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Crystal Fighters Walk OnstagePlay Video

Crystal Fighters Walk Onstage (01:47)

Follow Crystal Fighters as they walk onstage at Optimus Alive 2013 and talk us through their pre-gig rituals.

Optimus Alive Promoter - 'I Want To Book Atoms For Peace Next Year'Play Video

Optimus Alive Promoter - 'I Want To Book Atoms For Peace Next Year' (01:26)

Optimus Alive's promoter chats to us backstage at the 2013 event about his highlights from the festival and hopes for next year.

DIIV - New Album Could Shock ListenersPlay Video

DIIV - New Album Could Shock Listeners (03:08)

DIIV speak to us backstage at Portugal's Optimus Alive festival about Green Day and the 'huge departure' of their next album.

Jamie Lidell - Why My Label Warp Is Like A Honey BadgerPlay Video

Jamie Lidell - Why My Label Warp Is Like A Honey Badger (03:26)

We chat to Jamie Lidell backstage at Optimus Alive 2013 about honey badgers, Warp and the singers MOKO.

Brass Wires Orchestra On Playing Optimus For The First TimePlay Video

Brass Wires Orchestra On Playing Optimus For The First Time (02:26)

Portuguese band Brass Wires Orchestra chat to us backstage at the Lisbon festival.

Japandroids Reveal Pre-Show RitualsPlay Video

Japandroids Reveal Pre-Show Rituals (02:22)

We catch up with Japandroids' David Prowse backstage at Optimus.

Biffy Clyro at Optimus Alive 2013Play Video

Biffy Clyro at Optimus Alive 2013 (01:47)

We speak to Biffy Clyro's Ben Johnson at Optimus Alive 2013

Dum Dum Girls - 'This Is The First Interview I've Ever Done Drunk'Play Video

Dum Dum Girls - 'This Is The First Interview I've Ever Done Drunk' (02:44)

We catch up with Dee Dee from Dum Dum Girls at Optimus Alive 2012, as she tells us about her band's new EP, updates us on their next record and chats about...

Lisa Hannigan - 'I Don't Think I'll Work With Damien Rice Again'Play Video

Lisa Hannigan - 'I Don't Think I'll Work With Damien Rice Again' (02:55)

At Optimus Alive 2012, Lisa Hannigan tells us about touring with Richard Hawley, her desire to collaborate with David Byrne, reveals her love for Gotye and...

Optimus Alive 2012 - How Was It For You?Play Video

Optimus Alive 2012 - How Was It For You? (02:26)

We find out what the punters at Portugal's Optimus Alive festival 2012 thought of the weekend, and which bands stole the show,

Introducing - Paus At Optimus Alive 2012Play Video

Introducing - Paus At Optimus Alive 2012 (02:47)

At Portugal's Optimus Alive festival, we chat with local band Paus who share with us how they formed as a band, what they sound like and tell us which of...

Metronomy - 'We'll Start Recording In November'Play Video

Metronomy - 'We'll Start Recording In November' (02:39)

We chat with Metronomy at Optimus Alive 2012, as they tell us about their remix album, why they think the sunshine helped with the success of their latest...

Optimus Alive's Álvaro Covões - 'This Year's Lineup Was Amazing'Play Video

Optimus Alive's Álvaro Covões - 'This Year's Lineup Was Amazing' (01:46)

Optimus Alive boss tells us how the 2012 event went, shares his thoughts on the bands of the weekend and reveals that he's glad his festival doesn't have a...

The Antlers - 'Our New EP Is Very Calming'Play Video

The Antlers - 'Our New EP Is Very Calming' (01:58)

Backstage at Optimus Alive, The Antlers tell NME about their new EP 'Undersea', why they're so into an underwater theme and discuss plans for their next LP.

Zola Jesus - 'I'm So Eager To Work On New Material'Play Video

Zola Jesus - 'I'm So Eager To Work On New Material' (02:11)

We chat with Zola Jesus at Optimus Alive, as she tells us about her collaboration with Orbital, her interest in rap music and her plans for her next album.

 
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