Interviews

In Conversation With…HONEYBLOOD

There’s something about Honeyblood. I remember the first time I heard those swirling, nectar-sweet guitar lines; those drum patterns with the strength of industrial steel. I was looking out of my window, where great black rainclouds like bruises melted into the soft white. In many ways it was the perfect image to reflect the kind […]

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In Conversation With…COURTS

Ahead of Goose Island’s infamous LDN Block Party on 23rd September, I spoke with Dan Baker of Basildon’s disco provocateurs, Courts, to discuss the band’s genesis and their visions for the future. Now in its second year, this party is renowned for bringing beer and music lovers together for a night which transports the spirit […]

Interviews

In Conversation With…LITTLE GRIM

As summer starts drawing to an end, the days get shorter, everything seems move faster and faster towards the end of the year. Not long are the nights spent wrapped in duvets and blankets binge watching the next season of whatever trash reality show tickles the masses fancy, ordering fast food and wearing ‘athletic wear’ […]

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In Conversation With…JADE BIRD

I am often a little apprehensive before I attend shows that rely solely on acoustic performers. Will the singing be up to scratch? Will the artists in question be able to generate enough dynamic contrast to keep it interesting? Will the exposed nature of the performance reveal songwriting inadequacies? The acoustic singer-songwriter genre suffers from […]