"We had synthesisers which gave up on stage and burnt with a black smoke"
"What’s interesting to me is music that tells the truth"
"We’ve learnt how to wind each other up, but also how to look after each other"
"I would say my favourite dance tune is Crystal Waters’ Gypsy Woman"
"Heartbreak Hotel stole my heart and I had to learn the guitar after that"
THE festival band
"People that call themselves poets are usually far f*cking from it."
"Nervous? I should have been wearing nappies!"
I was in a band called PicNic and I was the rapper. I don't want to talk about it.
If it comes from the heart it goes to the heart; that’s what I live by
"We tried to keep it upbeat and positive…like a party at a warehouse at 2 in the morning."
"It went through several stages, took a few months, and one blown up Amiga!"
"I consider myself a drunk with a guitar."
Classic shoe gaze band coming to NAC soon
“I have about 70,000 records”
"No one likes a band full of dicks."
"I don’t listen to smooth jazz when I read the newspaper; I haven’t mellowed at all!"
“I see High Focus as a big brain and everyone’s a different part.”
"We don’t want to slow down; we’d rather speed up!"
"Some people won’t be into it and that’s fine, we’d expect that."
"I’ve not really got frontman written on my forehead"
"So, Kubrick is a favourite director of ours, but it was a total accident that we ripped him off!"
I don’t really know if I’m that interested in watching a regular person eat their dinner.
"I also ate boiled rats, of which there were plenty of fat ones."
"I was so into the Red Hot Chilli Peppers when I was learning to play bass that that sort of funky groove style is just how I play."
"We’ve also started a clog-dancing club together!"
"I had a tambourine and a bottle of tequila in my purse."
"Most of the four track stuff I did when I was younger doesn't need to be heard again by anyone!"
"We cannot wait; the first Wembley show is my birthday!"
"I'm a 10-year overnight success!"
"I’m gonna take over the world. Seriously."
Pavlis meets the DIY queen of Gloom Pop
Interview with first local act at R1's Big Weekend!
When I joined Enter Shikari my dad said to me “You know, there’s a chance that they might not be big?"
I cried through the first three songs when I saw Kate Bush last year.
I was doing pause button megamixes as far back as 1984.
Hook yourself up with something fresh…and local.
“We’re like Parliament, but with ruffs”