An Interview with Frank Turner

Gabriella Ahmed/ November 25, 2015

Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls are currently on their UK Tour, then to The USA and Canada. Ella Wood and Gabriella Ahmed had to opportunity to interview him, before his second show of the week at our beloved Rock City. Hiya, how are you? Getting there.. today at least! I actually saw you last night! Was it any good? Fun? I

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Mike Dignam Interview

Carys Kitchin/ November 25, 2015

Before the Scouting For Girls gig at Rock City on Sunday 22nd November me and Anna, another member of The Mic had the chance to interview the support for the band Mike Dignam backstage before his set. How does it feel when you’re the supporting act and you’re playing to loads of people that don’t know you? Erm, how does

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Interview with Lonely the Brave

Shannon Mills/ November 23, 2015

Lonely The Brave smashed their gig at Nottingham’s rescue rooms on Thursday night – to the point I found it difficult to breathe with the overwhelming amount of people who turned up for a growing band still yet to show us everything they’ve got – but I was lucky enough to catch up with Mo and Andrew. Okay guys, so

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Enter Shikari discuss the busy year ahead

Gabriel Burrow/ November 21, 2015

Enter Shikari have a busy year ahead with an upcoming European tour whilst working on their 5th album. Our very own Gabriel Burrow and Nick Harvey were lucky enough to grab some of their time and interview  the band. Enter Shikari will be playing at the Capital FM Arena on 20th February 2016.   1)   In February next year you will be

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The Cribs – Interview

Kit Bodine/ November 9, 2015

Before The Cribs’ much anticipated take over of Rock City on Monday the 26th October we had the opportunity to interview Vocalist and Bassist, Gary Jarman.   Starting out you were a band with a very DIY ethic and this appeared to transplant onto your touring as well, how do your touring experiences now differ to at the start of

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Shelter Point share their perfect recipe to recent success

Luke Matthews/ November 2, 2015

Meet in Coventry.  Take drama.  Move to Nottingham.  See music.  Make music.  Bish, bash, bosh.  Fast forward to 2015 and you’re shoving Torvill & Dean off their spot as the city’s most loved duo.  Ice skating, huh?  You should see what these guys can do.  Before their highly mesmerising and hugely successful gig at The Bodega last Thursday, Luke at The Mic caught up with

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Beans on Toast talks seventh release, Skinny Lister and DJ’ing with D.I.D

Bethany Munley/ October 29, 2015

Bethany managed to bag an incredible opportunity in the form of interviewing Beans on Toast.  Ahead of his headline gig at Rescue Rooms later next month, Bethany got the lowdown on his seventh release and how he ended up DJing alongside local lads D.I.D. Just ahead of your seventh album release, we were wondering what inspired you to begin the tradition of

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Chatting with Darwin Deez in the Bodega changing room

Priyanka Mistry/ October 26, 2015

While on his tour of the UK, the Mic managed to have a quick catch up with Darwin Deez to ask him about his new album, and his UK tour experience. Although he didn’t seem too keen to respond to any questions that were actually about his tour or his music, I think we did a pretty good job at

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An insightful interview with Ludovico Einaudi

Erica Halley/ October 22, 2015

Just days after the release of his new album, Elements, I was lucky enough to catch up with the Italian composer and music maestro Ludovico Einaudi. Famous for his expressive melodies and emotive minimalism, his work has been used in film and TV countless times. If you don’t know his name, you’ll have heard his music.   Hello, Mr Einaudi,

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An Interview with Spector

Archie Banks/ October 20, 2015

Ahead of the third leg of Spector’s UK tour promoting their new album ‘Moth Boys’, I managed to catch up with the band themselves. Remarkably relaxed, frontman Fred MacPherson explained his preference for such tours as this one in the place of playing festival sets. ‘I think with festivals you travel, it’s a one-off gig and then it’s done, whereas

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