Feature: Second Chances

“You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow.  This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo.”  …

Interview: Daniel Johnston

Daniel Johnston is a singer, songwriter and artist. His drawings have been exhibited internationally, whilst his songs have been covered…

Interview: Van Dykes Park

Let’s not shy away from the fact: Van Dyke Parks is a living legend. Composer, producer, arranger, lyricist and performer…

Interview: Richard Hawley

“Someone call 999” Alex Turner famously quipped on winning the Mercury Music Prize 2006, “Richard Hawley’s been robbed!”. Six years…

Interview: Bikini Kill

Revolution, Girl Style, Now “Is that supposed to be doing that? Ok. Sorry. Ok we’re starting now” quips a female…

Interview: Jens Lekman

“I love short stories”, Jens Lekman tells me halfway through the interview, “they are like pop-songs”. Similarly, Lekman’s pop-songs play…

Interview: Michael Gira

“Swans”, Michael Gira tells me, was chosen because “it was the least punk-rock name I could think of”; before adding…

Interview: Kurt Vile

“Music”, Kurt Vile tells me, is “not like a hobby; it’s a need, a first love.” The passion with which…