Rock/indie

Interview: Weird Milk

Ahead of their gig as part of The Great Escape's FIRST FIFTY shows this week, we caught up with indie four-piece Weird Milk.

Interview: The Raincoats

‘I really like it. It’s very lively. Some people might think it’s a bit wobbly but for me, it’s alive, it’s there, it’s that moment’: The Raincoats’ Ana Da Silva reflects on their hugely influential debut album 40 years after its release.

Playlist: ILL

This week’s playlist is curated by Manchester’s post-punk feminist wizards ILL.

Interview: Shakespears Sister

'We don't really set out to upset people. It's not like a pose or a strategy. It's a twisted sense of humour at times that comes through:’ All hail the return of Shakespears Sister.

Interview: Petbrick

‘I know there’s a lot of metal guys who are gonna dig Petbrick and there’s a lot of people who aren’t gonna like it. I’m 100 percent fine with both’: Sepultura drummer Iggor Cavalera on his new project.

Interview: Marcus Hamblett

‘I find it very easy to be critical of my own music, but when a musician I trust adds something to it I almost always love their contribution and can start to see my music in a different light’: Marcus Hamblett discusses he rewards of collaboration.

Interview: The Vegan Leather

‘Content has become a lot more personal to each individual artist. You’re always pushing your creativity’: says The Vegan Leather’s Gianluca Bernacchi.

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.

Playlist: Transgressive Records at 15

It's hard to believe that spritely indie imprint Transgressive Records is now 15 years old. Here, label co-founder Toby L curates some of his highlights from the back and current catalogue.