Interviews

Interview | FFS 5 with Jamestown Revival

Jamestown Revival’s newest album, San Isabel, is all about finding the quiet between the noise. When asked about its recurring themes, band member Jonathan Clay stated, “We wrote this record with sort of an overarching theme, which is cutting out…

Interview | Radical Face finds his therapy

Ben Cooper is amazingly well adjusted. The force behind Radical Face grew up in south with nine siblings. Barely above the poverty line, his mixed-race family seemed normal, until he realised that not everyone was brought up the same way…

Interview | FFS 5 with Roo Panes

Since the release of his debut EP, Land of the Living, in 2013, Roo Panes has become something of a hot commodity in the realm of indie folk. Although the singer-songwriter himself is the first to espouse that he wishes…

Interview | FFS 5 with D.L. Rossi

D.L. Rossi is nothing short of the genuine article, producing emotion-laden Americana songwriting in search of catharsis. His newest album, A Sweet Thing, is the natural product of that search, having found himself in music following a painful divorce and…

Interview | Tiny Ruins take flight

“You only had your Olympic girls/The frosted sheen of leotard twirls/Running revolt and winning gold/For the TV screen/Before being led back to the cells.” So sings Hollie Fullbrook on the title track of her third album under the name Tiny…

Interview | FFS 5 with Nicholas Mudd

When Nicholas Mudd was offered the opportunity, the troubadour took no time in taking the chance to hit the open road. Planning his 10-day trip from Lexington, Kentucky to Los Angeles aboard his Harley-Davidson, this 2011 satiating of his wanderlust…

Interview | FFS 5 with Kyle Daniel

What’s there to say when you’ve conceded to the hardships of life? Kyle Daniel wrestles with this question throughout his sophomore EP, aptly titled What’s There to Say?. Delivering his message via bright melodies and a wall of electric guitar, Daniel…

Interview | FFS5 with Vanessa Anne Redd

British/German singer-songwriter Vanessa Anne Redd created a captivating folk sound of her own, and has just released her second solo album, Zumbo Waxes. Throughout the album, you’ll hear a beautiful variety of string arrangements, classic guitars, piano, and of course,…