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Interview: Newton Faulkner

November 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Songwriter, vocalist and guitar slap extraordinaire Newton Faulkner returns this week with a phenomenal new studio collection – the highly anticipated Human Love. As with previous releases, Newton’s latest output of material within the singer/songwriter community is second to none and his latest album displays a stylistic shift for Faulkner and one that could see...

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Interview: Max Frost

November 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

“Magical” is how Max Frost describes the process by which he makes his music, and indeed, there is something otherworldly – fantastical, even – about the man’s sound. Frost mixes genres with the best of them, combining elements of classic rock, soul, electro and r’n’b, smashing through genre conventions with wit and energy. Indeed, his...

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Interview: Sandi Thom

November 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Given the raw honesty of her music, perhaps it’s unsurprising that no topic is out of bounds for Sandi Thom. The singer-songwriter was happy to talk to us about everything and anything, with subjects ranging from her romantic life; to her experiences of being pregnant; all the way to her incoming album. She was as brave and...

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Interview: Janet Devlin

November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

Given the deluge of Christmas albums that begin flooding the stores this time of the year, one could be forgiven if they rolled their eyes when they learnt about Janet Devlin’s new record, December Daze. But this festive E.P. is unlike other records of its type. For a start, Devlin is a self-confessed grinch. One...

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Interview: Skye Edwards

November 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

As the front woman of acclaimed trip-hop/pop outfit Morcheeba, success is something singer Skye Edwards is very accustomed to. With numerous records under her belt as the lead singer of Morcheeba throughout the past 20 years and over staple studio records including Big Calm, Fragments of Freedom and Head Up High, Edwards has also presented...

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Interview: Martin Courtney

October 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

Given that he is partially responsible for the dreamy sounds of Real Estate and wholly responsible for the beautiful, jangly strains of Many Moons, his first solo record, it’s perhaps unsurprising that Martin Courtney comes across as a singularly laid back guy. Very little phases the man, clearly, and his unpretentious attitude to work, love...

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Interview: Jahméne

October 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Jahméne might not yet be a household name, but given the extraordinary power of his new single Down For Love, his global ascendancy seems to be simply a matter of time. Indeed, since the release of his acclaimed debut album, Love Never Fails back in 2013, Jahméne has moved from strength to strength, barely taking...

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Interview: Little Boots

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

In a world where artists strive to express their creativity through their music, their record label can often be their biggest roadblock. Rather than leaving themselves in the hands of a major label, it’s becoming increasingly common for an artist to set out on their own terms and create their own record label. This is...

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Interview: The Riptide Movement

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments

Over the six years they have been making music, The Riptide Movement have transformed from a small scale indie-pop act into a veritable force to be reckoned with on the international stage. They have become real heavy hitters, but most impressively, they have never traded in their unique sound. There’s been no crossroads pact with...

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Interview: V V Brown

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

In 2013 singer-songwriter VV Brown dropped an album that surprised everyone – fans and industry insiders alike. Samson & Delilah was VV Browns first full length studio album since 2009’s Pop/RnB oriented debut, Travelling Like The Light and in place of upbeat pop hits we were introduced to a musician who had gone through a...

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Interview: Ginger Minj

October 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

If there’s one thing that Ginger Minj taught us during her time on RuPaul’s Drag Race, it’s that you should never underestimate a comedy queen. With a long career in comedy, theatre and pageantry, Ginger Minj shot straight to the top of the competition and finished as a finalist. Never mind the fact that missed...

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Interview: Midge Ure

October 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Midge Ure is a man of few words. But after over forty years in the business, perhaps that’s to be expected: the man doesn’t need to engage himself in idle myth-making. Having co-written the international megahit Do They Know It’s Christmas and working with renowned bands such as Thin Lizzy and Visage, his legend is...

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Interview: The Garden

October 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Wyatt and Fletcher Shears aren’t messing around. There’s nothing that smacks of novelty about their music, recorded under the name The Garden; despite the inherent oddness of records like The Life And Times Of A Paperclip and haha neither have been constructed with flippancy or a lack of effort. The Shears’ deeply care about the...

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