Interview: Kiffie

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Kiffie… You are a synth programmer and musician, how did it all begin for you?It began for me in March 2020. The rumours were beginning, I was worried I would be bored so I decided to learn something new. I ordered a cheap synth, drum machine and a digital piano. When they arrived I unwrapped them and began playing around. Learning how…

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Interview: Katy Rose Bennett

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Katy Rose Bennett… Hello Katy, how are you?Hello Del! I’m good. I love the summer. I’ve spent a lot of time recently lying in my hammock, looking at the sky. Congratulations on making the Fresh Faves, how does it feel?Thank you so much! I was really chuffed and quite surprised to make the Fresh Faves list this week. I’ve known about Fresh…

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Interview: Project CONCUBINE

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Project CONCUBINE… What’s the story behind Project CONCUBINE? JERA: I was asked “What are you doing at the moment?” and I said spontaneously “I am involved in a music project called Project CONCUBINE.” Without the project having existed in advance or maybe it did. And that was it. I became a member of Project CONCUBINE. It was like a call. The state…

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Interview: Inder Paul Sandhu

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Inder Paul Sandhu… Congratulations on making the Fresh Faves, how does it feel?It feels flipping brilliant, I’ve desired to have my music join the ranks ever since I became acquainted with the movement. It’s a sincere celebration of sound that I get to partake in and I'm grateful for that.  What’s the story behind Letter To Self?I had fallen into a very…

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Interview: DeLila Black

Del Osei-Owusu interviews DeLila Black… Hello DeLila, how are you? I'm okay! Congratulations on Accountability making the Fresh Faves, how does it feel? It feels pretty good!  Once a song is out there, there's no guarantee that anyone will listen to it. It felt great to get such positive feedback. Also, being an independent and DIY, it's been particularly challenging, doing my day job plus putting the…

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Interview: The Happy Somethings

Del Osei-Owusu interviews The Happy Somethings… Hello! How are you all doing?We’re pretty good thanks. Still recovering from what turned out to be a marathon first-in-a-long-time get together recording session over the weekend. We haven’t met to play for over a year. The last time was just before the first official lockdown, to record Stand Alone Song, which sounds strange to listen back to now…

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Interview: Alex Bone

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Alex Bone… Hello Alex how are you?I’m good thank you :) Hope you’re well! I’m great, thank you for asking! You’re a saxophonist, composer and producer, originally from the North of England. How did it all begin for you?Both my parents are musicians (my Mum’s a singer and my Dad’s a saxophonist) -  I constantly heard them playing and teaching in the…

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Interview: Lines of Flight

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Matthew and Helen of Lines of Flight Matthew and Helen thanks for agreeing to talk to us. How are you?MH: Hi there - good, thank you. Things seem to be going well and we’re enjoying how people are reacting to the music releases. You connected during the first lockdown of 2020, how did this come about? MH: A bit of luck; a bit…

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Interview: Blanid

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Blanid… Hello Blanid, how are you? I’m very well thanks - hope you are too!   I’m very well, thank you for asking! Congratulations on making Fresh Faves with your beautiful song Fool’s Gold, how does it feel? It’s an honour to be there with so many other great artists! It has beautiful lyrics that touched me. How did it come about?It’s a personal…

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Vanishing Point @ AMP Studios

Del Osei-Owusu interviews Neil March about the return of his live gigs. You have brought back the Vanishing Point gigs after a hiatus with COVID. How does it feel?Slightly unreal at the moment although, with pretty much all the tickets sold and arrangements finalised for set-up and sound, it is beginning to feel more real. There are actually two lots of monthly gigs - Vanishing…

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