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30 seconds interview: Elder Island

Elder Island is an irregular shaped crop of land in the arctic. It's also the moniker of a Bristolian trio who’re bringing their own asymmetrical style to the classic guitar, bass and keys set-up.

Featured artist: Andrew Ashong

Singer songwriter Andrew Ashong adds his unique thrift-shop record-collecting influences to the classic, fail-safe groove of authentic R&B - with impressive results. Think Bill Withers meets Homelife...

Featured artist: Anushka

World watch out! Fresh from their lauded show at Meltdown Festival last month, Anushka are preparing to spread their silky sounds from Moscow to Zagreb, Switzerland to Spain...

Featured artist: Floating Points

By day Floating Points (aka Sam Sheppard) busies himself with his PHD in neuroscience but when night falls, he’s a keen student of modern dancefloor beats. Productions on Eglo Records, the label he lords over alongside Rinse FM’s Alexander Nut, show off a classical training and love for warm electronica while his DJ sets span boogie, soul and jazz. He also leads the Floating Points Ensemble, a 16 piece group recently honoured by Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide Awards.

Interview: Mo Kolours

Across a triology of EPs, Peckham’s Mo Kolours has stitched together a melee of sounds to create a psychedelic tapestry that’s tantalisingly tricky to pigeonhole. His lush palette puts flipped-out dub at its heart, with the roominess of Studio One’s former glories appearing to blink back to life.

Interview: William Adamson

William Adamson is the latest musical persona of Rob Gallagher, an electronic auteur who has recorded as Earl Zinger, Galliano and Two Banks of Four. M interviewed him about his latest project and whether he ever has an identity crisis…