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Podcast: The Sound Of 2012

The latest instalment of the PRS for Music Podcast is presented by BBC 6 Music DJ and tastemaker Tom Robinson. It focuses on four of the bands included in our industry tips for 2012. Download it here.

M meets… Mikill Pane part one

Mikill Pane (pronounced Mike-ill, by the way) is an east London-based rapper who got into making music through a love of wordplay with the English language and poetry slams.

M meets… Daytona Lights

Young upstarts Daytona Lights gatecrashed M towers last week to play us a tune and tell us about how they write their infectious British indie-pop.

M meets… Young Astronaut part two

Young Astronaut were originated by two brothers, Chris and Pete Boakes who developed a suite of songs from their many acoustic guitar sessions together.

M meets… Young Astronaut part one

Young Astronaut are brothers Chris and Pete Boakes, who developed their distinctive acoustic-led sound over years of jamming together at their home near the New Forest, drummer Niko Battistini and bass player Paul Meeson.

M meets… Paul Child Band part two

In part two of M meets... Paul Child Band, we talk to the folk/funk/rock band about bringing together their diverse tastes and influences to create their music and getting their music heard.

M meets… Paul Child Band part one

Paul Child Band might on the surface appear to be a folk/pop ensemble, but their diverse influences actually produce an eclectic fusion of funk, rock, jazz and gypsy folk topped off with Paul's unique vocal stylings.