Interviews


Blue Aeroplanes

Blue Aeroplanes - Interview

Thirty years ago this month, The Blue Aeroplanes released ‘Beatsongs’, the Bristolian art-rockers' biggest critical and commercial success. But, as frontman Gerard Langley told Nat Mumford, only a twist of fate stopped it from being much bigger...


Paul Carrack

Paul Carrack - Interview

Singer-songwriter and keyboardist Paul Carrack talks to Eoghan Lyng about working with Eric Clapton, Squeeze and Mike + The Mechanics and his impressive new solo album, 'One On One'.


Brinsley Schwarz

Brinsley Schwarz - Interview

Guitarist-turned-songwriter Brinsley Schwarz talks to John Clarkson about his long career and second solo album, 'Tangled'.


Burner Band

Burner Band - Interview

Leeds-based musician Lewis Burner talks to Julie Cruickshank about his two solo albums, his new group The Burner Band and their debut album, 'Signs and Wonders'.


Steve Harley

Steve Harley - Interview

Seminal 70's singer-songwriter Steve Harley talks to Andrew Twambley about his current tour, his latest album 'Uncovered' and his friendship with Marc Bolan.


Primitives

Primitives - Interview

Indie pop pioneers The Primitives are currently on the road on their Electric Acoustic tour which celebrates the release of boxset 'Bloom! The Complete Recordings 1985-92'. Guitarist/vocalist Paul Court chats to Richard Lewis about the group’s early days, chart success and returning to the stage.


Gerry McAvoy

Gerry McAvoy - Interview

Bassist Gerry McAvoy talks about Rory Gallagher’s legacy, touring during their heyday, the 5Oth anniversary of Gallagher’s eponymous debut album and keeping his memory alive.


Maddy Read Clarke

Maddy Read Clarke - Interview

Originators of the ‘No Music On A Dead Planet’ campaign, environmental group Music Declares Emergency aims to raise awareness of the climate crisis. Campaigning Director Maddy Read Clarke chats to Steev Burgess about the group’s aims, objectives and success so far


'Legs' Larry Smith

 'Legs' Larry Smith - Interview 2010

In this 2010 archival interview Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band tuba player, tap dancer and occasional percussionist ‘Legs’ Larry Smith speaks to Nick Dent-Robinson about his long career, working with the Beatles and his band’s reformation for a series of 40th Anniversary shows.


Gabriel Moreno

Gabriel Moreno - Interview

London-based singer-songwriter and poet Gabriel Moreno muses with Steev Burgess about the relationship between the UK and Gibraltar, learning from other cultures, and the meaning of ‘Duende’.


Al Campbell

Al Campbell - Interview Part 1

In the first part of an extensive two-part interview, 70's reggae star Al Campbell speaks to Adam Coxon about his long career.


Al Campbell

Al Campbell - Interview Part 2

In the second part of an extensive interview, reggae star Al Campbell continues to chat with Adam Coxon about his career.


Kevin Hewick

Kevin Hewick - Interview

Leicester-based cult musician and singer-songwriter Kevin Hewick talks to John Clarkson about his tenth solo album ‘Never Give Up on A Song’, working with the surviving members of Joy Division just after Ian Curtis’ death and also Adrian Borland and The Sound.


Steve Allen

Steve Allen - Interview

Nicky Crewe talks to Steve J Allen about his new album 'Contrast', his influences and approaches to life and music and moving from Sheffield to the other side of the world,


Spinmaster Plantpot

Spinmaster Plantpot - Interview

Antifolk-punk pioneer Hank Osasuna aka Spinmaster Plantpot tells Julie Cruickshank about his influences and his TV work.


Roger Chapman

Roger Chapman - Interview

Legendary singer and songwriter and former Family frontman Roger Chapman talks to Adrian Janes about his long career and his first album in seven years ,'Life in the Pond'


Mike Garry

Mike Garry - Interview

With photographs from Amanda J, Window, Shirley Procter talks to poet Mike Garry about his success and working with Philip Glass and New Order.


Long Earth

Long Earth - Interview

Martin Haggarty, the vocalist with Glaswegian prog rock outfit Long Earth, chats to Andrew Twambley about his band's diverse influences and the affect of lockdown on them.


Earl Slick

Earl Slick - Interview

New York guitarist Earl Slick has recently completed the eleven-track, all-instrumental 'Fist Full of Devils,' will be touring the UK in November and has a memoir project ready for publication. Lisa Torem catches up with him to find out the details.


Steve Howe

Steve Howe - Interview

Prog rock pioneer and Yes and Asia guitarist Steve Howe talks to Andrew Twambley about his long career and the latest and seventh album in his solo ‘Homebrew’ series.