Since they formed in 2017, Jockstrap have been turning heads with a sound that is somehow ludicrously catchy, abrasive, heartfelt and syrupy sweet all at once.
"I wasn’t thinking about a pandemic when I wrote it, but it’s music that could be helpful for feelings of isolation, and it’s supposed to be sort of hopeful"
Prolific producer and musician Bullion talks Lisbon, collaboration, and dance music. His latest EP We Had A Good Time is out now.
It didn’t feel that my music needed any form of political comment to be relevant, but as soon as we started making this album, we sat down and we were like, ‘well, we’re not gonna start writing songs about love',”
"That’s what music is for me...it’s to get that feeling of release, and euphoria and happiness."
"Give me beats, like I can rap and write songs on it, but how can I challenge myself? People aren’t even ready for what’s next.”
"I didn’t want to make what people thought I should be making..."
"it’s not about being a ‘role model’, it’s about being as real as you can. I’ve experienced a lot and I wanna share that experience, I wanna help people."
For some bands, the road to their first album is one filled with lofty ambition, high anxiety and the sense that they could be...
“It starts out with me on the couch with my cat...that’s how it always starts.”
"In a certain way I feel like I’ve covered the ground with a rock fourpiece. I tried to repaint the walls again and put new wallpaper up"
“There was a lot of change in circumstances, a lot of upheaval and risks; risks were a big theme on the record.”
"I feel like music tells me what I’m feeling before I know how I’m feeling."
We caught up with Elder Island after their recent show at Printworks
"We're lucky to have some of the funnest, craziest crowds and they always bring the heat." - Jemima Skala talks to Confidence Man ahead of their upcoming UK tour.
With her new record ACCA out today, Amar Mehta caught up with ALA.NI to talk dance, baking, and the inspiration behind the stunning music...
“You know when you read something and your heart beats, your pulse speeds up because it’s affecting you? I had the desire to do that to myself"
Danny Wright discusses one of 2020's most unmissable releases with Gemma Samways and Charlotte Krol.
Amar Mehta caught up with electro R&B duo Weslee to talk the band's inception, making music across time zones and Grey's Anatomy.
2019 was a galvanising year for Brooklyn-based band Crumb, reflected in the long-awaited release of their debut full-length, Jinx. We caught up with them after the first of their two dates at The Dome.
"We didn’t want it to be an album for any particular ‘in crowd’, or whatever. We wanted it to be accessible for everyone and not be too exclusive about it."