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#NEINTERVIEW – ZUZU

  For many artists, the process of recording and releasing a debut album isn’t a linear one. When Zuzu began playing in Liverpool it was clear she had something special, but after showing so much promise and receiving plaudits from further afield for her [...]
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INTERVIEW: SPANGLED

  Frontman Ben and guitarist Jamie filled in for drummer Nathan and bassist Niall as the four-piece band from Manchester recently joined us over Zoom, for an interview. The boy’s talk of space, cutting shapes on stage and staying original in an [...]
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INTERVIEW – ZACH FROM THE SKINNER BROTHERS

  Saturday morning early starts and future rockstars are two things rarely mentioned in the same sentence. But, contrary to the usual stereotype, my chat with The Skinner Brother’s frontman Zachary Skinner was scheduled for 10 am sharp. We caught up over [...]
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INTERVIEW – PAUL GALLAGHER

  Sam Shiner caught up with Paul Gallagher to chat about his weekly radio show ‘Tunes of the Unexpected’ on Islington Radio, his thoughts on the new music scene, and more… Hi Paul, thanks so much for joining us for a chat at Northern Exposure, how are [...]
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INTERVIEW – DYLAN FROM THE BLEND

  As nightlife and events come back, bands have also had plenty of time to create, reflect on their work and get even tighter. In this case, The Blend, a four-piece band from Coventry, have recently come out with ‘Greta Says’, a new electro-pop tune [...]
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INTERVIEW – FLOWVERS

  Our interview with Portsmouth’s most exciting young band takes the glamourous form of a post-gig debrief in a multistorey carpark. If you haven’t already listened to them, stop what you’re doing and stick them on now, because I can guarantee that [...]
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INTERVIEW – LOCK-IN BAND

  Just surviving the past two years in the music industry has been a struggle for even the most established of artists. Only forming in late 2019, Lock-In were faced with the task of finding their feet during one of the most difficult periods in music to [...]
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INTERVIEW – GEN & THE DEGENERATES

  Gen and the Degenerates embody the in-your-face attitude and aesthetic of 80s punk, with a distinctly modern sensitivity. Gen Degenerate‘s songs are confessional, she holds nothing back, writing refreshingly honest tracks about navigating the world as [...]
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INTERVIEW – ROLLA

  A few weeks ago I caught up with Rolla backstage at this year’s highly anticipated Isle of Wight festival. After taking some time out during Covid, the mighty Manc 5-peice are back and really starting to gain momentum. Despite only forming in December [...]