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Interview with Ms Dynamite

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

She’s managed to cherry-pick her projects with enough credibility and dancefloor impact that her own return has been hugely anticipated.

Interview with Sam Kelly

Thursday, June 28th 2012

"I’ve actually been quite ill; for the week after BGT, my body was left just sort of catching up with what was going on" - Sam Kelly on the physical damage that comes as a result of entering a nationwide talent show...

Interview with Beth Jeans Houghton

Thursday, June 28th 2012

"Yes, stupidly I did think that I’d exorcised them and then I realised that I had to tour them for like a year" - Beth Jeans Houghton on the difficulty of playing songs that are of an emotional nature...

Interview with Poliça

Thursday, June 28th 2012

"I just wanted to; it wasn’t like I was trying to change something or hide something" - Channy justifies Poliça's heavy use of autotuned vocals...

Interview with Caxton Press

Thursday, June 28th 2012

"If we weren’t doing music we'd still be as pissed off about the state of affairs in this country, but we naturally convert thoughts and feelings into words when we write." - MC Manage on Caxton Press' mantra...

Interview with Daughter

Thursday, June 28th 2012

"The whole feeling of playing in front of people is amazing, but I get a bit scared, I don’t even know if that answered your question, I’m just blabbering, sorry." - Elena Tonra's charmingly self-deprecating attitude towards performing...

Interview with Craig Hill (TTSF)

Thursday, June 28th 2012

“The perception is, and I think it’s correct to a point, that the scene in Norwich is good. I’ve bumped into bands on tour who are eager to come here as it’s ‘one of the places to play.’” - Craig Hill on the local music scene...

Interview with Yeasayer

Thursday, June 28th 2012

"We’ve kind of witnessed the birth of this really ugly underbelly in America" - Chris talks about the influence of capitalist politics on Yeasayer's new album Fragrant World...

Interview with Edward Sharpe

Monday, June 11th 2012

"Oh boy, I guess like a living room with some food and maybe some wine, a nice stereo system, maybe even listening on vinyl or something would be the nice thing to me" - Alex Ebert on how to listen to Edward Sharpe record 'Home'...

Interview with Gilles Peterson

Monday, June 11th 2012

" I couldn’t have found a better home really, anywhere in the world. I feel very, very fortunate to have got myself a slot on there" - Gilles talking about his show for 6Music...

Interview with The School

Monday, June 11th 2012

"I think I can be quite bossy in the right places, but then I’m also open to everyone… I mean, there’s eight of us so you have to be bossy on some level otherwise you don’t get anywhere!" - Liz Hunt on the band's work dynamic...

Interview with Dillinja

Monday, June 11th 2012

"Yeah, they were going crazy! It was brilliant in there. I can remember how we set it up in there and everything. Looking back you think, ‘bloody hell!’" - Dillinja talking about his Fabric set back in 2001...

Interview with Bob Log III

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"So many things try to tell ladies to look their best all the time, TV commercials use ladies’ bodies to try to sell me spaghetti, or carpet, and I got sick of it." - Bob's reaction to the idea of objectification...

Interview with Ladyhawke

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"I really loved Garbage; I bought a ticket when they came to New Zealand and my mum wouldn’t let me go!" - Pip 'Ladyhawke' Brown shares her early musical tastes...

Interview with Dry the River

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"Can you bring to us? Peanut butter? Vodka? Yeah, bring some peanut butter – that always goes down well." - Dry the River has some rock 'n' roll cravings...

Interview with Chasing Tigers

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"Yeah, since we did your music festival, this summer’s packed with festivals now for us, everything from Jelly Fest to god knows, it’s just packed." - Chasing Tigers look forward to a packed summer...

Interview with The Big Pink

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"I look at bands like Tears for Fears, or Eurhythmics, pop bands from the 80s – they were so weird and wonderful but yet they were top 10 artists" - Robbie Furze talks to Outline ahead of Playfest...

Interview with Newton Faulkner

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"Party night! Wicked, so it’s gonna be very loud, or it might be another picnic. Who knows?!" - Newton looks forward to his gig in Norwich...

Interview with Delilah

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012

"Growing up my household was always full of music. From Nirvana to Metalheadz. Roy Ayres to Aaliyah." - Delilah shares her musical childhood...

