"I’d been thinking a lot about the question of what will I add to that conversation…"
We catch up with the multitude of things the always brilliant Hey Colossus are up to
"Somebody has to take a risk and come up with something new in order for music to progress, otherwise we’re stuck in the now forever."
"It sounds a bit like a clichéd disco thing but I really did have an emotive moment on the dancefloor and I never realised that before, how powerful a DJ can be…"
In the wake of the release of her latest album, and first since 2013, Scared Of You, we sat down with Laura Imbruglia to talk about the record’s conception, how her interactions with Australia’s creative community helped shape her own perspective, and her feelings toward the country's current creative boom.
Danny Wright gathered Tara Joshi and Eki Igbinoba to discuss surely one of the finest records of the year.
Not a lot of phrases make us happier than ‘Summer Camp are back’, so thank goodness for this day, Friday May 10th 2019, because…...
"I think that kind of sums up Martha: reading I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings and also just being really into wrestling."
We were a fan of Captain Over as soon as we heard his collaboration with Trim on his debut EP last year and now, carrying the torch for his follow-up, is another of London's finest, Manga St Hilare, on a track that follows the same off-beat, sci-fi, grime path but with a more uplifting tone. We facilitated a chat between Captain Over and Manga to find out a little more about their working processes, why MCs can be "conservative" and what makes an outsider in grime.
We caught up with singer-songwriter Bibio to find out more about the making of his new album, Ribbons, an acoustic tour through a myriad of influences from psychedelia to ambient, to electronic, soul and more. So sit tight, buckle up and read on...
"...I just felt like I had a clean slate and I could do whatever I wanted..."
We went to meet classical composer, Joep Beving, in a serene corner of his home of Amsterdam to talk about how Henosis became the crescendo in a trilogy of albums, whether the pressure in following his initial success effected his creativity, his love for synths, and the magic of melancholy and why it touches us all.
“I’m sorted. Once I’ve got some kids and a dog… bruv, I’ve done it all!”
We spoke to Rolling Blackouts Costal Fever about their breakout 2018, maintaining an energetic quality in their recordings, the changing political landscape of their homeland and how their songs reflect wider forces that we can't control.
Following several London shows in 2018 and teasing singles from her second album, Rina Mushonga released her much-anticipated project in March. The Dutch-Zimbabwean spoke to us about In A Galaxy, the eagerly awaited follow-up to 2014’s debut The Wild, The Wilderness.
Etta Bond unveils He’s Mine - the second instalment of her double album, following the release of part one earlier this year, titled He's Not Mine. We caught up with the singer to chat about her new work and why it's like sex for your ears...
His fans will know him as one of London’s most exciting prospects but, just when he was carving a niche in the Grime world, Grim Sickers has announced a pivot in his style, thanks to legend Mike Skinner. We spoke to him about his new mixtape 'Icons Only'.
"I want to talk about class...I want to talk about money, power structures, family, men, so many things."
Danny Wright gathered Gemma Samways and Thomas Hannan to discuss the band's welcome return.
"I know that I open myself up to the world, and it puts me in a very vulnerable position– but it’s my way of dealing with things. And I’m very grateful that I have music..."
"I've always loved London, I guess it has created my sound in a way."