Interviews

Graceland’s Maxie Gedge on cellos, Sebald and loving her job
When you see the word Graceland do you think of 50s rock'n'roll and sexy quiffs, or African sounds infused with tribal beats for Betty and Al? (If you...more
Marching bands and female vocals with The Go! Team’s Ian Parton
Crashing drums, chunky background percussion, and melodies that will stick in your head for days. Yep, it's another album from The Go! Team. The tro...more
Interview: taking a break with Jessica Boudreaux
Throw out everything you know, or you think you know about Summer Cannibals' frontwoman Jessica Boudreaux. The Portland-based artist has branched ou...more
Interview: Henry Jamison draws from a long past to find his own thread
Hidden away on an undisturbed mountainside of Vermont lies a recording pilgrimage for New England musicians. The sounds of the wilderness are a welcom...more
Interview: Meadowlark talk mental health and the beauty of postcards
Meadowlark has a lot to be pleased about. With a lauded debut album under their belt and a soon-to-be sell-out headline tour, 2017 has certainly been ...more
Interview: Siv Jakobsen on the magic behind Nordic Mellow
Siv Jakobsen is something special. Her beautifully constructed debut album, The Nordic Mellow, was self-released back in August 2017 to rave reviews, ...more
Interview: Kiran Leonard on life, death, and Manchester Central Library
Kiran Leonard is an undiscovered diamond in the rough. The Manchester-based artist has tickled our fancy since the release of his debut album Bowler H...more
Interview: EMA explores the boundaries of the outer ring
In September 2015, the Washington Post ran a feature called ‘An American Void’. It follows the day-to-day lives of the Meek family, who occasional...more
Interview: Mary Epworth on the strength to be found in beetle wings
Watch out world, Mary Epworth is due for a comeback. The musician returns this September with her long awaited second album, Elytral, but be warned: a...more
Interview: Farmfest organiser Simon Arnoldi talks independent festivals and DIY ethics
With the likes of Glastonbury, Latitude and the last ever Secret Garden Party now done and dusted, festival season is in its cool-down period. But don...more