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    TANYA TAGAQ GILLIS INTERVIEW

    TANYA TAGAQ GILLIS INTERVIEW (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) Tanya “Tagaq” Gillis is a throat-singer. A what? I hear you say. She’s a singer with a difference, she was suffering from a cold at the time of the interview but that’s not the reason. Her instrument is, unlike vocalists, her throat. Throat singing is producing […]

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    JOANASPOLICEWOMAN INTERVIEW

    Cat On The Wall: How are you since your loooong tour ended? How did you find the European crowds? Joan Wasser: Since my tour ended I am pretending I am a normal person in my apartment. It’s great. The European crowds are always amazing, honestly the fact that they are there at my show at […]

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    IAMX INTERVIEW

    Cat On The Wall: How did the IAMX project come to exist? Chris Corner: Two years ago I had an epiphany. I grew up. There was so much baggage and confusion with my previous band, Sneaker Pimps, I was driven into doing it. I needed the freedom and was desperate to learn to be self-sufficient. […]

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    GIANT DRAG INTERVIEW

    GIANT DRAG INTERVIEW (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) We caught up via email with Annie Hardy, lead singer of Giant Drag, to discuss their recent appearance at South By South West and bootleg-making mothers. We got more than we bargained for! Funky Mofo: First things first, can you introduce yourself/the band? Giant Drag: I am […]

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    FLEVANS INTERVIEW

    FLEVANS INTERVIEW (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) Email interview with the Brighton-based music maker signed to Tru Thoughts Records. Beware, you might fancy a curry by the end of it! Funky Mofo: Let’s get the basics out of the way: What’s your age, Where are you from, What’s your favourite colour? Flevans: I’m 27, I […]

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    ROB ELLIS INTERVIEW

    ROB ELLIS INTERVIEW (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) When asked few people can answer precisely who Rob Ellis is… This drummer has recently released the second volume of his “Music For The Home”, in which he leaves the drum kit to sit behind digital instruments to deliver a personal and experimental musical photo album of […]

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    THE EDITORS INTERVIEW

    THE EDITORS INTERVIEW WITH TOM SMITH (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) Just before the Editors locked themselves away in the studio, Jo Whitby caught up with Tom Smith via e mail to find out what they might be up to behind closed doors… Funky Mofo: Who are you and how did you meet? Tom Smith: […]

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    THE CINEMATICS INTERVIEW

    THE CINEMATICS INTERVIEW (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) A conversation with Scott Rinning, lead singer of Glasgow based indie-rockers ‘The Cinematics’. Being a support band isn’t a particularly glamorous affair, especially when you’ve got to make your own way to the venues and you have to rely on an AA map print out that’s giving […]

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    BILL CARTER INTERVIEW

    BILL CARTER – FOOLS RUSH IN INTERVIEW (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) What is all that about? A story taking place in Sarajevo in the 90’s whilst the city is besieged. The book ended in my hands after Jo kept hammering me about that guy and, you know, those U2 live satellite link-ups during the […]

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    BLOC PARTY INTERVIEW

    BLOC PARTY (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) THE FIVE QUESTION CHALLENGE straight from the sonic grocery store to your hungry ears… GORDY OF BLOC PARTY TOOK ON THE 5 QUESTIONS CHALLENGE.. You were labeled in a French magazine as ‘post-post-punk’! What does that mean and do you agree? I guess it’s just a step-on from […]