Interview with Drugstore

Thursday, March 29th 2012

"Well you can bring me flowers…! Bottles of wine, love letters… we’ll take whatever you guys bring on, you know, it’s gonna be a very intimate, and I think special show." - Isabel on what she'd like from our audience...

Interview with 2:54

Thursday, March 29th 2012

"We were listening to everything from System of a Down and Slayer to TLC!" - Hannah Thurlow on the sisters' young music tastes...

Interview with Emeli Sandé

Thursday, March 29th 2012

"Music was just such a big thing for me from when I was so young and it was the first thing that I could really express myself with, and be as loud as I wanted to with." - Emeli Sandé talks to Outline...

Interview with Feeder

Thursday, March 29th 2012

"The Waterfront was always somewhere we played good gigs at, it was a really fun place and that area’s always been really strong for us." - Grant remembers Norwich fondly...

Interview with Allo Darlin'

Tuesday, February 28th 2012

"When we were in Montreal, a guy broke into the place we were playing with a sledgehammer, threatening the waitress and we were like, ‘this is more like it!’" - Elisabeth talks tour adventures...

Interview with Young Guns

Tuesday, February 28th 2012

"We’ve played here on the Kerrang! Tour and a bunch of other things and Norwich has always been one of those regional places that has always been fun to play, we enjoyed it." - Ellie Smith interviews Young Guns' Gustav

Interview with Jaguar Skills

Tuesday, February 28th 2012

"Plus I love Alan Partridge as well - isn’t he the best? So yeah, it’s all about Radio Norwich for me." - Jaguar Skills talks about his love for the Eastern region!

Interview with Wild Beasts

Tuesday, February 28th 2012

"There’s something that feels really important about taking something that is supposedly difficult and ugly and creating something of beauty." - Lead singer Hayden talks to Outline...

Interview with The Maccabees

Tuesday, February 28th 2012

"We’ve played Norwich so many times and there’s nothing you always bring a real spirit to the gigs..." - Felix talks about The Maccabees' relationship with Norwich

Interview with Wiley

Tuesday, February 28th 2012

"I wanna do a little bit of acting and stuff, so I’m gonna go and do a bit of training and try and get in Eastenders…" - Wiley talks about future plans with Outline.

Interview with Band of Skulls

Monday, January 30th 2012

"We sound quite loud and rowdy compared to a lot of the other stuff that’s played on the radio." - Russell on their recent Radio 1 airplay...

Interview with The Leisure Society

Monday, January 30th 2012

"As soon as the orchestra started playing the intro to the first song, me and Christian just burst into tears and had to run out the room to save face…"

Interview with Django Django

Monday, January 30th 2012

"Somebody said it was like pouring lemonade in your brain, so I don’t know if that’s the same." - Dave McLean on his band's first album...

Interview with Dog is Dead

Monday, January 30th 2012

"Oh, you’re getting the first show, so this is gonna be us, full energy; we’re gonna be five guys getting very excited about being on a stage"

Interview with Lee Vann

Thursday, January 5th 2012

"I think hopefully to play more outside Norfolk is my biggest goal" - local musician Lee Vann talks of his future plans...

Interview with CYHSY

Wednesday, January 4th 2012

"Every album should be an event of sorts to me, and this is a fresh start in my opinion. It feels like starting over…" - Alec talks to Outline about the new CYHSY offering.

Interview with Ellen and the Escapades

Wednesday, January 4th 2012

"I just sort of think of it as a totally different world, and if people like it, if it entertains them, that’s fine with me." - Ellen talks to Outline

Feature // Rodney P

Monday, December 5th 2011

"Rodney P is fed into the very foundation of British street sound." - Outline takes a look at the career of Rodney P...

Interview with Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Monday, December 5th 2011

"‘Keep on Plucking’ is, I think, the only thing I can say!" - Hester gives advice to would-be ukulele wranglers...

Interview with We Were Promised Jetpacks

Friday, December 2nd 2011

We got to play to thousands of people in amazing theatres for 30 minutes, then be done by 9pm and get drunk and watch Jimmy Eat World!

Interview with Keep it Secret

Friday, December 2nd 2011

"It would have to be our very first show we played. It was at B2, I was nervous, scared and made tons of mistakes, but 150ish people turned up and it was electric!"