"We started writing and there was just...an energy there. It was like a well-oiled machine, and that really allowed us to dig in and be sensitive together, without being afraid.”
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.”
"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."
“It starts out with me on the couch with my cat...that’s how it always starts.”
"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.
“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"
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.
Ahead of Total Refreshment Centre's show with Blue Note this evening, John Bell speaks with the vital cultural centre's founder.
Ahead of his new record 'Dawn Chorus' coming out this Friday we speak with Jacques Greene on collaboration, inspirations and his ever-evolving sound.
“I’m drawn to music that feels like a sonic blackout; anything that makes me work appeals to me” - Esme Bennett speaks to Tony Njoku on his latest album.
Ahead of his US tour, Esme Bennett caught up with Blanck Mass to discuss painting, capitalism, snakes and more. His new album Animated Violence Mild is out now.
“Even in the four years since I released my first record there are so many more queer female, male, non-binary, gender non-conforming artists."
“Friendships change in that way but it gets pretty depressing sometimes and you start to really think about your place in life and why you deserve all these things and what did you do, are you lucky.”
"I just fucking love music...music is innate."
Having released their incredibly personal and powerful new record Powerhouse last November, Planningtorock brings a very special live show to Queen Elizabeth Hall tomorrow...
With a string of festival slots ahead of her, including Barcelona's Primavera, and Dekmantel in Amsterdam, we caught up with the pop star and club queen, Roisin Murphy, to find out just how she manages to do it all.