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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'...

Interview with Gilles Peterson

Monday, June 11th 2012

" I couldn’t have found a better home really, anywhere in the world. I feel very, very fortunate to have got myself a slot on there" - Gilles talking about his show for 6Music...

Interview with The School

Monday, June 11th 2012

"I think I can be quite bossy in the right places, but then I’m also open to everyone… I mean, there’s eight of us so you have to be bossy on some level otherwise you don’t get anywhere!" - Liz Hunt on the band's work dynamic...

Interview with Dillinja

Monday, June 11th 2012

"Yeah, they were going crazy! It was brilliant in there. I can remember how we set it up in there and everything. Looking back you think, ‘bloody hell!’" - Dillinja talking about his Fabric set back in 2001...

Interview with Bob Log III

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"So many things try to tell ladies to look their best all the time, TV commercials use ladies’ bodies to try to sell me spaghetti, or carpet, and I got sick of it." - Bob's reaction to the idea of objectification...

Interview with Ladyhawke

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012

"I really loved Garbage; I bought a ticket when they came to New Zealand and my mum wouldn’t let me go!" - Pip 'Ladyhawke' Brown shares her early musical tastes...

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...