(((O))) Category: Interviews

The Utopia Strong

The Utopia Strong consists of Steve Davis, Kavus Torabi and Michael J York. Gavin Brown caught up with the band to find out more about them and their upcoming self-titled release.

Yann Ligner from Klone

Progressive metal group Klone from France release their album Le Grand Voyage on 20th September on Kscope. Bidisha Kesh caught up with vocalist Yann Ligner to find out more.

Jed Maheu from Zig Zags

Andy Little asked Jed Maheu from Californian thrashers Zig Zags a bunch of questions about the band, their tour and more.

Tim Macuga from Consumer & Have A Nice Life (+ Consumer exclusive track premiere)

Our editor Sander asked Tim Macuga from Consumer/Have A Nice Life some questions to find out more about Consumer and their new upcoming album ‘In Computers’.

Teri Gender Bender of Le Butcherettes

About to embark imminently on a substantial headline tour of North America in support of their Jerry Harrison (former Talking Heads guitarist/keyboardist) produced Bi/Mental album, Le Butcherettes dynamic Teri Gender Bender reveals the band is a family, the ‘honour’ of a former Talking Head as producer, and the wider inspirations of the Buzzcocks.

Henry Cow – An Interview With Chris Cutler

…Henry Cow embraced capital C culture with both hands and tried to integrate its fringes into a new mainstream. We didn’t just want to speak to our peers or our own generation. We were inclusive and directed our music at anyone prepared to listen…

Steve Von Till from Neurosis

Gavin Brown caught up with Steve Von Till to talk about the re-release of the Neurosis & Jarboe album, Jarboe and Swans’ influence on Neurosis as well as the band’s last European tour, appearance at Supersonic Festival and his forthcoming new solo album.

Alexis Mincolla from 3TEETH

Industrial metal’s fastest-rising stars. 3TEETH, launched their third album Metawar at the Electrowerkz in Islington in July, then stormed their show the following night supporting Ministry at the O2 Shepherd’s Bush Empire. Joe Norman spoke with frontman Alexis Mincolla in the Empire’s suitably grimy and dimly lit backstage area after the show.

Kevin Martin (The Bug/King Midas Sound/Zonal) – Part II

Kevin Martin has released music under a multitude of different projects over the last twenty five years. From The Bug and King Midas Sound to Zonal and beyond, his music has always been forward thinking and always pushing the boundaries of sound. With …

Neon Demon – A Q&A with ALEX

ALEX is an Edinburgh-based synthwave producer and one of the leading lights of Britain growing retro-wave scene who creates demonic dystopias that would give Philip K Dick the fear.

Hey Colossus

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Kevin Martin (The Bug/King Midas Sound/Zonal) – Part I

Kevin Martin has released music under a multitude of different projects over the last twenty five years. From The Bug and King Midas Sound to Zonal and beyond, his music has always been forward thinking and always pushing the boundaries of sound. With …

Big Lad

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

AJA

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Big Joanie

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Stephen Brodsky from Cave In

Gavin Brown had a chat with Cave In vocalist and guitarist Stephen Brodsky to hear all about the band’s new album and the difficult process of finishing it, how ‘Final Transmission’ serves as a tribute to Caleb Schofield, favourite memories and history of Cave In and their recent live shows and tributes.

HHY & The Macumbas

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Matters

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono, and …

Blanket

Supersonic Festival has been wowing audiences with its varied lineups since 2003 and this year’s event held between 19th-21st July is shaping up to be an absolute cracker. With performances from Neurosis, Godflesh, The Bug & Moor Mother, Mono and A …

Shellac

“We are most of the way towards having enough songs written for the next new album. It seems like bands normally start to release compilations, greatest hits collections, and live albums when they can’t come up with good new material anymore. We didn’t want people to see this Peel Sessions record and think, “I guess they’re done. Now they’ll put out some compilations and wrap things up”

Doom Or Be Doomed – An Interview With Dave Chandler of Saint Vitus

Following the (re)departure of Wino from vocal duties, a few chance opportunities and the willingness to keep pushing on has reunited them with original frontman Scott Reagers and led to the recording of a new, self-titled and utterly essential album. We spoke to band founder Dave Chandler prior to their European tour to dredge up ancient history and to peer into the future of the band.

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