Splendour In The Grass
Isle of Wight two-piece Wet Leg are taking the world by storm. From picking their band name through random emoji combinations in 2019, to now playing Glastonbury and making their way to Australia for Splendour in the Grass, their meteoric rise doesn’t look to be slowing down anytime soon.
The Up For It team did their signature weird and wonderful thing at the east coast’s biggest music fest, and we’re putting up a vid about it 4 months later.
Real Estate have brought their fourth record, ‘In Mind’ to Australia for Splendour In The Grass. They joined Darren Lesaguis to talk about how it came together, working with animals, and their left-field approach to promoting the album.
“The interesting thing is when squats and DIY spaces continue to exist – that they don’t just pop up until the cops shut it down or the cops find out. The thing that’s kind of forgotten is the beauty and bravery and rebellious spirit that begins those spaces.”
Fat White Family’s Lias Saoudi talks to Dom O’Connor about his on-stage persona and why he wrote a song about “the festivity of drug abuse”.
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.
“I think the only reason anything sounds DIY from us is because we barely know what we’re doing.” Bethany Cosentino and Bobb Bruno had a post-Splendour chat with Greta about their new record ‘California Nights’.
Hear about Theophilus London’s Splendour in the Grass experience and all that goes with touring with Mark Ronson, amid a little flirting with Greta Balog.
“Stuck with an hour and a half set, competing with Florence & the Machine and Flight Facilities in the butthole of the festival site, the odds against Nancy were higher than the average Peking Duk attendee.”