Category Archives: Interviews

Interview, etc.: Joe Gideon & The Shark

End of the Road Festival’s latest Christmas Shindig was announced last week. The line-up includes Joe Gideon & The Shark, who I was lucky enough to interview before one of their early performances. They’re a sister-brother duo – she a  former … Continue reading

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Interview: Franz Ferdinand

Adapted from an interview conducted for The Yorker, at Manchester Academy, on 6 March 2009. The coveted Mercury Prize win that greeted Franz Ferdinand’s 2004 debut heralded the arrival of a band whose mainstream fanbase was matched by critical acclaim. … Continue reading

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Interview: Yann Tiersen

Edited from a conversation at The Duchess, York, on 10 May 2009 (interview conducted for The Yorker). Yann on… …his new music I always wanted to write songs with a really acoustic part and a really electric heavy part, and … Continue reading

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Interview: Patrick Wolf

Based on an interview conducted for The Yorker. An energetic interviewee, Patrick Wolf was speaking in his dressing room at The Cockpit in Leeds, on 20 May 2009. Now, I’ve been to a fair few gigs in my time, but … Continue reading

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Interview: Animal Collective

Longer cut of an interview organised for The Yorker. Conversation took place on Animal Collective’s tour bus outside TJ’s Woodhouse Club in Leeds, 25 March 2009. “I’d say I feel more introverted than before. We certainly protect our private sides … Continue reading

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