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.

M meets… Alphabet Backwards

Consisting of James, Josh, Steph, Paul and Bob Tom, the five-piece band's infectious sound is a catchy, hook-laden joyous affair.

M meets… Ursa Minor (Little Bear)

Ursa Minor (Little Bear) are are Little Bear, Yoshee, Alex and Evee, alongside various collaborators. The band create pop music heavily influenced by the golden age of house - artists such as Fingers Inc, Ten City, Inner City and Billy Ray Martin.

M meets… The Cut Outs

The Cut Outs were founded by British born Stevie from Newcastle and Jess from Melbourne in Australia. Having transplanted themselves to London, the pair met - bizarrely - at an audition for Kylie's backing band.

M meets… fiN

M chatted recently with Luke and Jonny from fiN in their lair at CATO Studios in Wandsworth.

fiN perform The Artisan

fiN are a south-west London band consisting of Luke Joyce on lead vocals, Johnny Garner – guitar, Kerry Lambert on bass and drummer Simon Harding. Watch fiN perform a special version of The Artisan at CATO Studios in Wandsworth here.