Articles by: Sam Ford

by 14 Jan 2021

Watch: Chubby and The Gang Share New Video for London Love Letter ‘Grenfell Forever’

The rise and rise of West London’s, Chubby and The Gang is something that brings us huge satisfaction. Following the (first) release of their debut album ‘Speed Kills’ in January 2020 via London punk label, Static Shock, the band have…

by 25 Nov 2020

Interview: We Speak to shame About Recording Album Two, Acid Dad and Not Overthinking

South London’s shame are back and moving forwards at speed with two new singles in the world and new album ‘Drunk Tank Pink’ on its way in January. It wasn’t, however, meant to be this way or at least not…

by 10 Nov 2020

Interview: Solidarity Tapes recruit Goat Girl, Dan Carey and more to help raise money for migrant and climate justice

If the pandemic and its subsequent lockdown’s have highlighted one thing, its the importance of grass roots support. Whether its equality movements, getting behind the independent businesses or investigating how you can make more of a difference to the community…

by 26 Nov 2019

Interview: The General Election with Swim Deep, Squid, Matt Maltese and Holly Whitaker

2019’s festive cheer will be soured with televised debate and family unrest during what could be the most important election of our times. This time around, we speak to Swim Deep (Birmingham/London), Squid (Brighton/London), Photographer, Holly Whitaker (London) and Matt Maltese (London).

by 25 Nov 2019

Interview: The General Election with Shame, Slow Dance, Sports Team and Hotel Lux

With the manifesto’s launched, British politics is in a frantic state. On December 12th, the public will decide who governs the country for the next five years (if lucky), and in a series of interviews with bands, creatives and artists,…

by 20 Nov 2019

Interview: The General Election with Fat White Family, Goat Girl, The Magic Gang and Drug Store Romeos

An election? In December? But where will we find the time to buy presents? In a series of interviews, beginning with this one, we asked around the countries leading new bands, creatives and alternative artists to get a feel for how important the vote is to them, how they’ll be voting and why.

by 18 Oct 2019

Who Are You?: Meet Powerplant

Somewhere between the full length interviews in our print mag, you’ll find a section called ‘Who Are You?’. It’s our place to introduce brand new bands who we feel should be on your radar. They’re currently playing tiny rooms but…

by 12 Sep 2019

Interview: We catch up with Sad Club Records

Way back when, we had a chat with the folks at Rough Trade Records and their one piece of advice for someone looking to create a label was “Don’t do it to try and make money”. A damning statement but…

by 20 Mar 2019

Interview: The Sports Team Community are more than a whatsapp group

Sports Team are an ambitious bunch. The six piece from London have played solidly for the last 18 months and have become one of the UK’s most exciting live bands. Frontman, Alex Rice and co will headline the Electric Ballroom…