Category : Interviews

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Introducing: #99 – John Andrews

Name: John Andrews Formed: 2018 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Singer Songwriter ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name My artist name is my own name, John Andrews. Most of my songs are about first hand experiences…

November 2, 2018

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Interview: Jonny McKee – Shizznigh

Shizznigh Promotions, one of the most prolific companies of its type in the country, is celebrating its 8th birthday this month with a gig, showcasing some of the best bands on the scene. Shizznigh has been responsible for over 600…

October 22, 2018

Interview: Tony Wright – Chapter & Verse (ChorusVerse)

Tony Wright has been in the music business for two decades. Teenage forays into music led to numerous musical stopping off points in his career but now he’s taken a different path as he prepares to release his first book…

October 16, 2018

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Interview: Saint Sapphire

I had a chance to sit down with local rock and rollers Saint Sapphire during one of their practices at the Blackstaff Mill. I went in expecting 15-minute recording, I left with just under an hours worth of material. The…

October 9, 2018

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Introducing: #98 – Blackout Season

Name: Blackout Season Formed: 2016 Hometown: Portadown Genre: Post Punk Alt Rock Line-up: Alex Close – Guitar & Vocals | Peter McCabe – Drums | Johnny Morgan – Bass Guitar ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your…

August 3, 2018

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Interview: Brand New Friend

For a lot of bands, the period following a debut album and tour would be one of rest. But for Brand New Friend, things only got busier. The band followed the release of ‘Seatbelts for Aeroplanes’ with a support slot on…

August 2, 2018

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Introducing: #97 – Jack Bashful

Name: Jack Bashful Formed: September 2017 Hometown: Lurgan, Co Armagh Genre: Hip-hop ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name This is a question I always struggle to answer. People always ask me this and I…

July 13, 2018

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Introducing: #96 – MoonMen

Name: MoonMen Formed: 2018 Hometown: Derry Genre: Alternative Rock Line-up: Sean – Vocals | Aaron – Drums | Conall – Guitar/Vox | Shane – Bass ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name A MoonMan by…

June 15, 2018

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Introducing: #95 – Ex-Isles

Name: Ex-Isles Formed: 2017 Hometown: Belfast Genre: Dark Swoon Line-up: Pete Devlin – Vocals/Guitar | James Joys – Piano ◀ Q & A ▶ ▶ Tell us about your band name It grew out of what our lyrics were addressing,…

June 8, 2018

Interview: Sarah McBriar – AVA Festival

Sarah McBriar, the founder of AVA Festival sat down with us as part of our Women in Music week and AVA Festival London to talk about how the electronic music industry is changing for women, how women can get involved…

March 8, 2018

Interview: Stephenie Dickey – Drakonis

Stephenie Dickey is not your typical musician. A personal trainer, professional body builder and bassist from black metallers Drakonis, she takes the old-fashioned notion of what ‘being a woman’ is meant to be and turns it on its head –…

March 6, 2018

Interview: Edelle McMahon

Belfast singer-songwriter, Edelle McMahon is one of the many talented women in Northern Ireland making a name for herself in the music industry. Like many an industry, music too can seem like a man’s game. All too often women must…

March 6, 2018

Interview: Maggie Devlin – Party Fears

Maggie Devlin, half of the Berlin-based indie group, Party Fears (along with drummer Eilis Frawley) talks to us about the fear of creation, women with guitars jammed between their thighs, the journey from Cookstown to Berlin and a possible sponsorship…

March 4, 2018

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Interview: Chris Molloy and the Zang

Chris Molloy is known for his passion for photography and acoustic guitar which was perfectly captured on the last EP two year ago. But in late 2017 he decided to create something new, something fresh and something that we will…

February 13, 2018

Interview: Whale Talk

Born out of a dream, long time friends Freyja Bourke and Betsy Bailie conspired to form Whale Talk. Performing heartfelt songs spawned at a younger age, the duo are gearing up for the release of only their second single ‘Fingertips’….

November 23, 2017