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Friday playlist: Colours

Welcome to your latest M playlist. This week we've picked songs and acts that feature a colour in their name. So forget the drab greys of February outside and tune in to our top picks... You'll hear tracks by Kindness, Hype Williams, Arctic Monkeys, Shirley Bassey, Sugababes and more.

In session: John Bramwell, I Am Kloot, Part 1

John Bramwell is an extremely experienced old hand, and it shows. From his band's first album in 2001 he has teased out poetically lean lyrics, all tightly bound with deft guitar melodies and a trademark low key swagger...

Friday playlist: Time

This week we're pondering the passing of time. When will it be warmer outside? When do the clocks go back? When's teatime? Maybe it's time to take a break and listen to Jessie Ware, SBTRKT, Haircut 100, Bill Withers, Moloko and more...

Friday playlist: new beginnings

Happy new year and welcome to our first Friday playlist of 2013! We've chosen the theme 'new beginnings' to usher in what promises to be another great 12 months in music. You'll hear some great songs by Toro Y Moi, The Jam, Depeche Mode, Peaking Lights and more...

Live Session: Scams

Scams are a Leeds four piece specialising in angular guitar pop - Watch the band blast through live favourite It's War at the Buffalo Bar in Islington in their most recent show in the capital

Friday playlist: Best of 2012

This week we're rubbernecking back over 2012, picking our favourite songs of the year. Hear a stunning selection of tracks from The xx, Daphni, Julia Holter, Bat for Lashes, Omar Souleyman, Clinic, Azealia Banks and more. Much more!

Richard Hawley Playlist

The Sheffield troubadour is the cover star of our latest M Magazine - our playlist showcases his finest moments...

Live session: Grass House

Grass House combine Americana with darkly poetic lyrics and good old fashioned rock n’ roll swagger. Watch the London based quartet perform current single The Boredom Rose at the Almost Famous showcase.