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Ivory Lake [Interview]

Who inspired you to make music? My mom and my grandparents were a massive part in my musical development. I will always remember my mom’s band rehearsing in my grandparents cellar when I was young and when they were done me and my sister would always go down there and have a bash on the […]

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SJ Denney [Interview]

Who inspired you to make music? These are probably common answers, but I’d call out The Beatles and Neil Young. The White Album and Harvest were two of the first albums I experienced. Since then I’ve never looked back. What is your creative process like? Do you start with lyrics? Instruments? Concept? Up to a […]

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Ade Fabola [Interview]

Who inspired you to make music?  My music inspiration has come in a few different forms over the years. Growing up, I remember there was a lot of Reggae music around, as well as lots of western pop and West African highlife music. In terms of what made me think about getting into music, there […]

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Tony Benn [Interview]

Who inspired you to make music? My first memory of being inspired by a musician was seeing a one man band busker playing away on the street with his band of puppets. I was 9 or 10 and I was mesmerised ! What is your creative process like? Do you start with lyrics? Instruments? Concept? […]

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Toshin [Interview]

 Who inspired you to make music? Many artists have inspired my musical journey but Aretha Franklin and Tank and the Banga’s have definitely had a massive part in pushing me to make music, especially the type of music I’m writing today.  What is your creative process like? Do you start with lyrics? Instruments? Concept? It […]

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Alien Feelings [Musician Interview]

Originally published October 4th, 2020. Who inspired you to make music? Josh: John Lennon taught me that you can be fluid as a songwriter. That you don’t have to put a cap on your artistic possibilities, and to just do whatever you want. Ryan: Fat Mike, he taught me to just enjoy what we’re doing, […]

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Gambling Hearts [Musician Interview]

Who inspired you to make music? The first time I heard ‘Money For Nothing’ by Dire Straits, that was the spark that lit the flame. I was quite young, 8 I reckon. Listening to that guitar intro, that was what planted the seed. I want to play guitar and make people feel the way I […]

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Leon Marshall [Musician Interview]

Who inspired you to make music?  I’ve got quite a big family and there was always a lot of different music being played around the house, so I’ve been a music fan forever, but I suppose the key moment was the first time I saw Elvis’s ‘68 Comeback Special, we had it recorded on VHS […]

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Miles & The Chain Gang [Musician Interview]

Who inspired you to make music?  I’m Miles, I grew up in the 80s so a lot of those acts really impacted  on me. Strong hooks, short, punchy songs. All those early 80s pop bands. Later on I listened to U2, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, Thin Lizzy. For the other guys in the band, it […]

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Plastic Barricades (w/ Paul Love) [Musician Interview]

Who inspired you to make music?  Music does, it just makes me feel good. It just gets inside me and I can’t stop it. What is your creative process like? Do you start with lyrics? Instruments? Concept?  We’re deliberate and methodical in process. It’s a little dull, but we like exploring patterns in at least […]