Interviews

Interview: Bear’s Den

Andrew Davie from folk rockers Bear’s Den reveals all about their love for American songwriters and how hard work has paid off on the other side of the pond…

Interview: Imelda May

‘You have to keep evolving as a songwriter otherwise you may as well lie down and die’ - Imelda May gives us the skinny on her new record, Life Love Flesh Blood…

Interview: William the Conqueror

We quiz British Americana artist William the Conqueror on his love for music and why his current guise came from ‘some one night stand of an idea that turned out to be love’...

Interview: The Shires

‘People literally laughed at us when we said we are a country act.’ – UK stars The Shires tell us how they’re the ones laughing now after changing the face of UK country and Americana forever…

Interview: Diggory Kenrick

Ace dub flautist Diggory Kenrick on his sonic adventures with Lee 'Scratch' Perry and Bunny 'Striker' Lee, and his enduring love affair with Jamaican reggae...

Interview: Ben Marwood

Xtra Mile’s Ben Marwood is back after a year-long illness with his third record, Get Found. He tells us why music acted as a ‘form of rehab’ to pull him back from the brink…

Interview: Lower Than Atlantis

‘The best music comes from conflict and struggle’: Lower Than Atlantis on going top 10, keeping their DIY roots and why British rock is having a moment…

Road to SXSW: Idles

Bristolian agit-rockers Idles chat alligators, BBQ pits, best bands and Texan tussles...

Interview: Phil France

Composer, bassist and producer Phil France on how full immersion in the world of water helped inform his recently re-released meditative record, The Swimmer…