Hackney Colliery Band

Interview: Hackney Colliery Band

A decade in and the revolving brass collective Hackney Colliery Band are still tearing it up in British jazz. We get the skinny ahead of the release of their ace new LP, Collaborations: Volume One...

We love indie venues… and so do you!

In the latest print issue of M, we ask some of our favourite artists and songwriters to take a pic of their most-loved independent venue and let us know why it rocks...

Bold as brass

Jim Ottewill explores the changing face of British brass bands...

Interview: Hackney Colliery Band

The Hackney Colliery Band are doing their bit to reinvent the brass band tradition with sets at London Olympics 2012 and diverse influences. The group’s Steve Pretty tells us how…