Category: Music Interview

The Lathums: Wigan heroes on local pride, topping the charts and supporting Blossoms

The Lathums: Wigan heroes on local pride, topping the charts and supporting Blossoms

‘The biggest crowd we’d played before we got asked to play Kendal Calling was in our local pub, The Crown….

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mxmtoon: alt-pop star examines the light and dark of modern living on duelling EPs

mxmtoon: alt-pop star examines the light and dark of modern living on duelling EPs

Having initially built her following as a successful YouTuber, making music in a virtual world is something that comes naturally…

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Fleet Foxes: “In this moment, pre-election, there can be some optimism in the air”

Fleet Foxes: “In this moment, pre-election, there can be some optimism in the air”

The news of a new Fleet Foxes album dropping with a day’s warning last month was nearly as surprising for…

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Thurston Moore on “killer” new music and the “high order nihilism” of Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

Thurston Moore on “killer” new music and the “high order nihilism” of Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

Art rock-pioneer Thurston Moore has just released his rapturously-received new solo album, ‘By The Fire’, which NME’s review hailed as…

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The Albion Rooms: Watch Carl Barat show us around The Libertines’ new hotel

The Albion Rooms: Watch Carl Barat show us around The Libertines’ new hotel

“If you’re a musician on the road then you’re a bit of a spoilt bastard, really,” Carl Barat tells NME…

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Working Men’s Club: the Yorkshire group representing a frustrated Northern youth

Working Men’s Club: the Yorkshire group representing a frustrated Northern youth

In early 2019, there was a rush of hype for Working Men’s Club. Their debut single ‘Bad Blood’ immediately stood…

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Pixies’ Joey Santiago on playing with Pearl Jam, new music and Ian Brown’s conspiracy theories

Pixies’ Joey Santiago on playing with Pearl Jam, new music and Ian Brown’s conspiracy theories

Some of us dream of skipping out into the brave new dawn of the post-vaccine world and immediately joining in…

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Laura Jane Grace: “JK Rowling has no grounds to speak on the transgender experience because she knows nothing about it”

Laura Jane Grace: “JK Rowling has no grounds to speak on the transgender experience because she knows nothing about it”

“I’ve been doing this meal service called Purple Carrot, where they mail you ingredients and teach you how to cook,”…

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Aloe Blacc: “Donald Trump has no desire to help the most vulnerable among us”

Aloe Blacc: “Donald Trump has no desire to help the most vulnerable among us”

Aloe Blacc has said that Donald Trump will turn into an authoritarian leader if he is elected for a second…

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Soundtrack Of My Life: Skin

The first album I bought Nina Simone – ‘Little Girl Blue’ “I bought it in Brixton market, because I knew…

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