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The Penelopes: "In Paris, a lot of people thought that The Penelopes were Daft Punk's side project!"

May 2015

Let us introduce you to the electro/pop/rock band The pEneLOpe[s], a duo composed of Axel & Vincent, now from Bethnal Green, London; but originally from the northern suburbs of Paris.

Drew McConnell: "I don't really trust anyone who doesn't like Iron Maiden!"

April 2016

An interview with the bassist of Babyshambles, The Puta Madres and since more recently, Liam Gallagher. Drew McConnell released his second album "A Guide For The Perplexed" with his band Helsinki in March 2015.

Trampolene: "We shared a bed for the majority of our lives!"

August 2016

 

Alternative rock band Trampolene has been touring all around the UK, and supported some of the greatest British rock bands such as Kasabian, The Libertines or Liam Gallagher. Singer Jack Jones also writes poetry and has already been praised by none other than Punk Poet John Cooper Clarke.

The April Rainers: "My dad used to sing me Anarchy In The UK!"

September 2016

The April Rainers is the new band of The Libertines' bassist and Yeti's ex-frontman, John Hassall. The band has actually been renamed John Hassall & The April Rainers, in an old-fashioned way that suits their 60's revival music style perfectly! Their first album "Wheels To Idyll" is expected in early 2017.

MOHIT: "We were named after a guy working at a pizza shop!"

November 2017

Introducing MOHIT, a progressive rock band from Bognor Regis "attempting habitation fit for humans" in London. Toby Baxter, Danny Brooks and Jack Daley play mesmerising psychedelic tunes, influenced by a wide panel of genres. They are planning to release their first album in late 2018.

Catholic Action: "If your name freaks your mum out, you should probably name your rock band that name!"

February 2018

Catholic Action is an indie pop band from Glasgow, Scotland, that has already toured all over the UK and supported major acts such as Franz Ferdinand and Sparks. Singer Chris McCrory talks about the origin of the band's name, the current challenges of the music industry and the future of guitar bands.

U-Bahn: "Australia has the best music scene in the World!"

February 2020

Lachlan Kenny, Zoe Monk and Jordan Oakley from Melbourne's futuristic new-wave sensation U-Bahn talk about their first European tour, their outrageous style, and their inspirations ranging from David Bowie to King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard.

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