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Interviews on Burn FM

Interview: DMA’s

With their second album For Now released in late April 2018, The Australian Garage-Pop band DMA’s started their second tour all around the world. Allowing some time for their British fans in this month of May, they gave a very energetic and colourful concert in Birmingham’s O2 Institute. In return, the crowd apparently enjoyed the …Read More

Interview: Ben Gregory from Blaenavon

John Rogers caught up with Blaenavon frontman Ben Gregory ahead of their gig at Mama Roux’s venue on the 30th November 2017. – This is your 9th stage in 10 days, how is the tour going? “It’s been amazing, we’re all pretty shattered but when we get on stage and see the screaming fans everything’s …Read More

False Advertising Interview

Manchester-based False Advertising are a three piece DIY grunge band born in 2013 out of a desire to prove what is so vital about raw, energetic live music. They feature Jen Hingley and Chris Warr on vocals, guitar and drums, with Josh Sellars on bass. They have been featured by NME in their print edition …Read More

Stone Foundation Interview

Soul-funk band Stone Foundation have been in the business a fair while, receiving acclaim from plenty of soul music’s champions yet always managing to slip under the radar. This year their album Street Rituals reached 25 in the album chart, whilst their singles, one of which featured Paul Weller on vocals, (who also assisted in …Read More

Interview: Sister Shotgun

Last month I interviewed the wonderful vocalist and front-woman Chloe Ozwell from Sister Shotgun after their gig in Birmingham’s O2 Academy; we discussed the band’s latest EP ‘Devour!’, musical influences and her experience of being a woman in the industry. How would you describe your band’s unique sound to someone who is new to your …Read More

Interview: Joe Ragosta

You are currently coming to the end of your Spring Break Headline tour around the UK, how has it been treating you? Dude its been incredible. Because have you ever had something where it’s like you really like a restaurant but your friends have never been there, and you hype it up. And at a …Read More

Interview: Josh Franceschi from You Me at Six

You Me At Six frontman Josh Franceschi joined us last month to talk about touring with their new album, Night People, what the band have been up to recently, and their exciting plans for the future. The band are on the US leg of their tour after doing the rounds in Europe and the UK …Read More

The Pigeon Detectives Interview

The raucous messy haired frontman who burst onto the stage, whipping up a frenzy in the crowd was a far cry from the casual, modest band member we met backstage. As we were led into a backstage dressing room, we got to meet the lead singer, Matt, and ask him what life is really like …Read More

JAWS interview

Between support sets from The Lizards and Cosmo Pyke Reef Pearson had the pleasure of catching up with JAWS’ Connor Schofield (vocals and guitar) and Alex Hudson (guitar) before the final set of their whirlwind Simplicity album tour at Birmingham’s Rainbow Warehouse. So last day of the tour, how has it been? Connor: It’s been …Read More

Fratellis Interview

Jon Fratelli found success with his band ‘The Fratellis’ after the release of Costello Music in 2006. After an impressive solo career among other projects he has reformed the band that made him a well-known figure in indie rock music and Ollie Cook caught up with him for five minutes just before they performed at …Read More