We sit down with Mair Morel, the person in charge of coordinating the UK's biggest Festival X Theatre extravaganza. Boomtown takes place from August 7th - 10th this year and it quite unlike any other festival you've been to. Mair tells us why... Working for Boomtown is the DREAM job! How long have you been … Continue reading Interview with Boomtown’s Creative Director: Mair Morel
There’s a reason that after 20 years of friendships, feuds and music making behind them, The Libertines are still viewed as one of the most iconic, volatile and engaging bands of our time. As Pete Doherty put it: “There’s no drug in the world that can compare with playing music”, which could well be the … Continue reading The Libertines’ John Hassall Talks Buying A Studio & The April Rainers
We sit down with Sarah Nulty, Director of Tramlines, to find out what propelled the festival's move across Sheffield to a brand new site, and why fresh stages and unique entertainment still qualify Tramlines as a must on the UK's increasingly competitive festival calendar.
It’s no secret that Sheffield is famed for producing high quality musicians. Maybe it’s something in the Yorkshire water, or maybe it’s the wide range of venues on offer to up and coming bands with the local support to match. Either way, this ever expanding music scene shows no signs of halting. Enter The Sherlocks. … Continue reading Interview: 9 Questions For The Sherlocks
Barbott are a Spanish indie rock five piece who describe themselves as “seductive but mysterious” with a fresh sound that is plagued with powerful riffs and catchy choruses. They’ve broken the Spanish music scene and are currently experimenting with a plethora of styles as they expand their impressive musical portfolio. After receiving half a … Continue reading Interview with Barbott: Your New Favourite Indie Rock 5 Piece
Penelope Przekop initially caught our eye through her use of colour. She is bold, brash and uncompromising with her compositions and paints with a strong sense of expression that goes beyond just aesthetics. From the provocative titles and style of each painting it was clear that Penelope would have some interesting things to say … Continue reading Interview: Penelope Przekop – The Story Behind The Paintings
Despite his impressive international portfolio working on high profile projects with The Guardian, Virgin Media and the Oscars, Jonny Wan is actually a local boy. More specifically, a Sheffield boy. Born and bred in Yorkshire, he is now based in Manchester - that's when he isn't commuting around the world to fulfil various commissions. Undeterred by … Continue reading Interview: 10 Questions For Graphic Illustrator Jonny Wan