Interviews

Interview: Serafina Steer

‘I am sort of rapping at one point. I wanted to re-record it because I sound like Mary Poppins’: we chat to harpist, singer-songwriter and sometime Bad Jan member about her latest solo offering.

Interview: Low Hummer

‘Excited skint northerners, rambling on about modern life over repetitive synth bass lines and distorted guitars,' is how Low Hummer’s Daniel Mawer pins down the Hull band’s distinctive sound.

Interview: Lee Parsons, Ditto Music

'It’s only going to get bigger, better and more lucrative for independent artists': Ditto Music chief executive Lee Parsons on the future of DIY, international trends and escaping 'the London bubble'...

Interview: Red Note Ensemble

‘There are serious issues with what one might describe as classically based work. I think it still has a major, major image and access problem’: Red Note Ensemble’s John Harris chats about the challenges classical music faces.

Interview: Jade Bird

Blues-infused acoustic singer-songwriter Jade Bird on her love affair with Americana and why a decent narrative is an essential songwriting ingredient…

Video interview: IDLES

Happy punks IDLES on why Joy as an Act of Resistance really was 'that difficult second album' and what they have up their sleeves for album number three...

Interview: Georgia

'Being an independent artist means everything to me' London producer, songwriter and beatmaker Georgia on picking up the One To Watch accolade at the AIM Awards 2019...

Interview: Sharky

Surreal soulster Sharky lets us in on the making of her ace new EP Fruit, which comes on like the audio equivalent of a supersize bag of Haribo Tangfastics...