Category: Interviews

AAAmusic Approved: Kate Miller-Heidke

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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

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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 [...]

A CHAT WITH: JOE STILGOE

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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

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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 [...]

A CHAT WITH: NEPHEW

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Danish rock band Nephew are rare guests for European stages outside of their own country. But very soon – on August 17th – a London audience will, for the first time, have a chance to see them live at Bush Hall. Nephew’s music is brave and hesitant at the same time, their dance of energetic and melancholic [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Volcanoes

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? We’re Volcanoes - a four piece indie/alternative band based in Yorkshire. We formed way back in 2005 and we were pretty sure we’d be signed within a year. Things haven’t exactly ran to plan but we’re still enjoying ourselves. When we formed we all lived in Sheffield, we’ve [...]

A CHAT WITH: LINDSEY STIRLING

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Lindsey Stirling, the ‘dancing violinist’, is a composer and violinist who performs outstanding choreographed performances, both live and in music videos. Her styles embrace classical, hip-hop and electronic dance music and on YouTube she’s had an extraordinary 675 million views.  Access All Areas Music interviewer Anthony Weightman chatted to her in Kensington ahead of her [...]

A CHAT WITH: KIM SHATTUCK (THE MUFFS)

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The Muffs’ front-woman Kim Shattuck has been part of the US alt-rock scene since the ’80s, initially achieving underground fame via the all-female rock group The Pandoras. Those not familiar with The Muffs or The Pandoras might recognise Kim Shattuck’s name regardless, from her controversially short-lived time with Pixies – she replaced Kim Deal on [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Ginger And The Ghost

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Daniel is my name and I’m from Sydney Australia. My background is quite eclectic. I taught myself to play my Mum’s old classical guitar when I was a kid. In my teenage years I was exposed to the jamming scene in Brisbane where I picked up a few [...]

AAAmusic Approved: SYKES

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Julia: We are a three-piece female fronted band called SYKES.  The guys are from London, and I’m half Brazilian half English but grew up in Spain – bit of a mix!  We all met at Uni and formed this line up when we left and moved to [...]