M magazine June edition online extras

All the extra exclusive interviews that we couldn't squeeze into the June edition of M.

Anita Awbi
  • By Anita Awbi
  • 27 Jun 2012
  • min read
The summer edition of M magazine is out now, and there's a lot to celebrate.

We've put together a number of exclusive interviews that we couldn't squeeze into the magazine.






We catch up with the punk icon at the 57th Ivor Novello Awards. She talks to us about her early career, revealing she only got on stage in the first place for a dare, and offers top songwriting tips for new artists.
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Boy George
We catch up with the illustrious songwriter and pop icon.
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Take That
Hear from the winners of the Outstanding Contribution to British Music award.
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Sync or whim: tips for songwriters
Ruth Simmons, founder of music marketing company soundlounge, urges songwriters to ask those difficult questions before signing away their music to advertising agencies.
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Great Escape Podcast
The latest instalment of the PRS for Music Podcast features four artists who performed at industry showcase The Great Escape in May. It’s hosted by Brighton based DJ and presenter Andrea Fox.
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Has Adele saved recorded music?
PRS for Music’s Will Page on the ‘Adele effect’ and what is really happening in the recorded music industry.
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Goodbye idiot box, hello smart TV
Vevo’s Eric Mackay told audiences at The Great Escape this morning that music rightsholders should take risks on new technologies or risk falling behind the media revolution.
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The MPA chairman talks about the challenges and opportunities facing music publishers in 2012.
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M meets... Maria Forte
Leading publishing consultant Maria Forte explains how the industry has evolved over the last decade.
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The inimitable songsmith on making music out of pig’s blood and the musical revolution that has influenced his career.
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We chat to Jazzie B on the day Soul II Soul received a PRS for Music Heritage Award.
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