“I’m trying to articulate something closer to the truth than the spin we are fed”
“I’m proud that I’ve lasted so long and I'm still getting better”
"I don't think any of us knew that Let's Dance to Joy Division would still be the last song of our set seven years on!"
"We got lost in the desert and built choppers, went skating, hung out with rad people, or we rode on our bikes."
"It was quite a surprise to find out the dude with a ponytail from Soul Jazz was an animal on the decks!"
"I’m a wide awake kind of fella!"
"I spend a lot of time in my head."
"I always wanted to emulate James Brown but I didn’t have the footwork going!"
"If you weren’t MC Devvo, what would you be doing? Probably working down the mines"
“It’s great playing small venues or pubs when you can jump down from the stage after and share a drink with people”
"I maybe have about 5,000 records, but that’s just a rough estimate"
"Poetry and spoken word is in many ways the same as song lyrics, including rap"
"I want everything I do to be relevant in 100 years time like Beethoven and Mozart"
"There were some people along the way who I said no to, which I regret now, like Madonna."
"Your beer and food is great. I don’t know; we just love the UK."
"I’m used to playing to up to 50 people and then all of a sudden to sell out a headline show!"
“Gengahr is our favourite Pokemon. We didn’t really think it through.”
“Ya Mama was easy... no pun intended. Ha ha!”
"Get off the computer, play the drums and work your balls off!"
"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."