Music Interviews

Music Interviews

Mura Masa: “Album two is done, and I can confirm it’s banging”

We all have fond memories of Reading and Leeds festival, but for electronic producer Mura Masa it holds an extra special place in his...

Skunk Anansie: “All anybody wanted to talk about back then was Britpop, Britpop, Britpop”

Skunk Anansie, led by fiercely unrepentant front woman Skin, have long been the underground heroes of British rock. Leading the rebellion against Britpop in the '90s,...

Hayley Kiyoko: “Sometimes it’s hard to find your people”

Reading and Leeds Festival is a bit of a rite of passage in the UK. Thousands of us have hopped on the train after...

Hobo Johnson interview: from sleeping in a car to a rock opera about cockroaches

"I made my first album while I was sleeping in a car," recalls viral rap-rock sensation Hobo Johnson of his early days and the...

“I feel like I’ve seen Earth from outer space” – Kasabian’s Serge Pizzorno on trippy new solo project The S.L.P

Kasabian have never solely been the tub-thumping lad rockers some detractors have painted them as. For every ‘Underdog’ there’s been a cartoonish, outrageous alt-pop...

The Big Read – Sheer Mag: “So much rock music is bad and meaningless”

Five years ago, Sheer Mag were the buzziest DIY band on the planet. Now, they’re a full-throttle independent rock ‘n’ roll machine who tackle domestic abuse, prejudice, death and anxiety on ferocious new album ‘A Distant Call’. Singer Tina Halladay tells Ben Homewood why the world needs the Philadelphians...

Vomit! Broken bones! Oasis! Yungblud and Machine Gun Kelly on wild nights out and working together

What's better than us interviewing one person? Two artists interviewing each other, of course. We present to you, Band vs Band with Machine Gun Kelly and Yungblud.

PVRIS on new material, Marilyn Manson’s weird rider and Yorkshire puddings

"There have been some massive life changes," PVRIS singer Lynn Gunn tells us backstage at Reading 2019 before they make their return to the...

Poppy on meeting Marilyn Manson and her new album: “I have decided that it would be nice to light things on fire”

It's a little unusual to see a surrealist art-pop Youtube android Poppy strolling around amid the unwashed masses at Reading 2019. But now she's on a...

CHVRCHES on their love of Deftones, touring with Depeche Mode and big surprise on the way

We meet CHVRCHES backstage at Reading 2019, decked out all in black and sheltering from the sun on one of the hottest days of...
Advertisement