Interview: Turtle

Turtle, aka Jon Cooper, is a Glaswegian songwriter and producer who managed to brighten a murky autumn with his intense debut EP Who Knows. We chatted to him on a long car journey south for his first ever London gig to find out about his musical past and present.

30 seconds interview: Turtle

Turtle, the latest project from Glaswegian singer songwriter Jon Cooper, neatly links the intensity of Radiohead with the production prowess of Jon Hopkins or James Blake. On his latest EP, Who Knows, his leftfield pop leanings come into focus against a backdrop of bulky beats and murky electronics - leaving a warm glow after each listen. We spent 30 seconds with the upcoming producer to learn why Jean Michel Jarre caught him off guard...