‘It was very interesting to do something different, to leave the distortion behind, the heaviness, and try to be more tonally heavy and bring together all those elements of music we’ve liked over the years,’ says Jodie Cox of experimental guitar duo Markers.
‘We wanted to start a new chapter of music events in the borough, that supports this grassroots music, while also keeping gender equality, which is so important, at the heart of what we do, making this part of Croydon’s new music legacy.’ Says Julia Woollams, co-founder of South London’s newest edition to the music festival calendar, Cro Cro Land.
The Midi Music Company is a music education and artist development charity and the founder / executive director Wozzy Brewster, along with some of the artists that have benefitted from their services, give us some insight into a successful career in music.
‘When you listen to our records there is a level of wanting people to think and react, and maybe think differently. But live, we really just want people to have fun and lose themselves,’ says Lower Slaughter’s bassist Barney Wakefield.…
‘I get a kick out of creating something uniquely special with everyone I work with, and because I'm so interested in every aspect of music making, I like to dig deep whilst keeping a healthy respect for the heritage of different styles.’ Says Troy Miller of his varied career.