Category: Music Interview

Yungblud talks “optimistic” new era for second album: “It’s like an episode of ‘Skins’!”

Yungblud talks “optimistic” new era for second album: “It’s like an episode of ‘Skins’!”

There are two particularly striking things about Yungblud’s new single, ‘Weird!’ Firstly, there’s the astonishing timing of the song. Originally…

Read More
Slaves’ Laurie Vincent and producer Jolyon Thomas on their soft, melancholy new project LARRY PINK THE HUMAN

Slaves’ Laurie Vincent and producer Jolyon Thomas on their soft, melancholy new project LARRY PINK THE HUMAN

Announcing his new project LARRY PINK THE HUMAN with producer Jolyon Thomas (U2, Royal Blood, Kendrick Lamar), Slaves guitarist Laurie…

Read More
Tame Impala’s Jay Watson on his new solo album as GUM: “I’ve spent a lot of my life trying not to fuck it up”

Tame Impala’s Jay Watson on his new solo album as GUM: “I’ve spent a lot of my life trying not to fuck it up”

When not touring with Tame Impala and Pond, Jay Watson has been writing music for his solo project GUM whenever he…

Read More
Little Man Tate on how the mid-noughties indie bubble burst: “There were too many bands and people got sick of it”

Little Man Tate on how the mid-noughties indie bubble burst: “There were too many bands and people got sick of it”

What do the words “New Yorkshire” mean to you? If you’re an indie kid of a certain age, the term…

Read More
Hinds: “A big reason for girls not starting bands is that they’re made to feel stupid”

Hinds: “A big reason for girls not starting bands is that they’re made to feel stupid”

“I live downtown and it’s usually like Oxford Circus or something,” one of Hinds’ frontwomen, Carlotta Cosials, explains. She’s pointing…

Read More
Richard Archer on new political band OffWorld and Hard-Fi’s “unfinished business”

Richard Archer on new political band OffWorld and Hard-Fi’s “unfinished business”

“When I was growing up, I’d imagine we would move forward to this world where there wouldn’t be wars,” former…

Read More
Foals’ Yannis Philippakis: “It’s perfectly fine to just sit around and do fuck all”

Foals’ Yannis Philippakis: “It’s perfectly fine to just sit around and do fuck all”

“That was a good night!” laughs Foals’ frontman Yannis Philippakis, recalling the band’s boisterous experience at the NME Awards 2020…

Read More
Pete Wentz: “If we’re locked down for another six months, I’m going to make a solo album”

Pete Wentz: “If we’re locked down for another six months, I’m going to make a solo album”

In another reality, Pete Wentz should be getting ready to leave for a seven-month international stadium tour alongside Weezer and…

Read More
Mike Skinner on working with Kevin Parker: “I just need Daft Punk to get in contact and my life will be complete”

Mike Skinner on working with Kevin Parker: “I just need Daft Punk to get in contact and my life will be complete”

18 years since the release of The Streets‘ era-defining ‘Original Pirate Material’, and Mike Skinner’s back pushing boundaries and making…

Read More
Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’: A 4/20 deep dive into the album that changed hip hop forever

Dr. Dre’s ‘The Chronic’: A 4/20 deep dive into the album that changed hip hop forever

From Wu-Tang Clan’s ‘Enter The 36 Chambers’ to Kanye West’s ’My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy’, hip hop has had its…

Read More