Interviews (en)

„You’re made up of everything you made“: A conversation with Matt Maltese on „Driving Just To Drive“

Matt Maltese (Photo: Reed Schick) At the end of April, Matt Maltese returned with a new record which feels like his most honest work yet: „Driving Just To Drive“ is the result of making peace with the past and all the people you once were. I met up with the British singer to talk about […]

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Finding yourself between the lines: Kate Bollinger on change, connecting with the past and her upcoming album

Photo credits: Jonathan Roensch, CJ Harvey On the other side of the Atlantic, a velvet voice has been crawling into the hearts of indie and folk lovers for a while now: Virginia-raised musician Kate Bollinger keeps creating and flourishing. This year, she travelled all the way to Berlin and other cities to bring her soft-spoken […]

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Dancing to the sound of a heart breaking: Joesef on his debut album „Permanent Damage“

All pictures in the article by: Nathan Dunphy Bedroom-pop to new soul: Within the span of almost three years, Joesef moved swiftly from autodidactically creating at home to selling out big venues, while not even having an album out yet. That changes now with “Permanent Damage” on January 13th. On a grey day in November, […]

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In conversation with Surf Curse: Coconut water, „Magic Hour“ as an ode to rock music and other obsessions

All pictures in the article: Julien Sage In my mind, Surf Curse were a classic independent band. Stemming from a teenage friendship, a couple of guys decided to pick up instruments on their own and evolved to be a fan favorite that is known well enough to play small, sweaty club shows. Perhaps that was […]

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Feng Suave im Interview: „Give up the meat, man!“

It seemed like the next stop on a trip to the past when Feng Suave put out their single Come Gather ‚Round this June. Now, a whole summer and an EP later, the Dutch psych-pop duo came to Berlin to play an intimate showcase. In a laid-back fashion, Daniël De Jong and Daniël Schoemaker managed […]

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