Canada’s PUP are opening for The Front Bottoms on their UK headline tour. We caught up with PUP after their Birmingham show and spoke about Toronto’s local scene, their influences and their experiences. How did you guys start out? Stefan Babcock (vocals/guitar) – Steve, why don’t you tell this one? Steve Sladkowski (guitar/vocals) – We’ve all known each […]
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 […]
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: […]
Our friends at Raise the Mast have put together a great compilation for the benefit of Sea Shepherd UK. You can stream the compilation below.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We interviewed our new friends in T-Shirt Weather after their performance at Clear Your Throat fest. You can watch the interview below.
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 […]
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: […]