Author: Erika Severyns

Interview | Hanging out with Michael Brinkworth

The Michael Brinkworth household is known for cheesy omelettes, strong coffee, and jam sessions on the kitchen balcony that last well into the night. Walking through the door of the Australian singer-songwriter’s flat in Friedrichshain, Berlin is like stepping into…

Interview | Hanging out with Mone

I waited by the canal in Kreuzberg for Merle Sibbel, artist name Mone, the 26-year-old Dutch singer-songwriter whose upcoming album Crocodile Kisses will grip you by your throat and send you spiralling on a downward journey of an insane love.…

Interview | Hanging out with James Michael Rodgers

James Michael Rodgers is from Saltcoats – a seaside town on the west coast of Scotland. Growing up in a working-class family, in a place where more than half the population doesn’t pursue further studies after high school, he remembers…

Interview| The Hidden World of Berlin Folk: Hanging out with David Ingleton at Kindl Stuben

Kindl Stuben is in Neukölln, an area of Berlin famous for its kebabs, the film ‘Sonnenallee’, and low rent prices that attract a lot of immigrants, as well as musicians and other creatives. It borders with Kreuzberg, which is known…