• Interviews
    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 […]

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    Interview with NeatPeople

      From the Funky Mofo archives: Jo Whitby is always on the prowl for discovering new interesting bands. NeatPeople are one of them and Gary Cansell, vocalist and guitarist for the band, kindly agreed to play the Funky Mofo Q&A game! Funky Mofo: Hello Gary! For those of us who still don’t know you can […]

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    Interview with Defazed

    THE FIVE QUESTION CHALLENGE straight from the sonic grocery store to your hungry ears… RICH G, THE MAN BEHIND ‘DEFAZED’ TOOK ON THE 5 QUESTIONS CHALLENGE… For those of us who still don’t know you can you give us a brief history of Defazed? Defazed: I started writing under the name ‘Defazed’ in 2001 just […]

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    Interview with Charlotte Hatherley

    From the Funky Mofo archives. We’re meeting with Charlotte Hatherley… again. This time no email, no phone call, the woman is in front of us, in the back room at the Fleece & Firkin, Bristol and she looks even better in the flesh! She and her band have just arrived at the venue and the […]