Comeback kings charge the album chart

CHART ANALYSIS: Spring has seen the return of some of Britain’s most consistent and globally successful acts, including Depeche Mode, David Bowie and OMD. Russell Iliffe investigates.

Stream live OMD performance tonight

Classic synth-pop duo OMD will celebrate the release of their 12th studio album English Electric with a free US performance which will be streamed live to fans in the UK.

Playlist: OMD’s Andy McCluskey selects

Andy McCluskey counts Kraftwerk, Brian Eno and Stockhausen among his musical mentors, which may not come as a surprise to many. He's also influenced by the music of Swedish electro artist Robyn and the moody minimalism of south London's The xx, to name a few. Listen to his choice picks here....

Interview: Andy McCluskey, OMD

OMD’s early eighties synth-pop defined an era and shaped a generation of bedroom songwriters and producers. On the eve of their 12th studio album English Electric, is it time for a reappraisal?

The Latitude Diaries

Continuing M's "Festival Diaries" series, Tom Pearmain talks about his experiences of Latitude Festival, an eclectic mixture of music, poetry, literature and comedy.