Interviews

Interview: Plants and Animals on battling ego and charming the UK
“I wish it had happened a little quicker and earlier, but you know…” Matthew Woodley breaks into laughter. We’ve been discussing his band, Pla...more
Interview: Stornoway say farewell after 10 years on the road
Stornoway is hitting the road for one last time to say goodbye to the fans they’ve picked up over the past 10 years of making music. Their farewell ...more
Interview: VANT demand a revolution
As 2016 hurtled towards its catastrophic climax, we were all reminded of how imperfect our tiny, old planet really is. Brexit was a shambles, and Trum...more
Interview: Big Thief on their “undefinable blob of energy”
Big Thief are in good spirits. The band have already completed the continental leg of their 2017 tour – taking them through cities in France, German...more
12 Days of Christmas: Natalie McCool reflects on The Great Unknown, one of our Albums of 2016
Natalie McCool has created one of the albums of the year. It’s official. Her debut album The Great Unknown – which takes its name from fan favour...more
#19 Women in Music: Laura Alluxe Escudé (Kanye West, Iggy Azalea)
Laura Alluxe Escudé is not a normal artist. Neither is she a normal sound engineer, a normal producer, or a normal violinist. She certainly isn't a n...more
Interview: Rachel Davies of Esben and the Witch talks Older Terrors and Berlin
“We’d been thinking about it for ages – for a couple of years, really,” says Rachel Davies of Brighton based experimental rock trio, Esben and...more
Interview: Kayla Painter anticipates Simple Things 2016
This weekend, Bristol is in for a special, albeit annual treat in the form of Simple Things 2016. Joining the line-up is locally loved ambient electro...more
Interview: Sorcha Richardson gets “Lost”
Having won us over with seminal r'n'b track "Petrol Station" back in December 2015, Sorcha Richardson has spent the past year burrowed away in the ...more
Interview: Lowell blows the bass on Paris YK
"I've been obsessively working on new music non-stop. That's all I'm doing. Nothing else." Lowell is nothing if not focused. Namesake and mainstay ...more