Rock/indie

Interview: Rosehip Teahouse

‘Being a part of the DIY scene has been so important in feeling connected to other artists and such a lovely way to meet great people from all over the place,’ says Faye Roger of Rosehip Teahouse.

Interview: Bodyhacker

They may have formed only last year, but Cardiff’s Bodyhacker are searing themselves on the minds of all who hear them.

Interview: Crushed Beaks

‘I just used my phone, filmed a load of stuff and made a video’ Crushed Beak’s guitarist and songwriter Matt Poile nonchalantly remarks about their latest promo.

Interview: Penelope Trappes

‘Barriers are constantly being broken down and there is a growing audience for more and more challenging music,’ says atmospheric soundscaper Penelope Trappes.

In session: Heavy Lungs

Get a sneaky peek of the formidable foursome live in action at the latest PRS for Music Presents, ahead of their UK live shows next week...

Interview: HAVVK

‘Female, non-binary and queer artists have always fought for their space and it’s reaching a critical mass right now, and anyone standing in the way is getting increasingly called out,’ says HAVVK’s Julie Hawk.

Bernard Butler on songwriting

‘Being isolated and doing something in a very lonely way, I don’t knock that at all. But I’m just trying to encourage what could happen if you cross that bridge and interact with people,’ says Bernard Butler.

In session: King Nun

Let perky, poppy indie-rockers King Nun deliver an adrenaline punch right between your ears...

Interview: Neil Hannon

‘The older I get the less willing I am to listen to reason because, as various people told me, there is no economic reason to make a double album these days,’ says Neil Hannon, while pondering his forthcoming album, Office Politics.