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  • Trentemøller: Winter’s Tone

    By on Dec. 17, 2014

    Throughout his rather sombre discography, the Danish musician has often brought a chill to the electronic music world, making him seem as flamboyant as a piece of cold rock. Yet Anders Trentemøller can also cut a beautiful, emotional record.    

  • Milosz Matuschek: Talkin’ ‘bout My Generation Y

    By on Oct. 20, 2014

    They are spoiled conformists with Peter Pan syndrome; they lead shallow existence without thinking about the 'whys' of life; they want romantic love, but are tangled up in mediocre relationships instead – that’s what Milosz Matuschek, a journalist and writer, thinks about Generation Y. Yet, when in Rome, can you objectively criticise the town? We met to brood over this recent hot topic. 

  • Hozier: God's Word Against the Church

    By on Sept. 4, 2014

    The huge Dubliner, Andrew Hozier, is now performing in front of large crowds of people. He deals extensively with the teachings of the Catholic Church, precisely because he’s a non-believer. You can also find out in this interview how he keeps up his rock ‘n’ roll lifestyle.

  • Berlin Jukebox: Young Magic

    By on Aug. 15, 2014

    How to describe the sound of Young Magic? Think of flying rhythms, psychedelic cymbals and cloud-filled skies…or none of those things. What makes this young band from New York so special, is their multi-faceted, sophisticated sound. Curious? Tune in to the Berlin Jukebox.  

  • Girls in Hawaii: The band that survived

    By on July 20, 2014

    When the drum­mer passed away in a car ac­ci­dent three years ago, Girls in Hawaii thought it was over. They were at their best and sud­denly, si­lence. Now, the band gets back on stage, ready to tell the world that "it's not over, they've sur­vived and there's hope".

  • Liz Green, the Singer that Wanted to Lead a Normal Life

    By on June 26, 2014

    During the latest edition of the Europavox festival, I had the opportunity to talk with the singer Liz Green, and what at first I predicted would be a calm chat full of good cheer ended up becoming the most depressing interview of my life. I present to you, Liz Green, the talented and innovative singer-songwriter from Manchester that only wanted to live life like a normal person.

  • Max Cooper: Free Will, Science and Electronic Music

    By on May 3, 2014

    Max Cooper did a PhD in computational biology, making club music & DJing on the side. When funding was cut for his postdoc genetics research he started producing music full time. After 100s of releases and a decade on the club scene, he’s finally releasing his first album. It’s been a long time coming. What is Max up to? We talked about free will, science, computers and music.

  • "Legalise Drugs": Interview with ex-police-chief constable Tom Lloyd

    By on Feb. 27, 2014

    Tom Lloyd worked in the po­lice force for three decades. Hav­ing wit­nessed first hand the harms as­so­ci­ated with drugs, the for­mer Chief Con­sta­ble has reached a de­fin­i­tive con­clu­sion; the drugs are not the prob­lem; the prob­lem is the law. He has de­voted his re­tire­ment to cam­paign­ing for change- namely le­gal­i­sa­tion and reg­u­la­tion. We chat­ted at his home in Cam­bridge 

  • Ásgeir : a north star rises

    By on Nov. 2, 2013

    In the space of just a few short months, he has become Iceland's most popular artist, surpassing even Björk. Just 21 years of age, Ásgeir Einarsson scooped four Iceland Music Awards in February, and today one in ten Icelanders has his album. But his story - now a success - has an unusual beginning...

  • Concha Buika: 'There's no real love in modern music'

    By on Oct. 28, 2013

    In an interview with the Spanish singer, you get the impression that she likes to be in control of the conversation, or being told what to say. She assures me that she isn’t tired, though her eyes give her away. She thinks, reflects and makes music, if she has enough time - and that, she says, is her mission