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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