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Playlist: Ludovico Einaudi

For this week's inspiration we look to the work of composer Ludovico Einaudi, our latest M magazine cover star. You'll find classic Eno, Robert Lippok, Autechre and more...

Playlist: R&B

Welcome to our latest M playlist. This week Chantelle Fiddy compiles a selection from the best new R&B stars taking on the charts and winning. Check out prime cuts from Route 94, Sam Smith and Ella Eyre...

Playlist: SXSW 2014

Welcome to our latest Friday playlist. This week we’re celebrating the British bands who've made the long trip to Texas for South by South West...

Playlist: Sam Mumford picks

Welcome to our latest playlist. This week Sam Mumford, A&R Manager at Imagem Music, delves into the publisher’s back catalogue to uncover some old treasures and modern classics...

Playlist: love/hate

With Valentine’s Day upon us we’re feeling a little nostalgic. Join us as we listen back to the soppy songs and cynical tracks that indulge the emotions and talk from the heart…

Playlist: Andreya Triana

From Irish folkie James Vincent McMorrow to hip-hop mega-brand Pharrell, Andreya has been digging into plenty of raw sounds, classy acoustics and edgy songwriting...

Playlist: Bob Stanley

Welcome to our latest playlist. This week we’re delighted to welcome author, former music journalist and member of seminal pop act Saint Etienne Bob Stanley as curator of our playlist. As the writer behind the acclaimed Yeah Yeah Yeah – The Story of Modern Pop he’s well versed in the history of contemporary music and has exquisite taste to boot. Wade in and feel the power of his selection including Hall and Oates, Solange and East India Youth…

Playlist: Eurosonic 2014

Every year Eurosonic Noorderslag heralds an exciting new year in music. More than 3,000 music fans and industry bods descend on Groningen in The Netherlands to watch a 300-strong line-up that sets the agenda for the next 12 months. Our friends from PRS for Music have been reporting back with their top live tips from this year’s showcase. Tune in for an eclectic mix of upcoming pop, electronica and indie to find out who’s going to be cutting through the background noise in 2014...

Playlist: Tastemakers’ Tips 2014

Welcome to our first playlist of 2014. It’s that time of year when tastemakers are busy tipping, bloggers are reeling out their best-ofs and the BBC unveils the winner of its coveted ‘Sound Of…’ poll. So we’ve decided to pick a path through the mayhem by asking some of our favourite broadcasters, journalists and industry gurus to tell us what’s tickling them this New Year. Here are the results...

Playlist: X Factor

Welcome to our latest playlist. As the X-Factor reaches its climax this weekend, we’ve handed over the playlist reins to our resident pop guru Russell Iliffe. Russell has been providing a weekly analysis of the TV competition so it’s only fitting that he puts together a playlist featuring the best musical X Factor moments from this year’s series. Inside you’ll find classic songs from the likes of Ed Sheeran, Adele, Elton John and Shirley Bassey…