INTERVIEW: Q&A with Team Ghost

team ghost

Written for the 405 How would you describe the music of Team Ghost? Our music is a mix of all our different influences: Noisy Rock, electronic, ambient music. We try to mix electronic textures with heavy guitars and drums. Your first two EPs are based heavily around mood and texture, while as Dead Film Star is a … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: The 405 meets Field Music

field music

Written for the 405 There’s almost too many interesting things about Field Music to introduce them with. You could point out that they’re brothers – David and Peter Brewis – who get on a lot better than famous sibling pairings of rock music past (the Wilson family and Ray/Dave Davies spring to mind). Maybe the lead should … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Band Of Horses: ‘We Get Better and Better’

Band of Horses 2012 Mirage Rock

Written for DIY “We love this place,” tour manager Rick tells us as he reclines on a leather sofa in the lobby of the (five-star, front-door-manned-by-blokes-in-top-hats) Royal Kensington Hotel, “Because they let us do whatever the fuck we want.” Which might put you in mind of the Keith Moon breed of destructive rock stars – throwing TVs … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: How To Dress Well: ‘There’s Beauty In Flaws’

How To Dress Well

Written for DIY Making his presence known slowly and enigmatically – in much the same way as his music works – through songs released as free downloads through his blog, Tom Krell bided his time before making a splash with debut album ‘Love Remains’: fourteen tracks of fragile, gorgeous ethereal R&B, the equal-parts spooky-and-sexy production … Continue reading

INTERVIEW: Tired of Repetition: The 405 meets The Hood Internet

Written for the 405 The Hood Internet are a production duo from Chicago who mash up club-friendly hip-hop and R&B with hip indie rock and dance which is played in less popular clubs, something that’s been described as halfway between lowbrow and brilliant. Usher with Sleigh Bells, Rihanna with tUnE-yArDs, that sort of thing. If … Continue reading