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Interview with Public Enemy

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013

"We’re the Rolling Stones of the rap game..." - Chuck D talks to Emma from Outline

Interview with Darwin Deez

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013

I had no idea what the songs were about… maybe if I was older, I’d know if they were doing the subtle drug or sexual references.

Interview with The Staves

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013

We’re just normal people; we didn’t grow up on a farm, singing on the porch or anything like that!

Interview with British Sea Power

Wednesday, April 3rd 2013

"You can smoke your chongo mongo, drink your cider, eat your chips and then go home." - British Sea Power on the allure of festivals.

Interview with Simon McBride

Thursday, March 14th 2013

In the case of Van Morrison, the man is a songwriting mountain. I have a lot of work to do to match him.

Interview with Jess Morgan

Monday, March 4th 2013

As much as I love a good episode of Glee now and then, it does infuriate me how rarely you see a girl pick up an instrument. Either way I think Sue Sylvester needs to get on the case.

Interview with Foals - March 13

Monday, March 4th 2013

I’d love to say that we went to some amazing place in Africa and heard this particular rhythm, but it doesn’t work as specifically as that, you know what I mean?!

Interview with Skunk Anansie - March 13

Monday, March 4th 2013

Not too shabby, no, but I did get held up at gunpoint though!

Interview with Johnny Marr

Monday, March 4th 2013

I was there a couple of years ago, 2010 maybe and it was a fun time. There’s a good record shop in Norwich too, isn’t there?

Interview with Peace

Wednesday, February 13th 2013

"Everyone we told that we’d signed to Colombia was like, ‘what? That’s so ridiculous!’ It just makes no sense!" - Harrison Koisser talks about their journey to the major label

Interview with Pure Love

Wednesday, February 13th 2013

"Musically speaking, the songs have a very "big" sound to them and we felt that title fit perfectly." - Jim on the album title, 'Anthems'.

Interview with Funeral for a Friend

Wednesday, February 13th 2013

There’s been some crazy things at our shows and that’s what keeps it fresh for us, I mean, we’ve had human jenga!

Interview with Everything Everything

Wednesday, February 13th 2013

"Top ten is people like Rihanna and we thought, ‘that’s pretty nuts’, you know, sitting there amongst all that..." - Jonathan describes his surprise at 'Arc' going Top Ten

Interview with Raevennan Husbandes

Monday, January 7th 2013

"I feel like I’m in a completely different ball game now. I’m playing with the big boys now! It’s bit scary, a bit overwhelming!" - Raevennan on life after her NBT win.

Interview with The Joy Formidable 2013

Monday, January 7th 2013

"You know, we lost a few people on making this album, and that’s definitely crept in quite a bit." - Rhydian shares some insight into the making of 'Wolf's Law'

Interview with Blood Red Shoes

Monday, January 7th 2013

"I felt like it was kinda directionless, like, that’s the line in the song, ‘we’re not fighting to be heard, we just wanna watch it burn’." - Stephen relates the London riots to 'Lost Kids'.

Interview with The Human League

Tuesday, December 4th 2012

"Because we weren’t too way out there, other girls could relate to us. We are down to earth, we are Northern; people could dress like we did." - Joanne Catherall talks to Emma about the role of THL girls...

Interview with Squeeze

Tuesday, December 4th 2012

"With a beard, people tend to spur all their hatred onto it, and tell you straight away what an idiot you look." - Glenn Tilbrook talks to Emma about his recent clean-shaven look...

Interview with Beth Orton

Tuesday, December 4th 2012

I’ve never lost my roots. It’s my place of choice to come and see my friends and also just the landscape as much as anything.

Gary Numan Interview

Wednesday, November 21st 2012

"Haha! What a fun date I must be! Fucking hell, how I ever got married I don't know!" - Gary Numan talks about his idiosyncrasies with Outline's Lenore...

Interview with Enter Shikari

Wednesday, November 14th 2012

Ellie catches up with Chris from Enter Shikari ahead of the UK tour...

Interview with Billy Talent

Tuesday, October 23rd 2012

'I think whether you’re a Billy Talent fan or if you have heard of us but haven’t actually heard of us, this record would be the best indicator of where we’re at and who we are as musicians.' Ellie catches up with Billy Talent ahead of their UK

Interview with Cold Specks

Monday, October 8th 2012

"As you can tell from the video, I’m absolutely terrified! There’s a lot of twiddling of the thumbs and a couple of visible shakes!" - Al talks about her landmark performance on Later... with Jools.

Interview with Alt-J

Monday, October 8th 2012

"Our album is nominated for the Mercury, but almost every daily newspaper has declined to even review it. Not that I'm bitter [laughs]" - Gus from Alt-J talks to Outline's Alex...

Interview with Bat for Lashes

Monday, October 8th 2012

"I discovered that Natasha Khan is a lot more complex and rich, as a person, than just being this mystical, sad person." - Bat for Lashes talks to Outline about her own character...

Interview with Emily Portman

Wednesday, September 5th 2012

We often get a lot of really attentive, listening audiences, which is lovely, but sometimes we have to ask for the lights to be turned up so we know that they’re still there!

Interview with Submotion Orchestra

Wednesday, September 5th 2012

"The live show that we bring is a lot more ballsy than the albums, I think." - Tommy Evans talks to Outline ahead of their gig...

Interview with Richard Hawley

Wednesday, September 5th 2012

For anyone to think that it’s OK to revert back to a pre-NHS state is a fucking moron.

Interview with Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs

Wednesday, September 5th 2012

Greco-Roman’s mantra, “We make colourful music because we dance in the dark”, remains incredibly apt.

Interview with Lucy Rose

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

My family and friends are so supportive but I'm sure they would be whatever I'd chosen to do. I'm sure there are some skeptics back home who think I'm crazy chasing the rainbow.

Interview with Seth Lakeman

Wednesday, August 8th 2012

When we went to Libya, I was inspired by the rhythms and a song that I wrote about 2 or 3 years ago called ‘Blood Red Sky’.

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'...