Interviews

In Conversation With… HATCHIE

Hatchie is the musical alias of Harriette Pilbeam, under this nom de plume the artist has released a clutch of stellar tracks, each slightly more evocative than the last and becoming of a vital voice. Her writing centres on the introspective buoyed by threads of youthful experience and complicated love. The project was officially christened […]

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In Conversation with…WHENYOUNG

London-via-Ireland three-piece whenyoung have been making statement after statement with their firebrand pop/rock, since they roared onto the scene with their epic debut, ‘Actor.’ Tunes this fresh and meaningful don’t just happen overnight, yet for whenyoung it would seem the opposite. Every original composition they produce acknowledges the urgency for personal truth and expression–a vital […]

Interviews

In Conversation with…JULIEN BAKER

The afternoon sun is being replaced with a chilly early evening as I meet with Julien Baker at York’s gorgeous Grand Opera House, where she is supporting the folk-rock favourites Belle and Sebastian on their UK tour. Julien is relaxed and in high spirits. Before I hit the record button, she talks about feeling spoiled […]

Interviews

In Conversation with…FENNE LILY

Fenne Lily’s work is subtle but impactful. Her words rise and fall with a weight of emotional sincerity. Her voice exchanges gritty, hushed, supple caresses with pitch-perfect feathery highs. Delivering lyrics of articulate observation and lived understanding, Lily is one of those artists that once witnessed can’t be forgotten or unheard.