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Playlist: Glastonbury Festival 2017

This year, the M gang have decamped to Glastonbury Festival. To celebrate, we’re bringing you a festival flavoured playlist of 12 tracks by acts we can’t wait to catch live in action...

In print: M64

Bill Withers // Anne Dudley // New jazz // Un_classified // The Only Ones // Barry Adamson // Laura Cannell // Goat Girl // Brexit // Royalties

Interview: Lemar

British soul ace Lemar on what makes a great record, his biggest inspirations and what's in store for his next album...

Interview: Dyo

Ivor Award-nominated songwriter and vocalist Dyo (aka Dayo Olatunji) on her co-writing techniques and her tips for upcoming talent breaking through…

Featured artist: Poppy Ajudha

South Londoner Poppy Ajudha has got the internet in a twist with her new single, Love Falls Down. With its sassy vocal hooks and hazy downtempo vibes, its the perfect slice of sizzling alt-soul...

Interview: Goldie

D 'n' B legend Goldie on how political unrest and global turmoil are helping fuel the new breed of sonic innovators and why songwriters bring ‘soul’ to the 'industry machine'...

Interview: Laura Mvula

‘Skepta, Michael Kiwanuka… there’s a revolution going on here!’ says Laura Mvula as she joins the two of them in picking up an Ivor Novello Award...

Interview: Skepta

‘When I make music, it’s for a purpose. I don’t just wanna dance and shake my jewels:’ Skepta gets deep backstage at The Ivors