preview // Hollie McNish at Cambridge Junction, May 5th
We fire over some quick questions to Hollie in advance of her hometown show at Cambridge Junction on May 5th.
in conversation // Tape Runs Out
Liam and Ellie of Tape Runs Out join us for a catch up following their latest release.
in conversation // Seán McGowan
We chat with Seán McGowan ahead of his Cambridge Junction appearance with Skinny Lister
in conversation // Skinny Lister
"aim was to get our live sound on record" we chat with Skinny Lister ahead of their Cambridge Junction gig
in conversation // Sophie Jamieson
"It needs to be something that people can discover, relate to and carve into their own world..."
in conversation // Marika Hackman
Slate The Disco have a mid-tour catch up with Marika following her recent debut LP 'We Slept At Last'.
in conversation // Wolf Alice
We chat with Wolf Alice ahead of their headline slot at the Cambridge Junction
in conversation // Spring King
"Eventually it became a bit of a game, and it really pushed me to write and become decisive very quickly" We speak with Spring King ahead of their Cambridge gig
You’ve not heard this one before – in conversation with the man behind MEXRRISSEY – Mexico Goes Morrissey
We preview MEXRRISSEY - Mexico Goes Morrissey at the Corn Exchange with the show's creator, Camilo Lara
in conversation // Fraser A Gorman
We speak to Fraser A Gorman ahead of his Cambridge debut, opening for Courtney Barnett
in conversation // Seafret
"You take for granted the things you have when you're at home and as soon as you move away you realise you really miss it"
in conversation // Tigercats
We talk with Tigercats ahead of their Cambridge date on March 29th
in conversation // Woahnows
We chat with Woahnows prior to their Cambridge gig on the 13th
in conversation // Sivu
"Some of the more negative comments did stick with me for a while and almost made me doubt myself" we speak with Sivu ahead of his return to Cambridge
in conversation // Little Comets
"It is very honest and far more personal than either of our previous two albums"... On the eve of their Cambridge return we chat to Little Comets
in conversation // Allusondrugs
Ahead of opening for Enter Shikari at the Corn Ex, we chat with Allusondrugs
in conversation // The Staves
"Playing in big places you can be freer with movement and as a performer, but I feel more at home in smaller places"
in conversation // Blossoms
"Just because we've got one track with a Lydian-Raga scale in, doesn't mean we're trying to be the next Psychedelic enigma"
in conversation // Factories And Fields
"I’ve never felt more inspired about the work I’m doing, and I’m lucky to be surrounded by amazingly supportive and creative people."
in conversation // Fast Infamy
"We have always been interested in trying to create something different. The classic band set up always frustrated us."
in conversation // These Ghosts
"This time we wanted to be a bit more considered about the whole thing; conscious of the sounds we used and how they contributed to the to the record as a body of work."
in conversation // The Shadow Committee
Slate catches up with Norwich post-rock / neo-classical improviser Josh Rayman before his Cambridge show on November 14th at St Paul's Church.
in conversation // Childhood
"It's all about our struggles with life and getting to know our inner selves"
in conversation // Years and Years
"everything you've heard since you were born is kind of lodged in your brain and somehow filters it's way into the music"
in conversation // The Subways
"I think in some ways we've returned to the energy & sound of Young For Eternity - looking back at what we love about music & being in a band"
in conversation // Hundred Waters
"It's not particularly dancey. It's more personal. So like getting up on stage and singing about these things to a room of people is a hard thing to understand. But people come."
in conversation // Real Estate
"Recently I have been digging primitive. Somehow it's turned into this beast of a rock and roll improvisational vehicle."
in conversation // Sivu
"I feel a real close connection to my home and do feel there will always be stories in my lyrics about growing up in Cambridge" Slate chat to Sivu ahead of his debut album release
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