With their debut album Moveys out now, we caught up with Slow Pulp’s Emily Massey to talk tiny dogs in crocs, Zadie Smith, and quiche.

Across Moveys, Slow Pulp captures a tender, resplendent magic with their emotive and meandering lo-fi shoegaze. Massey’s dulcet, delicate vocals are utterly spellbinding as her introspective lyricism gracefully glides through a fusion of intricate melodies and gentle percussion, sprawling, driving basslines and fuzz-laden riffs. A record that documents personal growth and resilience in the face of adversity, the life-long friendship at the band’s core offers a tangible strength and unity that Slow Pulp channel through Moveys, resulting in a gracefully powerful and cathartic release.

Get to know Slow Pulp In Five…

Three words to describe our music…

emotional, big and fun

Last photo on your phone…

The feet of a tiny dog wearing bright green baby crocs

Favourite instagram account…

@mycursedhands

The best venue I’ve played…

Hideout in Chicago is one of our favs

Earliest song you remember…

My dad is a musician and is a great piano player. I really remember an instrumental piano song he wrote when I was about 3, called Molly’s dance.

The worst job I’ve ever had…

I’ve been pretty lucky in terms of jobs, and haven’t had any really bad experiences but I did have to pretend to know stuff about wine and a wine shop. It was a bit stressful, but I learned I’m good at acting.

The thing I most love to cook is…

Goat cheese and veggie quiche with a buttermilk crust

My Favourite word…

Crescent

A book I love…

Swing Time – Zadie Smith

Things that cheer me up…

Spending time with friends anywhere outside in nature

If I could play a gig anywhere it would be…

I’ve always wanted to play at Massey hall in Toronto, cause we share a name but it is also pretty massive so it’s quite a long shot haha.

I think you should listen to…

Bruce Hornsby and the Range, Frigs, Lianne La Havas, Opposites

If I could see anyone play live it would be…

Coldplay in 2004

Buy: Moveys

Photo credit: coool