Music Interviews

Princess Chelsea Talks About her New Album “The Great Cybernetic Depression” and the Sound of the Future

After the success of her debut album Lil' Golden Book and it's popular hit song and music video "The Cigarette Duet," Princess Chelsea is back with her sophomore album, The Great Cybernetic Depression. Something of a concept album, this new effort is held together by a loose narrative and cohesive theme. It's saturated by a futuristic synth-heavy sound which we heard glimpses of on her previous record. In this interview, Princess Chelsea discusses the influence her hometown of Auckland, her classical music training, the 'sound of the future' and the isolation tied to technological progress.

Interview with Ada Bligaard Søby about “Hitchhiker” Music Video

Self-taught Danish filmmaker Ada Bligaard Søby makes films infused with a sense of exploration and movement. One of her most recent productions is the music video "Hitchhiker," set to Parisian trio Tristesse Contemporaine’s “I Didn’t Know.” For this film, Søby was shortlisted for the 2015 Cannes Lions Young Director Award. Filmed with a VHS camera and mixing contemporary and vintage…

Interview with Matilde Davoli about her new album “I’m Calling you from my Dreams”

Matilde Davoli recently released her album "I'm Calling you from my Dreams" by her record company Loyal to your Dreams. She is a musician, songwriter, and sound engineer, originally from Lecce in southern Italy, but recently relocated to London. Her album contains elements of rock, R&B, and synth-pop, presented cloaked in the shiny veneer of electronica. Interestingly enough, however, the…

Interview with Australian Singer-Songwriter Fraser A. Gorman about his Debut Album “Slow Gum”

Fraser A. Gorman is a young singer-songwriter based out of Melbourne, Australia, who just released his first album "Slow Gum" on June 29th. The self-proclaimed Americana country-rock artist comes from humble roots but has grown his musical career to playing shows all over Europe and Australia. Drawing inspiration from the likes of Neil Young, Bob Dylan, and The Band, Gorman adds an Australian twist to the Americana catalogue. He talked to us about his musical inspirations, family, and what its like to live on the road.

Interview with Folk Rock Band Blueprint Blue from London

Drummer Melissa Rigby and bassist Huw Webb of S.C.U.M and Astral Pattern teamed up with Elliot Hayward to form the folk rock band Blueprint Blue back in 2013. The band brings new life to the folk-rock genre with raw sound and 60s rock inspiration. Since the release of their EP "Undertoad," fans just cannot get enough of their music. "Undertoad"…

Interview with Icelandic Post-Punk Band Fufanu

Fufanu is a young Icelandic post-punk act set to release their debut EP "Adjust to the Light" on June 29th. Their music is somewhat dark and heavy, though not excessively so. Just when you feel as though their orderly songs are settling into a plodding rhythm, they often explode into a discordance of sound and excitement. These climaxes could be…

Interview with HAVVK from London

Emerging in 2012 from the ever-gifted UK earth, HAVVK is a four-piece band comprised of multi-talented musicians. Their layered sound explores a wide variety of musical dimensions, combining the angelic, light, fluttery vocals of lead singer Julie Hawk with rock-based guitar and percussion. The music videos that accompany their unique sound are just as brilliant and unexpected, leaving a truly distinctive taste in the audience's mouth. We sat down with lead singer Julie Hawk to discuss how the band was formed, deeper meanings and upcoming works we can look forward to.