Category: Interviews

A CHAT WITH: JUDITH OWEN

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Welsh singer, songwriter and pianist Judith Owen has been a regular musical partner to Richard Thompson and straight woman to Ruby Wax in their odd fringe theatre twin act. She’s married to the actor and humorist Harry Shearer. Interviewer Anthony Weightman chatted to her about her new album Ebb & Flow at Julie’s Restaurant in [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Ariana & the Rose

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? My name is Ariana DiLorenzo and my project is called Ariana & the Rose. We’re an indie-pop/electro outfit based out of New York City. I started the band after graduating from New York University about three years ago. I had been working all through school as an [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Matt Stevens

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? Matt Stevens. I’m from a place called Rushden but I now live London. I’ve been doing the solo stuff since 2006, I made an EP in 2007 and Lucid is my fourth solo record and my first for the Esoteric label. Lucid took three years as [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Mountain Bird

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? I’m Adam. I’m born in Stockholm, Sweden. I produce, mix and write music under the name Mountain Bird. I started this only two years ago in order to have a medium to vent my feelings through; to have someone be there and listen to how I felt… [...]

A CHAT WITH: ALI CAMPBELL (UB40)

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British singer and songwriter Ali Campbell was the lead singer and founding member of reggae band UB40, which has sold over 70 million records world-wide. He’s extensively toured the world for 30 years. Interviewer Anthony Weightman chatted to him ahead of his April 2014 tour. Anthony Weightman: Ali, my best wishes to you in April when [...]

AAAmusic Approved: The Peckham Cowboys

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? The Peckham Cowboys (as most fans know by now) came into being during an impromptu jam session at Guy Bailey’s house in Peckham on the occasion of his birthday a few years back. There followed a number of other “fun jams”, which were really an excuse for [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Cotton Wolf

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? We’re Llion Robertson and Seb Goldfinch – aka Cotton Wolf - based in Cardiff, and have been working together since 2007, producing and writing arrangements for multiple Welsh Music Prize nominated albums. We both have a longstanding love of electronic and Classical music, and bring both of our [...]

A CHAT WITH: DAVE MCPHERSON (CENTIMENT/INME)

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In between tours fronting Centiment and InMe, the ever-busy singer-songwriter-guitarist and Pledge campaign advocate Dave McPherson manages to find the time to chat to AAAmusic’s Jake Paker about the differences between his new band, his old band and his fruitful solo career… Jake Paker: Hi Dave. So, you’ve recently completed the first tour with Centiment, how [...]

AAAmusic Approved: The Deadmen

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AAAmusic: Who are you and where are you from? The Deadmen from Washington, DC, USA. AAAmusic: What inspired you to get into music? I was inspired by my uncle, my stepfather, my mom, my Grandma.  As for the genre, we as a band don’t subscribe to any genres. We write what we write – however it sounds [...]

AAAmusic Approved: Iron Braydz

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Who are you and where are you from?I’m Iron Braydz - a Nigerian born emcee/writer. I started writing because a lot of people thought I had the talent to do so. This was because I was always reciting Wu Tang lyrics and almost every Hip Hop release. I started going to my friend’s house to record because [...]