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Playlist: Happy Accidents

The indie-punk trio return with a new lease of life and fresh sound with the release of their second album, Everything But The Here And Now. Here, they compile an assortment of their favourite indie anthems and synth-driven pop...

Sound Effect – Leopold Whiteley, Notting Hill Music

Leopold Whiteley is head of international creative at Notting Hill Music, which represents more than 25,000 copyright works, including hits recorded by Rihanna, Beyonce, Dizzee Rascal, Ian Brown, Madonna, Paul Weller and New Order. Here he reveals the songs that have left a lasting impact on him. Expect to hear a diverse selection from the likes of Prefab Sprout and The Ruts to Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood...

Playlist: Autumn songs

Summer has officially ended and as we file away all those memories of sunshine and warmth, we're pleased at least that the transition to autumn has so far been gentle. To get us in the mood for walking among crispy leaves and frosty grass we've sought out our favourite songs about the changing seasons. You'll hear tracks by the late Amy Winehouse, Donovan, Roy Harper, Tunng, Beth Orton, Jon Hopkins, The Zombies, Zulu Winter and much more. So dig in, wrap up and settle into the season...

Sound Effect: Orlando Gough

Composer Orlando Gough has built his career around a taste for the unconventional. The former maths teacher has crafted music for battleships, choirs, TV operas, theatre productions, ballet and, most recently, for a lighthouse foghorn. Here, he talks us through the diverse music that soundtracks his life - expect gems from Animal Collective, The Small Faces, Monteverdi, Fairport Convention, Henry Purcell, Joe Zawinul and more....

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.