Music Interviews

SPOD on Jack Off

Spod takes America! But first, he takes over Jack Off with Jack Shit

Before heading off for the bright lights of L.A., Sydney legend Spod joined Jack Shit for an epic 40 minutes of banter, live music, talking over recorded music, and more than a few hot takes.

Rabih Beaini

Interview: Berlin-via-Lebanon experimental artist Rabih Beaini

When it comes to electronic music, Lebanese-born, Berlin-based electronic producer Rabih Beaini is innovative, curious and forward thinking. He spoke to Ears Have Ears about his work, his city and the ‘Space Opera’ he will perform in Sydney.

Day Wave

Day Wave plays ‘Something Here’ live & talks through his debut album with Alex Pye

Hear Jackson Phillips, the singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist behind Day Wave, play his latest single live on Mornings with Alex Pye.

Sampha

Sampha interview: “I feel like I’m ready now”

Seven years since we first fell in love with Sampha’s vocals, he’s finally released his debut solo album. Sampha spoke to Chris Twite about all things ‘Process’, jumping between the piano, production and vocals, and the duvet he wore in Solange’s video.

MY DISCO

MY DISCO on the perks of touring South East Asia, defunct venues and new music obsessions

Ben Andrews from Melbourne post-punk band MY DISCO picks some tracks on Dead Air, and chats with Dean and Alice about touring, Steve Albini and new music.

nao

NAO talks jazz, the power of the internet and her new collaborative project

From formal jazz training to her unique style of wonky funk, UK singer-songwriter NAO talks with Samantha Groth about her music and how she made her name.

Mish

White Lung’s Mish Barber-Way on the state of modern feminism

Alex Pye speaks with feminist writer, White Lung frontwoman and general badass, Mish Barber-Way.

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The xx interview: Letting in “warmth & light” on I See You

Jamie, Romy and Oli sit down with Chris Twite and talk about what’s changed on I See You, the new album by The xx that was “made in daylight”.

Mercer

The Shins’ James Mercer plays the song he wrote for his daughters: ‘Name For You’

“I think it’s important for us to remember that our mothers and sisters were once little girls. I just want them to feel utterly confident and comfortable going out in the world – and I don’t know that that’s a thing yet.”

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SOHN talks fatherhood and learning to trust his instincts on ‘Rennen’

After two years of heavy touring, getting married and having a child, SOHN has learned a lot. He tells Caitlin Medcalf about overcoming the pressures of a sophomore release, and learning to relinquish control.