Interviews – XS Noize | Online Music Magazine https://www.xsnoize.com XS Noize is an online music publication updated daily with music news, interviews, music videos, tour dates, album reviews, and much more. Fri, 29 May 2020 09:34:01 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.1 https://i2.wp.com/www.xsnoize.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/favicon.jpg?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Interviews – XS Noize | Online Music Magazine https://www.xsnoize.com 32 32 142397596 WANDERLUST PT.1: Interview with Rebekah Fitch https://www.xsnoize.com/wanderlust-pt-1-interview-with-rebekah-fitch/ https://www.xsnoize.com/wanderlust-pt-1-interview-with-rebekah-fitch/#respond Fri, 29 May 2020 09:32:32 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=55863 I’m sure it’s crossed many of our minds: “Do I leave my home town in search of something better?” In this three-part series, I have interviewed three musicians on whether leaving their home to try [...]

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INTERVIEW: Iceland’s Pop Songstress Áslaug Speaks On Her Self-Titled Debut EP https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-icelands-pop-songstress-aslaug-speaks-on-her-self-titled-debut-ep/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-icelands-pop-songstress-aslaug-speaks-on-her-self-titled-debut-ep/#respond Wed, 27 May 2020 10:56:26 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=55556 Icelandic singer and songwriter Áslaug is taking 2020 in her stride, even with the difficult circumstances. She has been steadily progressing her beautifully emotive pop sound for almost a year now and went on to [...]

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Shaun Ryder on Lockdown, Happy Mondays, Black Grape & Solo Album https://www.xsnoize.com/video-interview-shaun-ryder-on-lockdown-happy-mondays-black-grape-solo-album/ https://www.xsnoize.com/video-interview-shaun-ryder-on-lockdown-happy-mondays-black-grape-solo-album/#respond Thu, 21 May 2020 07:29:16 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=54906 SHAUN RYDER is the Mancunian power-house vocalist who for over 30 years has been leading the charge for the legendary Happy Mondays and Black Grape. Mark Millar takes the opportunity to have a chat with [...]

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“This was the music I always wanted to make” – Stephen Jones on drawing a line under Glass Wings https://www.xsnoize.com/this-was-the-music-i-always-wanted-to-make-stephen-jones-on-drawing-a-line-under-glass-wings/ https://www.xsnoize.com/this-was-the-music-i-always-wanted-to-make-stephen-jones-on-drawing-a-line-under-glass-wings/#respond Fri, 15 May 2020 12:32:14 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=54800 “It’s nice to know when enough is enough, especially when you have something in the pipeline,” says Stephen Jones of his Glass Wings project.  The How The Light Gets In EP will be the last music released [...]

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Alan McGee on Lockdown, Creation Stories and Oasis https://www.xsnoize.com/video-interview-alan-mcgee-on-lockdown-creation-stories-and-oasis/ https://www.xsnoize.com/video-interview-alan-mcgee-on-lockdown-creation-stories-and-oasis/#respond Mon, 11 May 2020 10:45:14 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=54542 ALAN McGEE is the outspoken, maverick genius behind the mighty Creation Records and has worked with some of the most significant bands of the last 30 years including Oasis, Primal Scream, My Bloody Valentine, the [...]

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VIDEO INTERVIEW: Paul Draper on Mansun & The Dead Flowers Reject https://www.xsnoize.com/video-interview-paul-draper-on-mansun-the-dead-flowers-reject/ https://www.xsnoize.com/video-interview-paul-draper-on-mansun-the-dead-flowers-reject/#respond Tue, 05 May 2020 08:40:23 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=54082 Paul Draper talks to Mark Millar about The Dead Flowers Reject, the alter-ego album to Mansun’s classic album, Six due to be released on Record Store Day. Paul also gives insight into the follow up [...]

