Band Interview: The Front Bottoms

The Front Bottoms are one of the fastest rising bands of the last few years – quickly going from their DIY roots to playing huge festivals like Reading and Leeds. We caught up with vocalist/guitarist Brian Sella before their sold out Birmingham show on their headline tour with PUP. How did you guys start out? Boredom, I […]

Band Interview & Sessions: Guerrilla Monsoon

Birmingham’s Guerrilla Monsoon are having a big year. After recently signing to Paper + Plastick, they’ve just been confirmed for Florida’s The Fest. We caught up with the band before their show in Swansea with The Traders. We also filmed a couple of sessions (including one in Subside’s toilets) which can be viewed below: Rome: […]

Recap: Week 1

Seeing Your Scene launched this time last week. Since then, everything has gone amazingly well. Here’s a big, big list of all that we’ve published in the last week in case you missed out! Interviews Promoter Interview: Fishlock Promotions (Reading) Band Interview: Imperial Leisure Band Interview: Drones Band Interview: Chasing the Race (Australia) Band Interview […]

Promoter Interview: Derby DIY Collective

Derby DIY Collective is made up of Dean Wheeler and Rob Fisher. Based in Derby, the promoters put on a wealth of amazing shows, from local DIY bands to huge touring acts. We had a chat with Dean about his experiences. How did you get into the DIY scene? There used to be a collective in derby that […]

Label/Record Shop Interview: Rich Perri of Speedowax/Ignite

We spoke to Rich Perri about his experiences starting up Ignite Record Store located in Birmingham’s Oasis Market and running the Speedowax record label. How did you start up Speedowax? When I was about 15 John Peel used to play records I loved. I just thought I wanted to do a label. I spent about 2 years saving […]

Band Interview: The Traders (France)

The Traders (Lyon, France) are currently on tour in the UK with Guerrilla Monsoon. We caught up with them after their show at Subside in Birmingham for a chat about their DIY roots, the French punk scene and their future. How did you guys start out? Jérémy McCheucle (vocals/bass): We had a band that’s dead […]

Band Interview & Session #1: Isaac

Isaac are one of the best known DIY bands in Nottingham, fronted by Andrew Shankland who also plays acoustic shows. We caught up with Shankland after their show at Clear Your Throat fest for a session and interview. Below is the session; an acoustic version of new song “Slab Square”. Video credit: Sam Moloney Interview: […]

Band Interview: Drones

Drones are one of the fastest rising bands in the UK punk scene. They have a distinctive melodic, aggressive sound, and after the stunning Free Marked Kid, it’s no wonder they ended up on the Download Festival bill earlier in the year. We caught up with singer Daly for a chat about the band. So, […]