Category: Music Interview

Allison Ponthier: “I don’t think people are wired to want to be totally vulnerable on stage”

Allison Ponthier: “I don’t think people are wired to want to be totally vulnerable on stage”

Two years ago, Allison Ponthier started writing a song called ‘Hell Is A Crowded Room’. She fuses Phoebe Bridgers-styled instrumentals…

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Blanco on his funky solo career and life in drill collective Harlem Spartans: “I want a Top 10 album”

Blanco on his funky solo career and life in drill collective Harlem Spartans: “I want a Top 10 album”

He hails from one of the most notorious drill groups in the UK, Harlem Spartans, and south London’s Blanco is…

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Willy Mason on his first album in almost a decade: “For this record, I took a lot of chances”

Willy Mason on his first album in almost a decade: “For this record, I took a lot of chances”

It’s been a whopping nine years since Willy Mason last released an album – 2012’s majestic ‘Carry On’ – but…

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DPR Live: “I just really want to be transparent with my music”

DPR Live: “I just really want to be transparent with my music”

Nothing about DPR Live is predictable. From being a back-up dancer to almost going down the path of being a…

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Dexter: rebellious bedroom pop that champions self-expression

Dexter: rebellious bedroom pop that champions self-expression

It’s common knowledge by now that lockdown proved to be a grim time for many musicians around the world. But…

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Luke Hemmings: “I needed to make this album to figure out the thoughts in my head”

Luke Hemmings: “I needed to make this album to figure out the thoughts in my head”

Luke Hemmings has been very famous from a very young age. As the de facto frontman of 5 Seconds Of…

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Orla Gartland: “The stigma of YouTubers not being real musicians is a dated concept”

Orla Gartland: “The stigma of YouTubers not being real musicians is a dated concept”

“If I didn’t do music, I’d love to throw my phone into the sea sometimes,” Orla Gartland jokes. Like many…

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Minzy speaks about her new single ‘Teamo’, how she has changed over her career and why she started her own label

Minzy speaks about her new single ‘Teamo’, how she has changed over her career and why she started her own label

Minzy is easily one of the most recognisable faces and voices of K-pop’s second generation. The industry veteran made her…

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Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba: “Our new songs are inspired by The Strokes”

Alkaline Trio’s Matt Skiba: “Our new songs are inspired by The Strokes”

Ahead of their return to the UK at Slam Dunk Festival, Alkaline Trio‘s Matt Skiba has spoken about how their…

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Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay of LUMP: “It’s like bloodletting for your creative brain”

Laura Marling and Mike Lindsay of LUMP: “It’s like bloodletting for your creative brain”

At the start of 2020, when Laura Marling was working on her Mercury-nominated seventh solo album ‘Song For Our Daughter’,…

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