Month: January 2019

INTERVIEW: Dekalog

Working remotely from both Antwerp and London, Dekalog is the new project from producer Sonny Dhanowa and songwriter Dan Roberts. Merging elements of hip-hop, alternative pop and electronica, the pair have collaborated with vocalist Fien Desmet and rapper Amazumi to produce their debut album Een – an immersive, powerful record that explores dark political themes …

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INTERVIEW: Plastic Teardrops

Plastic Teardrops is the project of Barcelona-based recording artist and producer Ramon Arnella. Inspired by trip-hop legends Massive Attack and Portishead, Plastic Teardrops’ debut album Close To The Ground was released this year – blending acoustic and blues inflections with moody electronic undertones. I had a chat to Ramon about his creative process and where …

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INTERVIEW: Disco Lizards

Drawn in by their vivacious sound and psychedelic imagery, I had a chat with London-based rock ‘n’ roll band Disco Lizards about their infectiously energetic upcoming single Come On, inspired by a raucous night out in Amsterdam… Hey, Disco Lizards! Introduce yourselves to our readers… Hello readers! We are Disco Lizards from London! Matt – vocals …

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INTERVIEW: Monza Express

Aberdeen-based five-piece Monza Express bring a little Sunshine to the Scottish winter with their uplifting new single. Inspired by classic bands like The Beatles and Oasis, Sunshine pairs warm guitar hooks with nostalgic melodies and a catchy, singalong chorus. I caught up with the band to find out more about the inspiration behind the song… …

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INTERVIEW: Alex Bayly

Opening with an ethereal rising arpeggio, Alex Bayly’s latest single Distance generates a distinct sense of movement. Punctuated by rich orchestral strings and driven by Bayly’s husky vocal tones, the song rises and falls; contrasting powerful dynamic swells with moments of delicate intimacy.  We caught up with the London-based singer-songwriter to learn more about the story behind …

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INTERVIEW: One With Shade

One With Shade is the synth pop project of LA based singer-songwriter and producer Joey Weinberg. With delicately-crafted vocals reminiscent of Cigarettes After Sex combined with luscious waves of electronica, One With Shade’s latest single Lucid Dream takes you on a hypnotic, meandering journey to the stark landscapes of the North… Hey Joey! You’ve recently …

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LIVE: Pizza For The People Indie Banquet XII, Wharf Chambers Leeds, 15.12.18

Now that the fracas of the festive period is over, it’s the ideal time to look back at Pizza For The People’s Indie Banquet at Wharf Chambers back on the 15th December. Remember, the hazy days of 2018? Tonnes of momentum ran the night and there was a somewhat unhinged aura that lurked persistently, only encouraged …

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