Category: Interview

Spotlight on Deep City Diver: “We’re trying to be considered a Stoke band… can we have dual residency?”

The music scene which is rooted deep within the streets of the city of Stoke-on-Trent is a powerful one. With a rising wall of young hopefuls, a gradual blurring of the lines between what’s classed as “old” and “new” music, a bubbling concoction of blogs, festivals and new music platforms, as well as the potential

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‘Weekender’, a full-length Christmas album, canned peaches and driving mishaps: fifteen hilarious minutes with Cassia.

“I love these unconventional interviews. Nobody wants to know about the boring stuff, it’s all on Facebook” laughed Jacob Leff, calypso-pop beat maker and percussionist extraordinaire. Macclesfield based three-piece Cassia, were halfway through their tour when we sat down to have a chat with them, in a sweaty room above the stage of Gorilla in

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Conversations from Lymelight Festival 2017

Over the course of the fifth annual Lymelight Festival 2017, E Major caught up with a small sample of acts who’d performed across the weekend. Here are those conversations, transcribed and typed for your reading pleasure. __________________________________________________________ In conversation with… John Dhali Hello John! How are you today? Feeling good about performing? Hello! I’m good

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Fears Chella have a time machine and they’re going to go back in time and play a gig. Yes, you heard me right.

At the back of the Fears Chella van, all four members of the band huddled together in an attempt to shelter from the rain. It wasn’t the kind of weather anyone wishes for when they organise an outdoor festival, but this is what the organisers of Ashcombury Music Festival were faced with. Having only played three gigs

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