Ed Droste on Grizzly Bear’s new album: “It’s my favourite thing we’ve ever done”
Darren Lesaguis chatted to Grizzly Bear frontman Ed Droste about the colours, sounds and songwriting behind their fifth studio album ‘Painted Ruins’.
Review: Jessy Lanza at Magic Mirrors Spiegeltent (Sydney Festival)
“There is a physicality to Jessy Lanza’s music that is made for dancing – RnB basslines, house influenced synths, plenty vocal hooks and syncopated rhythms.”
Japandroids compare Sydney’s recent challenges to Vancouver, and share new album details
After an intimate show at Marrickville’s Red Rattler, Dave and Brian from Japandroids talked to Darren Lesaguis about DIY venues and the importance of culture to a city. Plus – some insights on ‘Near To The Wild Heart Of Life’.
James Blake Interview: On ‘sad boy’ culture, Radiohead and humanity in electronic music
James Blake tells Darren Lesaguis about the labour of love that was ‘The Colour In Anything’, combatting ‘sadboy’ culture, and the state of electronic music in 2016.
Parquet Courts’ Andrew Savage: On fan tattoos, New York City and gun violence in America
Darren Lesaguis speaks with Parquet Courts co-frontman and guitarist, Andrew Savage, about his synesthesia, the American epidemic of gun violence, and navigating the self between expressions of authenticity and performance.
New Order Interview: On Sydney’s lockout laws and getting funky with their latest album
We spoke with New Order guitarist Phil Cunningham and bassist Tom Chapman about balancing rock, funk and electronic dance sounds on their latest album and how rules like Sydney’s lockout laws were “meant to be broken.”
Spirituality and the art of cooperation: finding Kurt Vile’s groove
Kurt Vile talks spirituality and inspiration in Joshua Tree National Park, where his sixth album was recorded in eight exhausting days.
Listen :: World’s End Press tell Tall Stories on Lunch with Darren Lesaguis
The Melbourne dancefloor masters talk through their new EP and finding the balance between electronic and analogue instruments.