Music > Interviews

Interview with Ria Ritchie

Wednesday, July 31st 2013

"Pack your stuff and we’ll go.’ So I packed my whole life in his car and just drove home that night!"

Interview with Steve Gullick

Wednesday, July 17th 2013

"Above all you need to be tenacious and focused.”

Interview with Friends

Wednesday, July 17th 2013

"Nothing is destructive. Ever. Everything is evolutionary. It’s music, you know, it’s not actually like a marriage."

Interview with Alt-J 2013

Wednesday, July 17th 2013

"Gus ended up going back to Ted Danson’s house for some Prosecco! He became aware that Ted Danson was aware of alt-J and he likes the album!"

Interview with Jessie Ware

Thursday, June 6th 2013

"They wanted pictures – that’s never really happened to me in an airport before. I think it was probably because they were waiting for other bands!"

Interview with Local Natives

Thursday, June 6th 2013

"I do remember that night [at NAC]; I burnt my hand on a flaming sambucca shot and had this ring on my hand for like, two weeks!" - Kelcey reminiscing about his last Norwich jaunt.

Interview with Swim Deep

Thursday, June 6th 2013

"He was like our best friend… and he was really pretty, so yeah, that qualified him!" - Zach on Cav's credentials for joining the band.

Interview with Savages

Thursday, May 2nd 2013

"There’s never a soft show, every single performance is so emotional for us, because we give everything." - Outline interview Savages ahead of their NAC date.

Interview with John Grant

Thursday, May 2nd 2013

"Who knows why some people are given the gift of perspective when it seems too late and some don’t and are lost?" - Outline interviews John Grant ahead of his NNF appearance

Woodkid // Feature

Thursday, May 2nd 2013

"When I started playing my own music, I wanted it to be as tall as a skyscraper. Images can achieve that." - Outline's feature on NNF star, Woodkid.

Interview with Public Service Broadcasting

Thursday, May 2nd 2013

"It’s a bit like handing someone your dirty washing and seeing what they’ll do with it!" - Outline interviews J. Willgoose

Interview with Hadouken + Ticket Comp!

Friday, April 12th 2013

We love Norwich; it has such a good gig scene and a few decent venues.

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.