Category: Features

Interview: Gathering of Strangers

With the band forming when they were, essentially, strangers, the inception of Gathering of Strangers seems as though it was meant to happen. “We all moved to Manchester for uni about three years ago,” Conor Rabone explains, “and we got…

Artist of the Month interview: Blushes

NME described Blushes as “music for psychedelic nights in, mad nights out” – a description that has stuck with the band, and rightly so. In their unique blend of indie and RnB, a sound which has been compared to Foals…

INTRODUCING : Pale Rider

It’s the sign of a special band that’s noted for it’s wild oceanic live performances, ones that billow like the roughest of seas, that they can strip it back and make a three minute song which retains that excitement yet…

Interview: Funeral For Bird

Ahead of their appearance at GOLD, a night celebrating a year like no other with Goldsmiths, we caught with Funeral For Bird…  Introduce us to Funeral For Bird – how would you describe the band in 3 words? Electronic-tinged folk…

LIVE: PRIMAVERA SOUND 2018

Monopolising on Glasto’s sabbatical, Primavera really outdid itself last week. With arguably the best line-up on this year’s festival circuit, a view of the sea and consistent sun to boot, revellers truly were spoilt. Here are our highlights: THURSDAY 31ST MAY Kicking…

All Talk: Live music in London… what if?

Time for a quick sketch. Time to rethink Dr Johnson’s maxim and face the music. Or not, as the case may be. London, 2040. A fast forward into the future. To the visitor from the past, everything looks the same….

Interview: We Are Scientists’ Keith Murray

Ahead of their appearance at Nozstock: The Hidden Valley’s 2oth anniversary edition, we caught up with We Are Scientists’ Keith Murray… It’s 8.30am (UK time) when I phone Keith Murray of We Are Scientists. Despite my time-changes, Keith’s incredibly friendly…

LIVE: Neighbourhood Weekender 2018

Whether you schmoozed down memory lane with The Pigeon Detectives and Beth Ditto or preferred to be found flying the flag for the newest, coolest cats in the industry, Jerry Williams and TOUTS; Neighbourhood Weekender (NBHD) 2018 had you covered…