Interviews

In Conversation With…THE ORWELLS

Bitter Sweet Symphonies’ Zoe Peck talks to The Orwells, following their recent show in Manchester with Weezer, as part of their 10-date European tour. The garage five-piece from Chicago toured the UK themselves in August to promote their third album, ‘Terrible Human Beings,’ released in February via Canvasback Music.

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TRACK BY TRACK // Amber Run – ‘Acoustic EP’

Amber Run has never been a band that rests on its laurels. Compelling and emotive, their recently released Acoustic EP delivers four unique sensations through a collection of original material, and alternate renditions of other artists’ music. The undressed adaptations are, at once, precise, spellbinding, and affecting. Revealing a tenderness and wholeheartedness that can have […]

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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Beautifully Unconventional: Wolf Alice Finds New Resonance on ‘Visions Of A Life’

Bitter Sweet Symphonies’ Zoe Peck speaks to Wolf Alice lead guitarist Joff Oddie, ahead of the release of much anticipated second album ‘Visions Of A Life.’ Conceived in the silence succeeding a two-year world tour, the album is the alt-rockers’ answer to their hugely successful 2015 debut album – ‘My Love Is Cool’ which reached #2 […]

Interviews

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 […]