Category: Interviews



ROAM – a five-piece from Eastbourne – are here to reignite the UK pop punk scene and are quickly winning over fans from all corners of the country with their passionate live performances and honest, no bullshit approach to songwriting. Just before the band hit the stage at a recent gig in Manchester, Alex Adam (vocals [...]

AAAmusic Approvied: The Maine

The Maine - Backstage

AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? I am Jared James Monaco, I play guitar for The Maine and I am from Phoenix, AZ. I’m a native to AZ, and most of the guys in our band are as well. We grew up playing shows in different bands around town and, one day, we ended up [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Mammal Hands

Mammal Hands 1

AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Mammal Hands. There’s three of us in the band: Nick Smart (piano), Jesse Barrett (drums and percussion) and Jordan Smart (saxophones). We are all musicians living in Norwich, where we met busking and started playing together in early 2012. AAAmusic: What inspired you to get into music? We [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Andy Ruddy

Andy Ruddy

Who are you and where are you from? I’m Andy Ruddy – a singer-songwriter from Bradford, England. I started out in a rock band with the odd original song as a teenager. I moved away to Manchester University and my writing developed into something more personal that became the basis of what I do now. [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Nonpoint

NONPOINT 2014 - by Justin Reich

AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? My name is Elias Soriano [frontman of Nonpoint]. I was originally born in New Jersey, but raised in South Florida, which is how I found Robb and the band.  Robb was playing locally with a few guys and a friend of his was working with me; we [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Neil Davidge

Neil Davidge

AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Who am I… that’s a big question, not really sure I know to be honest. Some days it’s clear, others it’s a complete mystery. Let’s start with easy questions. I’m from Bristol, I was born here and still live and work here. I started playing ‘music’ in [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Kate Miller-Heidke

Kate Miller-Heidke

AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Kate Miller-Heidke. I’m a singer-songwriter from Brisbane, Australia. I formed in my mother’s womb shortly after my parents’ marriage. (I’m sure they had sex before they got married, but they must have been using some sort of contraception then). At age nine I was a member of the [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Mano’s Daughter


AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? We are Sarah and Matthias. We met through friends of friends on a night out in New Cross (London). I asked Matthias for a few Jazz piano lessons and from there we just started writing together. Mano’s Daughter came out of us finding out sound for a [...]


joestilgoe - interview

British pianist, singer, songwriter and film enthusiast Joe Stilgoe is the son of entertainer Sir Richard Stilgoe and opera singer Annabel Hunt. He’s married to actress and director Katie Beard. His album We Look To The Stars, went to number one in the Amazon Jazz Chart. Interviewer Anthony Weightman chatted to him at the Edinburgh [...]

AAAmusic Approved: GANGS


AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Jordan: GANGS. We’re all from Tallaght in Dublin. We formed just under two years ago – Dan is a friend of a friend, James and Johnny know each other all their lives and I went to school with Johnny James: We started out not serious at all then [...]