Interview: The Sundowners

This new Liverpudlian five-piece are in thrall to the Laurel Canyon and the sixties folk-rock revival, creating a warm authentic sound that turns back the clock on 21st century indie. We spend some time with songwriter Alfie Skelly to discover how Liam Gallagher first persuaded him to learn guitar and hear how a teenage love of David Lynch has informed his music.

Cast new single and tour

Newly re-united guitar band Cast are to release a new single. Time Bomb will be released on Monday 5 March on the band's own label.

Party Week: M meets CSS

This week M's going all festive, with a series of interviews and features that capture the party vibe at home and abroad. First up, we speak to Brazilian party-starters CSS.