This week M spends 30 seconds with London-based singer, songwriter and piano player Julia Johnson. Her sound is both unusual and accessible. Julia began learning piano at an early age and trained in classical singing from the age of 14. Believing that nothing matters more than the words, Julia cites Ani diFranco's lines from I'm No Heroine: 'I just write about what I should have done; I just sing what I wish I could say' as her manifesto.

30 seconds with… Royal Treatment Plant

This week M spends 30 seconds with Royal Treatment Plant. On 24 October the band released their follow-up album, Halfway To The Sun, on new UK Indie label Tip Top Recordings. Their new track All The Same is currently the title track to Channel 4's music show On Track.

30 seconds with… The Model Society

London-based band The Model Society meld the punk ethos with solid pop sensibilities, binding it altogether with carefully crafted kitchen-sink lyrics. M spent 30 seconds with them to find out more...

30 seconds with… Rosabella Gregory

She has collaborated with the likes of jazz artist Bob James, supported Jools Holland and performed with Craig David. Now she's about to promote her self-financed album in NYC. Songwriter, composer and arranger Rosabella Gregory spends 30 seconds with M

30 seconds with… The Lake Poets

This week M spends 30 seconds with Martin Longstaff, the man behind The Lake Poets. They make "honest, haunting & moving" acoustic/indiefolk music.

30 seconds with… The Doggett Brothers

This week M spends 30 seconds with Norfolk-based band the Doggett Brothers, who were brought up on the sounds of Jamiroquai, Incognito, The Average White Band, Roy Ayers and Prince. They have been endorsed by the likes of Jazz FM, Snowboy and Blues and Soul Magazine. and were featured on the ‘Soul Unsigned Vol. 4’ compilation.

30 seconds with… GURT

GURT, featuring the vocals of PRS for Music's very own Gareth Kelly, take (in their own words) "the blues and groove of 70s rock and drag it backwards through the swamps of Louisiana." Gareth elaborates in this week's 30 seconds with M...

30 seconds with… Florence Joelle

Paris-born, London-based singer/songwriter Florence Joelle describes her music as a blend of blues with gypsy jazz, and one of her songs is set to be used in an upcoming film, Gypsyland. She spends 30 seconds chatting to M