Interviews

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
Interview: Ulrika Spacek on luck, touring, and their living room
Ulrika Spacek currently enjoy a booming underground career on the indie rock scene. Their debut The Album Paranoia came out in early 2016, and its f...more
Interview: Stevie Parker on Bristol’s music scene and gender politics
Since releasing her debut album The Cure back in May, Bristol-based Stevie Parker has continued to emerge as one of the most exciting new talents in t...more
Interview: Elder Island on set lists, drunk fans, and why they love Spotify
Elder Island's bassist, Luke Thornton, is sat nursing his second Guinness in Dublin Airport, after travelling to Ireland to see Radiohead the night be...more
Interview: Girl Ray talk getting recognised ahead of release of Earl Grey
Poppy Hankin answers the phone with a gush of warmth and geniality, and quickly explains that the rest of Girl Ray, classmates Iris McConnell and Soph...more
Interview: BIKE on Tropicália, streaming, and loving Bristol
Brazilian post-Tropicália band BIKE can't sit still in their hotel room in Lisbon. They are between cities as part of a huge European headline t...more
Interview: Ardyn discuss being twins in a band and keyboard shopping at Lidl
As with most twins, Gloucestershire-based folk duo Ardyn (Katy and Rob Pearson) have grown up with an almost telepathic connection. But like all brot...more
Interview: Escaping together with Nite Jewel
At the height of last summer - that woozy July that ushered in May's tenure, heat that withered the pound like grapes on a vine - the Guardian publi...more
Interview: Joshua Burnside explains debut Ephrata
You may have noticed that we've recently developed an obsession with Joshua Burnside's music. Or make that, we're in the middle of revisiting an obses...more
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