Playlist: Vijay Mistry

Festival2Funky, the Midlands’ premier festival of urban music and arts, returns this month. Get in the mood with this ace preview playlist from festival founder Vijay Mistry...

Playlist: The Great Escape 2018

Ready for this year's instalment of the mighty Great Escape Festival? We've rifled through the extensive line-up to pull out some of our fave acts hitting the seaside. Tuck in!

Playlist: Pulled Apart By Horses

The Leeds quartet have been going hard with their noisy rock destruction for a decade now, wreaking havoc on stages with their mosh-pit anthems. Here, guitarist James selects a mighty playlist ahead of their Pit Parties show tonight (4 May).

Playlist: Positive Vibration

The UK’s award-winning celebration of reggae music and Jamaican heritage returns this June for a weekend of legendary acts and selectors. Here, founder Rory Taylor picks his favourite tracks from some of the artists on the bill...

Playlist: Shangela

The RuPaul's Drag Race superstar shares the songs that have soundtracked her life. Tune in here for pure pop extravaganza...

Playlist: Dani Howard

The cellist and composer is fast making a name for herself as one to watch, picking up prestigious accolades from the Royal Philharmonic Society and more. Here, she shares some of her favourite pieces...

Playlist: Seazoo

Seazoo have fast become M faves for their delightfully poppy racket. With a run of April shows in the diary, we thought it was high time they curated a playlist for us so we can get ever closer to the sonic world they inhibit. Tune in here!

Playlist: Matthew Collin

Author and electronic music aficionado Matthew Collin shares some of his favourite inter - and outer - national beats and bleeps for this week's playlist...