• Interviews
    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 […]

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    JACK BIRD INTERVIEW

    Cat On The Wall: What is the Jack Bird effect? Jack Bird: Right now it’s me. I’m working as a solo performer. I write all my own songs and I play an old Norman acoustic guitar. I think of it as a stripped down performance, intimate and personal. I wanted to create a set that […]

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    OLIVIER ALARY INTERVIEW

    OLIVIER ALARY INTERVIEW (FROM THE FUNKY MOFO ARCHIVES) Montréal, Canada. This is where Olivier Alary, French composer revealed on the musical scene thanks to his collaborations with Björk and artistic installations appeared here and there, in Europe and North America, resides. Let’s meet him… Céline: During my research I went onto Ensemble’s website… Are you […]

  • A Life Changing Experience: Meeting Jeff Buckley

      What follows is a real story, with real people. Everything has been lived, it really happened. This is one of my stories, for I have plenty to tell. This one is very special for it changed the course of my life. Forever. I want to share this with you. Céline It’s mid-October 1994. I […]

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    Interview with Skalpel

      From the Funky Mofo archive: Skalpel arrived on the scene without too much fuss, letting the music speak for itself, which is the first sign of greatness. My first encounter with Skalpel was in a local record shop. The opening drums of ‘1958’ caught my attention and I grew more impressed and intrigued as […]