Q&A: Mina Tindle
Q&A: Mina Tindle

10 November 2014

French singer-songwriter Mina Tindle released her debut album, ‘Taranta’, back in 2012. In October this year, she followed it up with her second...

Q&A: Vamps
Q&A: Vamps

30 October 2014

Vamps (not to be confused with The Vamps) are a Japanese rock duo, formed in 2008 by L'Arc-En-Ciel frontman Hyde and Oblivion Dust...

Q&A: Dan Le Sac
Q&A: Dan Le Sac

29 April 2014

At next week's Great Escape one of the half-day insight strands will focus on Global Digital Markets, looking at how digital is evolving...

Q&A: Perfume
Q&A: Perfume

8 October 2013

Formed in 2000 while its members were still at school, Japanese pop group Perfume released their debut single in 2002. Though it wasn’t...

Q&A: Volcano Choir
Q&A: Volcano Choir

10 September 2013

Released in 2009, Volcano Choir's first album 'Unmap' started life as a collaboration between members of Collections Of Colonies Of Bees and Bon...

Q&A: Julia Holter
Q&A: Julia Holter

13 August 2013

One of CMU's 2012 Artists Of The Year, Julia Holter returns next week with her first new album since signing to Domino Records...

Q&A: Raffertie
Q&A: Raffertie

1 August 2013

Before he'd even completed his degree in Classical & Contemporary Music Composition at the Birmingham Conservertoire, Ben Stefanski had already made a name...

Q&A: Daughn Gibson
Q&A: Daughn Gibson

23 July 2013

Previously the drummer in stoner rock band Pearls & Brass, Daughn Gibson emerged in his solo country guise last year with his debut...

Q&A: Avicii
Q&A: Avicii

16 July 2013

Swedish DJ and producer Avicii, real name Tim Berling, began making music when he was eighteen. He quickly gained a strong online following,...

Q&A: Ben Osborne, Noise Of Art
Q&A: Ben Osborne, Noise Of Art

4 July 2013

Ben Osborne is the founder of Noise Of Art, a collective launched in 2005 to bring together electronic music, film and art in...

Q&A: Austra
Q&A: Austra

25 June 2013

Led by vocalist and keyboard player Katie Stelmanis, Austra released their debut EP, 'Beat And The Pulse', in 2010, picking up rave reviews....

Q&A: Electric Soft Parade
Q&A: Electric Soft Parade

18 June 2013

Brothers Tom and Alex White last released an album as Electric Soft Parade in 2007, their third effort 'No Need To Be Downhearted'....

Q&A: Emika
Q&A: Emika

23 May 2013

Named one of our Artists Of The Year in 2011, following the release of her eponymous debut album, Emika had, by that point,...

Q&A: House Of Black Lanterns
Q&A: House Of Black Lanterns

9 May 2013

Dylan Richards, who has previously released music under the names of King Cannibal and Zilla for labels including Ninja Tune and Warp, last...

Q&A: TV On The Radio
Q&A: TV On The Radio

30 April 2013

Announced last year, TV On The Radio will headline and curate the latest ATP festivals next month. Also featuring artists including De La...

Q&A: Scroobius Pip
Q&A: Scroobius Pip

17 April 2013

Last week Xfm announced that it had hired rapper and poet Scroobius Pip to join the station’s presenter team. From 27 Apr, Pip...

Q&A: John Parish
Q&A: John Parish

10 April 2013

John Parish first emerged as the drummer in shortlived new wave band Thieves Like Us in 1980. After that band fell apart, he...

Q&A: Nitin Sawhney
Q&A: Nitin Sawhney

4 April 2013

This Saturday Nitin Sawhney, his nine-piece band and the engineers of Metropolis Studios will all take part in the One Zero project, a...

Q&A: Patrick Wolf
Q&A: Patrick Wolf

3 April 2013

Marking a decade since his first EP release, Patrick Wolf last year recorded new acoustic versions of a selection of songs from his...

Q&A: Susanne Sundfør
Q&A: Susanne Sundfør

26 March 2013

One of CMU's Artists Of The Year in 2012, Susanne Sundfør released her debut UK album, 'The Silicone Veil', through Sonnet Sound last...

Q&A: Ben Watt
Q&A: Ben Watt

20 March 2013

Last week, Ben Watt announced that he was winding down his record label Buzzin Fly. Launched by the Everything But The Girl musician...

Q&A: Steve Mason
Q&A: Steve Mason

12 March 2013

Former Beta Band frontman Steve Mason released his first solo album under the name King Biscuit Time in 2006, returning as Black Affair...

Q&A: Tom Odell
Q&A: Tom Odell

6 March 2013

Having once fronted the band Tom & The Tides, it's since London-based Tom Odell went solo that he's been ticking so many 'ones...

Q&A: Doldrums
Q&A: Doldrums

26 February 2013

Doldrums, aka Airick Woodhead, released his first mixtape in 2010 on VHS. A year later he moved onto more accessible formats with the...

Q&A: Marnie Stern
Q&A: Marnie Stern

20 February 2013

Marnie Stern's distinct sound, mixing highly technical guitar playing with lo-fi indie rock, reached many people's ears for the first time with the...

Q&A: Frightened Rabbit
Q&A: Frightened Rabbit

29 January 2013

Initially a solo project for singer-songwriter Scott Hutchinson, taking his mother's childhood nickname as a moniker, Frightened Rabbit grew into a band over...

Q&A: The Joy Formidable
Q&A: The Joy Formidable

23 January 2013

Having made a name for themselves on both sides of the Atlantic with blistering live performances and their self-released debut EP, 'A Balloon...

Q&A: Everything Everything
Q&A: Everything Everything

15 January 2013

Formed in 2007, Everything Everything released their debut album, 'Man Alive', in 2010 to great acclaim. Released almost three years to the day...

Q&A: Mono
Q&A: Mono

27 November 2012

Formed in Tokyo in 1999 by guitarist Takaakira Goto, instrumental rock band Mono released their debut album 'Under The Pipal Tree' in 2001. Although...

Q&A: Zammuto
Q&A: Zammuto

21 November 2012

Producer and multi-instrumentalist Nick Zammuto is best known as one half of The Books, the duo he formed with cellist Paul de Jong...

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