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INTERVIEW: ANDY KEATING on how IST IST took their time to build Architecture https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-andy-keating-on-how-ist-ist-took-their-time-to-build-architecture/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-andy-keating-on-how-ist-ist-took-their-time-to-build-architecture/#respond Fri, 01 May 2020 14:29:20 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=53963 Manchester four-piece ist ist will release their highly anticipated debut album, ‘ Architecture ’, on 1st May 2020. Arguably one of the most uncompromising and idiosyncratic acts around, the post-punk quartet have been carving their [...]

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INTERVIEW: “There’s more to life than the Royal Family” – A chat with The Orbs’ ALEX PATERSON https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-theres-more-to-life-than-the-royal-family-a-chat-with-the-orbs-alex-paterson/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-theres-more-to-life-than-the-royal-family-a-chat-with-the-orbs-alex-paterson/#respond Thu, 23 Apr 2020 21:49:00 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=53749 As a young DJ, I have vivid memories of overnights in the back of my mates Nova listening to early Belgium & Piano rave tracks, after which we would listen to Pink Floyd The Wall [...]

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INTERVIEW: KING CHARLES on his stunning new album ‘Out Of My Mind’ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-king-charles-on-his-stunning-new-album-out-of-my-mind/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-king-charles-on-his-stunning-new-album-out-of-my-mind/#respond Wed, 22 Apr 2020 19:20:49 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=53738 King Charles has released his new album ‘Out Of My Mind’. The album expresses his journey of recovery to mental and physical health and is a collection of soulful and eclectic songs that portray Charles’ [...]

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INTERVIEW: Mystery Jets’ Blaine Harrison – “The NHS is the closest thing we have to a religion in this country” https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-mystery-jets-blaine-harrison-the-nhs-is-the-closest-thing-we-have-to-a-religion-in-this-country/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-mystery-jets-blaine-harrison-the-nhs-is-the-closest-thing-we-have-to-a-religion-in-this-country/#respond Fri, 03 Apr 2020 15:54:24 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=53429 Mystery Jets finally release their fantastic new album ‘A Billion Heartbeats’. The release follows the album’s postponement last September due to lead singer Blaine Harrison’s ill health. Mark Millar caught up with Blaine to talk [...]

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INTERVIEW: “I Finally Consider Myself A Songwriter Now” says Malojian’s STEVIE SCULLION on the release of Humm https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-i-finally-consider-myself-a-songwriter-now-says-malojians-steve-scullion-on-the-release-of-humm/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-i-finally-consider-myself-a-songwriter-now-says-malojians-steve-scullion-on-the-release-of-humm/#respond Thu, 26 Mar 2020 10:09:21 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=53225 Followers of the Northern Irish artist Malojian were surprised and delighted when his fifth studio album Humm was released months ahead of schedule. In a note to fans, Malojian (aka Stevie Scullion), said, “if it brings you [...]

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INTERVIEW: DMA’S Matt Mason discusses ‘The Glow’ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-dmas-matt-mason-discusses-the-glow/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-dmas-matt-mason-discusses-the-glow/#respond Mon, 23 Mar 2020 14:38:43 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=52872 DMA’S 3rd studio album ‘THE GLOW’ is due for release on July 10th. It was recorded and mixed by multiple Grammy winner Stuart Price in between Westlake Studios in West Hollywood & RAK Studios in [...]

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INTERVIEW: Thirty Years of THERAPY? – A Chat with ANDY CAIRNS https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-thirty-years-of-therapy-a-chat-with-andy-cairns/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-thirty-years-of-therapy-a-chat-with-andy-cairns/#respond Thu, 12 Mar 2020 22:29:05 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=52823 Northern Irish rockers Therapy? celebrate the 30-year anniversary of the band with Greatest Hits (The Abbey Road Session). To coincide with the bands So Much for the 30 Year Plan Tour, the band re-recorded 12 [...]

