Interview: Phaedra’s Love

We caught up with the lovely Jordan White AKA Phaedra’s Love to chat about mental health, DIY and his new EP Let Me Think This Way. Mental health is a large theme of Let Me Think This Way and you also included a zine on mental health with the EP, why do you think it’s […]

Young Adventurers

Band Interview: Young Adventurers

We caught up with Exeter’s excellent Young Adventurers ahead of the release of their EP ‘Short Sighted’, out on cassette tape via Circle House Records on Friday 21st October…   What can we expect from the new EP? How does it differ from the ‘Dentures Demo’? Catherine: I think it’s much more melodic and a bit more sure […]

Band Interview: Ducking Punches’ Dan Allen chats Fizzy Brain, crowdfunding and mental health

Ducking Punches released Fizzy Brain a few months back now, and we sat down and had a chat with vocalist/guitarist Dan Allen about their decision to crowdfund the record, the importance of discussing mental health openly, and their future plans. Congratulations on funding the new record, and hitting almost double the target! What made you decide […]

China Shop Bull

Band Interview: China Shop Bull

Having recently released their first album for five years, Public Disorder: Act 1, it’s time for Seeing Your Scene to catch up with Leeds’ punk/ska/rave nutters China Shop Bull to reflect on their 2015. You recently did a 10 date UK tour… How did it go? We toured with a Czech ska band called Chaska and as it […]

Band Interview: Wank for Peace on calling it quits

The incredibly named, and sounding, melodic hardcore band, Wank for Peace, from Angers, France are calling it quits. We were lucky enough to put them on in April at JT Soar, and they played an amazing show. The band are playing one final EU tour throughout December, and two final shows in their hometown early […]

Run Wild: Lydia on change, songwriting, and the past

Arizona’s Lydia are used to change. They started out as a rocky emo band with their debut, This December; It’s One More and I’m Free which set them up perfectly for the follow-up: the cult classic, swelling winter record, Illuminate. In 2010, backing vocalist and keyboardist Mindy White, who now fronts States, decided to leave […]

Band Interview: Brutal Youth – DIY from Toronto to Europe

We sat down and had a chat with Toronto’s Brutal Youth about their hometown scene, their favourite bands right now, and their upcoming touring plans. Imagine a spotlight on your local scene: Where is it? Toronto, Ontario, Canada, North America, Western Hemisphere, Earth, Milky Way (although we’re originally from St John’s Newfoundland where the scene is equally […]