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A peek into the world of Natalie McCool

Luke Matthews/ September 7, 2016

Singer/songwriter come “Perfect-Pop” princess Natalie McCool is about to embark on the biggest journey of her career so far.  Tomorrow marks the release of her hotly-tipped sophomore album ‘The Great Unknown’, a follow up to her self-titled debut back in 2013.  In our exclusive interview, we hear of how her music has developed over the last 3 years, how social

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An interview with Newton Faulkner over coffee

Priyanka Mistry/ April 19, 2016

On 15th April Newton Faulkner played Rock City, and I had the chance to interview him before the gig. When I met him he was as calm as his music, offering me coffee and being as hospitable as he could in the small artist lounge. We had an interesting chat, delving deep into his experience on the road and his

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Allison Weiss Q&A

Gabriel Burrow/ March 10, 2016

We got a chance to ask Allison Weiss a few questions about her music and plans for the future:  “I finally made a record that sounds like the music I listen to,” says singer/songwriter Allison Weiss, bursting at the seams to talk about her newest album, New Love—out Oct. 2 on SideOneDummy Records—even if that means gabbing on the phone

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Fickle Friends just blew every other interview out of the water

Luke Matthews/ March 3, 2016

Last week, I caught up with Brighton 5-piece Fickle Friends.  Could the people behind their infectious, pop-indie bangers be as fun-loving and bouncy as their tracks make out?  Damn right, they are.  I present to you Natti, Sam and Harry (plus a quick, last minute cameo from Chris).  #ChillSexyVibes.  Enjoy.   I’ve just found Fickle Friends on Tinder. What would

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Clean Cut Kid on their rise to fame, rapid songwriting and Liverpool’s music scene

Luke Matthews/ March 1, 2016

Mic President, Luke Matthews managed to catch up with lively Liverpool 4-piece Clean Cut Kid ahead of their supporting slot on Fickle Friends tour.  In just 20 short minutes, we learn how the thriving music scene in hometown Liverpool significantly helps boost their popularity around the UK, whilst also bagging Live Lounge slots and American festivals along the way.   If you’d

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An interview with Ryan Hamilton

Rebecca Marano/ February 29, 2016

Rebecca Marano recently caught up with Ryan Hamilton ahead of his gig at The Bodega on March 7th. Hi Ryan, thank you so much for speaking to us at The Mic Today! My pleasure! Thank YOU! So…you’re kicking off the UK tour with a house party gig, in Bolton of all places! How did that come about? I had the

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An Interview with Cage the Elephant bass guitarist Daniel “Titch”

Calum Whittingham/ February 23, 2016

Cage the Elephant continue their tour across the UK and before their show at Rescue Rooms, I managed to get an interview with Daniel Tichenor, otherwise ironically known as Titch (He’s a tall guy). The show was fantastic as expected and Titch had a lot of interesting things to say… How’s the tour been so far, you excited? Yeah I

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In Conversation With… Ady Suleiman

Betty Owoo/ February 16, 2016

Ady Suleiman is definitely one to watch. Hailing from the outskirts of Nottingham, his striking blend of soul singing, evocative lyrics and soaring melodies makes him one of the more unique artists to come out of the UK in years. His fresh and distinctive sound, which he puts to a blend of wide ranging influences has won him fans as

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Yeezys, TayTay Swift and How To Hit It Big – Eliza and The Bear

Emma Hulston/ February 12, 2016

I chatted to Eliza and the Bear, more specifically with Chris Brand (bass) and Callie Noakes (vocals, keyboard), and this was the result.    So when did Eliza and the Bear all kick off? CN: Ahhh man, this always make me feel so old because I reckon it’s been about 3 and a half years now CB: No way! Longer

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An interview with Drenge frontman Eoin Loveless

Pierre Ostercamp/ February 3, 2016

The way made Undertow was to record the instrumentals and then write all the lyrics at once to thread it together, do you think that’s something you’ll do in the future now? I didn’t like it because it felt like I was writing a body of work rather than individual songs, and now  I’m much more interested in writing songs,

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