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INTERVIEW: ‘ALL CHANGE’ 25th Anniversary – A chat with Cast’s JOHN POWER https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-all-change-25th-anniversary-a-chat-with-casts-john-power/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-all-change-25th-anniversary-a-chat-with-casts-john-power/#respond Tue, 25 Feb 2020 21:54:33 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=52328 Liverpool legends Cast have announced a UK tour for October 2020!! Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Cast’s debut album ‘All Change’. Originally released on 16th October 1995  it became the highest-selling debut album in the [...]

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INTERVIEW: New Music, Writing Books, Revels & Going to the Gym – A sit-down with TIM BURGESS https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-new-music-writing-books-revels-going-to-the-gym-a-sit-down-with-tim-burgess/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-new-music-writing-books-revels-going-to-the-gym-a-sit-down-with-tim-burgess/#respond Mon, 17 Feb 2020 12:02:31 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=51840 The Charlatans frontman Tim Burgess must be the busiest man in music. He has announced news of his new solo album ‘I Love The New Sky’ released 22nd May via Bella Union and shared a [...]

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INTERVIEW: From the Altar to the Mainstage – A Chat with OCTOBER DRIFT https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-from-the-alter-to-the-mainstage-a-chat-with-october-drift/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-from-the-alter-to-the-mainstage-a-chat-with-october-drift/#respond Sun, 16 Feb 2020 16:11:27 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=51854 October Drift don’t take shortcuts. With their own personal style of intense guitar-driven, emotionally charged music the Taunton, Somerset quartet of Kiran Roy, Chris Holmes, Alex Bispham and Daniel Young have toured around the country [...]

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INTERVIEW: Fairy-tales, Trolls and Female Empowerment – A sit-down with HANDS OFF GRETEL https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-fairy-tales-trolls-and-female-empowerment-a-sit-down-with-hands-off-gretel/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-fairy-tales-trolls-and-female-empowerment-a-sit-down-with-hands-off-gretel/#respond Fri, 14 Feb 2020 15:25:15 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=51769 Sassy alt-rock/grunge-pop band from South Yorkshire, Hands Off Gretel play a headline Belfast show at Voodoo on Friday 14th February 2020. The four-piece have built themselves a solid live reputation, for a high energy shows [...]

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INTERVIEW: Tim Wheeler on Teenage Wildlife: 25 Years Of Ash https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-tim-wheeler-on-teenage-wildlife-25-years-of-ash/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-tim-wheeler-on-teenage-wildlife-25-years-of-ash/#respond Mon, 03 Feb 2020 01:18:03 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=51294 Having successfully outlasted their self-described ‘guaranteed real teenagers’ tagline when they first burst in earshot in 1994, ASH release Teenage Wildlife: 25 Years Of Ash released on 14th February 2020. Teenage Wildlife traces the band’s [...]

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INTERVIEW: “UFO’s, Happy Monday’s and Black Grape, An interesting evening with Shaun Ryder” https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-ufos-happy-mondays-and-black-grape-an-interesting-evening-with-shaun-ryder/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-ufos-happy-mondays-and-black-grape-an-interesting-evening-with-shaun-ryder/#respond Fri, 10 Jan 2020 01:13:34 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=50517 An Evening with Shaun Ryder begins on Saturday night at the Sugar Club in Dublin. The evening features an in-depth interview with the man himself, about his years in Happy Mondays & Black Grape, the [...]

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INTERVIEW: Thomas White of The Electric Soft Parade, “I feel like we have made the record of our lifetime” https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-thomas-white-of-the-electric-soft-parade-i-feel-like-we-have-made-the-record-of-our-lifetime/ https://www.xsnoize.com/interview-thomas-white-of-the-electric-soft-parade-i-feel-like-we-have-made-the-record-of-our-lifetime/#respond Thu, 09 Jan 2020 02:01:10 +0000 https://www.xsnoize.com/?p=50488 Thomas and Alex White return with their 5th album as The Electric Soft Parade, Stages deals with the passing of Thomas and Alex’s mother. These 7 expansive tracks transcend their roots in grief, reaching through [...]

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