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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!"

Interview with Vintage Trouble

Friday, December 2nd 2011

"We’re riding on that same horse, you know. We just love the simplicity of good soul music." - Nalle of Vintage Trouble talks to Outline...

Interview with Adrian Edmondson and the Bad Shepherds

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

"We’re aware of the folk nazis. Hahaha. Every genre can be a cliquey kind of genre. They nominated us at the Radio 2 Folk Awards, which I thought was a bit of a laugh that they let us in there." - Adrian discusses the perils of folk music.

Interview with Mariachi El Bronx

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

"I think because of the language barrier, sometimes it gets a little like people say, ‘I don’t know what you’re talking about! You’re like a bunch of crazy people!’ - Joby talks being Lost in Translation...

Interview with Lisa Hannigan

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

"I didn’t really think about having to sing the word ‘whiskey’ with my mouth open for five seconds while pints of paint were being thrown at my face..." - Lisa on the making of 'Knots' video.

Interview with The Naked and Famous

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

"We have this awful, awful syndrome where anyone that does well is just kinda cut off at the knees in New Zealand" - The NZ reaction to success...

Interview with Guillemots

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

"You can see a tree, or have a conversation with someone, or bump into a wall, or whatever and all of them set off triggers that might then give you an idea musically" - Fyfe Dangerfield talks to Outline...

Interview with The Darkness

Tuesday, November 1st 2011

"It was like holding on to a jet engine taking off, but ultimately going at that speed and being up that high, you’re gonna get covered in ice and fall off." - Dan Hawkins talks candidly about the pressures of success...

Interview with The Nightingales

Thursday, September 29th 2011

"This is the most work / thought / energy / muscles / skill / creativity I have ever put into drumming!" - Fliss on her new role as The Nightingales' drummer...

Interview with Ugly Duckling

Thursday, September 29th 2011

"Are we playing the Arts Centre again? It was really good there last time." - MC Andy Cooper on the last time they blew the roof off the NAC...

Interview with Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Thursday, September 29th 2011

"So many record labels don’t have any respect for any creative instinct that the artists might have..." - Benjamin talks about the benefits of being on an indie...

Interview with Bombay Bicycle Club - 2011

Thursday, September 29th 2011

"Obviously the Puppet Theatre is the stand out gig, for where it was and because we were wearing puppets!" - Jamie from the band remembers Norwich fondly...

Interview with Taking Back Sunday

Tuesday, September 13th 2011

"I have a tooth tattoo, ‘cause I lost a lot of my teeth. It’s a shout out to the teeth I lost on tour" - Eddie Reyes chats to Outline

Interview with East 17

Thursday, September 8th 2011

You know, if someone picks their toes at the start of the tour, it’s funny, but by the end of the tour, you wanna kill ‘em! - Tony Mortimer talks to Outline about the trials of touring...

Interview with Hard Fi

Thursday, September 8th 2011

"The place was packed out, it was brilliant. It was a really nice feeling to know that people still gave a shit..."