Interview: WITH CONFIDENCE – Seeing the World, 10 Year Old Albums and What They Did Right

Australia’s With Confidence are a band to watch, putting out an excellent debut in Better Weather and touring all over the world. Saturday the 23rd saw the band visiting Birmingham in support of Mayday Parade, where they put on a truly fantastic show and, to make the night even better, vocalist/bassist Jayden Seeley and guitarist Luke Rockets took some time beforehand to indulge me in a quick chat.…
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Interview: LOUISE DISTRAS

Louise Distras is making quite a name for herself. While initially having released her brilliantly raw debut, Dreams From The Factory Floor, in 2013, Distras has spent the time in between building her fanbase, impressing punk legends and scoring wider recognition for her political voice having being vocal in the campaign to release Russian punks Pussy Riot.…
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Interview – GREYWIND – Their Dizzying Ascent

It must be really exciting to be in Greywind right now. The South Irish alternative rockers have spent the last year growing in popularity, releasing singles left and right as well as taking their wildly successful first steps into live music. Their debut album Afterthoughts isn’t out until next year but all signs point to it being a cast-iron stunner.…
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Interview – THE AMAZONS – New Music, Touring and Awful Former Names.

Reading-based rockers The Amazons have had a pretty spectacular 2016. Previously having released their Catherine Marks-produced debut EP Don’t You Wanna? in 2015, the band have since gone from strength to strength. After a fistful of catchy-as-fuck singles, a cluster of well-received festival performances and a successful tour with The Strypes, The Amazons are truly now ones to watch.…
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Interview – THE VIRGINMARYS – Their Surreal 2016

Macclesfield-based punkers The Virginmarys have had a busy 2016. As well as releasing their sublime second album, Divides, the band have completed a massively successful UK tour. Now touring the UK yet again with Brit rock heroes Feeder, the band took some time out after their soundcheck at Birmingham’s O2 Institute to chat about their new album, the scourge of manufactured punk, and their seriously surreal year.…
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Interview: Streetlight Society – Making It In Whistler

The Whistler Village Beer Festival carries on around us to the soundtrack of “Carry On Wayward Son”, as Streetlight Society step down from the stage and join me for a few questions. Consisting of fellow Brit Caitrin Madden and Toronto-born Shane Ray, they may be new to the Whistler scene but you wouldn’t guess it after watching them.…
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Acting: 8 Tips For Skype Auditions

As a (literally) no-budget Indie filmmaker, myself and the team at Purple Camera have often had to get creative when casting our films. We’ve had many great experiences with actors and many terrible ones but over time we’ve developed a way of casting films that seems to work. Our primary way of casting films is to use StarNow.…
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