An interview with up and coming house duo Blonde

Nellie Khossousi/ October 18, 2015

Nellie Khossousi of The Mic caught up with house and garage production duo Blonde to discuss all things music.  Nellie’s questions were answered by Adam Englefield of Blonde. How would you want me to describe your music to someone who had never heard of you? House music that is both high in energy and empowering lyrically. How did you both

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We caught up with Gengahr on their headline tour

Kit Bodine/ October 16, 2015

Before London four-some, Gengahr, took to the stage at The Bodega to play their fourth show on their headline tour of the UK we had the chance to catch Bassist Hugh and Drummer Danny for a brief interview on the roof of The Bodega. How did the band form? Danny: Me, Hugh and Felix (Lead singer/Guitarist) all went to school

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Interview with Walk Off The Earth’s Ryan Marshall

Rachel Goldsmith/ October 12, 2015

Our member and writer Rachel Goldsmith caught up with Walk Off The Earth’s Ryan Marshall before their gig at Rock City.  Read the full interview here and let us know what you think in the comments below! Rachel Goldsmith: How’s the tour been so far? Ryan Marshall: Good, it started really well. The first two shows have been off the

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Read our interview with Etherwood here!

Irini Kounoupias/ September 17, 2015

The Mic were lucky enough to sit down with a rising star, Etherwood, to hear about  everything from who inspires him, his writing style and a hobby of his you wouldn’t have guessed!  You’ve made the move from Lincoln to London, how has it helped you to grow your career? Do you prefer London life?  I love Lincoln but I

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Interview with Philip George

Gabriella Ahmed/ August 16, 2015

One of House music’s rising artists, and getting number 2 in the Charts for a number of weeks with his soulful single “Wish You Were Mine”, I caught up with Notts’ own Philip George about his life changing ventures. Hey I’m Gabby from The Mic, how you doing, you alright? Philip George: Yeah I’m really good thank you are you?

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Interview with Kalli Ashton

Luke Matthews/ August 15, 2015

Fresh on the scene, Nottingham born Kalli Ashton’s roots in American soil explain her burning passion for country music; little did she know growing up that she’d soon be one of the UK’s ‘one’s to watch’.  In the shortest period of time imaginable, Kalli has already achieved more than some musicians hope for in a decade.  Following the release of

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Interview with Chasing Deer

The Mic/ August 8, 2015

Recently, we at The Mic caught up with up-and-coming Warwickshire 5-piece Chasing Deer, following the release of their debut EP ‘Rewriting History’.  Speaking on behalf of the whole band, vocalist Rob and drummer Adam gave us an insight into their plan to infiltrate the music business and bring a fresh approach to pop rock as we know it. So, if you’d

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Interview with rising stars Wolf Alice!

Joe Zain/ March 28, 2015

We caught up with Joel, Joff and Theo from the band Wolf Alice to hear what to expect from this tour and which new bands they think are going to rise up the ranks in 2015… How did you come about creating music from the very beginning? Joel: In the beginning there was Joff and Ellie Joff: We started writing

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Interview with The Qemists’ Liam & Olly ahead of new album Warrior Sound

Luke Matthews/ March 7, 2015

Welcome to Nottingham! I’m Luke from The Mic magazine.  How are you both? Liam: Yeah, we’re good, we’re happy, it’s nice to be here actually, I’ve just gone for a quick wander round Nottingham and it’s a lovely town! So I understand some of you were originally in a rock band, what made you decide to pursue the Drum &

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Interview with The Subways’ Charlotte Cooper ahead of March tour

Gabriella Ahmed/ March 3, 2015

Here at The Mic, we managed to grab an email interview with The Subways bassist Charlotte ahead of their upcoming tour.  The Subways won the hearts of the nation and beyond with their debut ‘Young For Eternity’ back in 2006; nearly 10 years on and not even a scratch to their lineup, they have rekindled their energy and love for

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