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Live session: Coves

John Rigard and Beck Wood make music that's one part C86 indie, two parts pop. They combine jangly guitars and boy-girl vocals to create the perfect mix for radio. Watch them perform Cast a Shadow at the 229 Club in London.

Friday Playlist: Songs about the weather

Today we're listening to our favourite weather-themed songs from the past 40 years, including tracks by Twin Shadow, Caribou, The Hollies, Grace Jones and Paul Weller.

Friday Playlist: Movies

This week we're listening to our favourite hits from the movies, so you'll find some classic Bond themes, Orbital, Roxy Music, Blur, Psapp, David Bowie and more. Enjoy!

Live session: Brother and Bones Part 2

Festival favourites Brother and Bones specialise in Americana-indebted alt-rock - watch them perform For All We Know in the second part of their session for M.

Live session: Brother and Bones Part 1

Brother and Bones are an English folk five-piece whose music recalls the grit of America’s Deep South just as much as it draws on the pastoral neo-folk of British contemporaries Mumford & Sons.

Live session: Pat Dam Smyth

Pat Dam Smyth is one of those rare songwriter-composers who can flit between classical and contemporary music without batting an eyelid.