Interview: Rothwell

Interview:  Rothwell

We recently had the sincere pleasure to sit down with the lovely Rothwell and chat about the origins for her music, the back stories for some of her songs, the highlights of the year and what lies ahead for this truly gorgeous artist, inside and out. How do you tend to find material for your music? I’ve always just written from experience and about my life. As clichéd as it is, I find song writing…

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Interview with The Spitfires

Interview with The Spitfires

We recently sat down with the Spitfires to discuss all things music and how the process has been for them as a band and how the new album came together. What brought you together as a band? I suppose being mates firstly. I was looking for a band and I asked Sam to play bass just because he liked the same music and the same clothes. I don’t think he’d even played a bass before….

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Interview: Joe Slater ahead of EP, ‘State Of The Ark’

Interview:  Joe Slater ahead of EP, ‘State Of The Ark’

Where do you start to describe the enormity of talent for an artist that far exceeds his small name, Joe…  With an immediate passion and weighty personal input, artist Joe Slater has used these unlaboured and eloquent skills to create the basis of his upcoming new EP, ‘State of The Ark’.  The material is levelling and heart-centric.  What began with 15+ songs then parred back to an elegant 5 with a bonus track, the word…

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Interview: Vix from Fuzzbox ahead of Polyfest

Interview:  Vix from Fuzzbox ahead of Polyfest

Brummie all-female band Fuzzbox came together in 1985, with lead singer Vix (Vickie Perks) at the helm.  After two albums, the group disbanded but in recent years, have reunited to the relief of many fans.  In advance of their performance at the iconic PolyFest 2018, Vix took some time to sit down and discuss their history and evolution and what it is to be in a band such as Fuzzbox.   What drew you to…

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Interview and Review: Darlingside at recent Cambridge Folk Festival

Interview and Review:  Darlingside at recent Cambridge Folk Festival

Drenched in a dreamy, harmonic and verging on ethereal collective of voices from the group that is Darlingside, the crowd at the recent Cambridge Folk Festival was bathed in the powerful yet unforced and natural set of their songs in a gorgeous, idyllic summery setting.  They offered that they were, ‘underslept but happy’ to be back at the festival following their 2016 performance which garnered a hearty cheer. Indeed, many there had seen them perform…

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