Rock/indie

30 Seconds Interview: Whenyoung

Channeling the ferocity of the Pixies and the sonic atmospherics of Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Whenyoung perfectly encapsulate the giddiness of young abandon. Meet the Irish pop punks here...

Playlist: Dream Nails

The London grunge gang let us in on the bands that have fuelled their raucous sound. Expect loads of punk-rock and Riot Grrrl from The Julie Ruin, Bleached, Sacred Paws, The Slits and more...

Interview: Howard Monk, The End Festival

'There are small-looking "indie" events popping up all over, which are anything but "indie" or run by small companies,' The End Festival founder Howard Monk on DIY in live music...

30 seconds interview: Human Pyramids

If ecstatic electronics, orchestral theatrics and pounding punk get your ears doing cartwheels, then 16-piece post-rock collective Human Pyramids are for you. Don't miss the new LP...

Interview: Charles Howl

'Amsterdam was the first spontaneous adventure I had when I was a teenager so it’s always evoked something in me' - Charles Howl on recording in the Dutch capital.

Interview: Spring King

Ahead of their recent Fluffer Pit Parties show, Spring King sat down with M to chat soundcheck tips, why rock music will never go away and album number two...

Interview: Sananda Maitreya

The artist formerly known as platinum-selling eighties pop star Terence Trent D'arby chats about the Greek mythology behind his new album and his pop star heyday...

Interview: Autobahn

'The sound of sorrow is just appealing isn’t it?' Leeds five-piece Autobahn on their ace new krautrock-inspired album, The Moral Crossing...

Playlist: Pale Honey

Meshing dirty synths and distorted guitars, Gothenburg-based duo Pale Honey are a deadly but saccharine pairing of grunged-up pop. Check out their playlist ahead of their London show on 7 November...

Interview: Spinning Coin

We chat to the band's drummer Chris about keeping up part-time jobs, recording with Edwyn Collins and playing guerrilla gigs on the streets of Glasgow...