Category Funk

In conversation with: Short Sharp Scratch

This week, we’ve been lucky enough to have a chat with long time producer/songwriter, Jak Chantler, of Short Sharp Scratch who is currently releasing his latest soul-funk hybrid single ‘Shell Suit’. Here’s what he had to say:   When did you first get into music? What or who Inspired you? My earliest musical memory is my […]

Introducing: Luna Blue

Brighton’s latest musical sensation has emerged in the form of recent University of Chichester graduates, Luna Blue, and they’re making their mark on the scene with their unique brand of funky indie-pop. Here’s what they had to say: When did you first get into music? What or who Inspired you? Ryan: I first fell in love […]

An interview with: Gulf

Liverpool has spawned many a quality bands over the years, the latest of which comes in the form of psychedelic dream-pop duo Gulf. We had a chat with them about their latest material and their influences in music. When did you first get into music? What or who Inspired you? Disco has been a staple from […]

Mama Moonshine

1 – When did you first get into music? What or who Inspired you? Ruth: Since we could wiggle and make noise!!! I think we’ve all been into it from a very young age. We all have such different inspirations, but I’m just a big fan of ballsy front women. At the moment my main inspiration […]

Velshur

1 – When did you first get into music? What or who Inspired you? As a wee little child. Dad’s side of the family all played music; he had a bass guitar and could sing. At 4 I would plug the bass into the amp and sit in front of the TV in ad breaks […]

John Aram

1 – When did you first get into music? What or who Inspired you? I fell in love with music when I was very young, probably around 7 or 8 years old. It’s funny but right from that very early age, I new that I wanted to be a musician… I didn’t know how or […]

Ben Okafor Interview

1- Tell us bit about the album?  The album ‘Diverted Traffic’ is the result of my embracing the fact that I cannot be myself and at the same time insist on being accepted by the music industry. I think that there are wider truths about all of us that cannot be encapsulated by tight definitions […]