An Interview With… Baywaves

Hailing from Madrid and brandishing a unique blend of tropical vibes and indie angst that they call ‘Hipnopop’ (think the Beach Boys tangoing with Yeasayer and our own indie upstarts The Hunna), Baywaves have become one of the most talked-about and hotly tipped bands to come out of Spain since Hinds. They’ve just released their…

An Interview With… Rocky Votolato

Images: Amber Zbitnoff Knecht Growing up with a love of folk and outlaw country, Rocky Votolato first rose to prominence as part of the Seattle music scene and, in the ten years since releasing his debut solo album, he’s worked with members of Death Cab For Cutie and Pedro The Lion, as well as touring…

An Interview With… Naives

Thanks to some pretty impressive support slots for the likes of Mystery Jets and Friendly Fires, as well as a run of infectious synthpop singles, London-based trio Naives have set themselves up as ones to watch for 2016. They recently released their latest single ‘No Way,’ a harsher-sounding slice of electro that showed there was…

An Interview With… Hidden Charms

With their robust blues-rock sound, Hidden Charms have found themselves becoming part of the foundation for an increasing revival in classic blues rock over the past year. On their latest single ‘Love You Cause You’re There,’ they combine crushing riffs with cheeky sing-a-long elements that would make The Black Keys jealous. The band have recently finished…

An Interview With… The Clear

Last night on Spark Undiscovered, we caught up with Sheffield trio The Clear. The last time we chatted to them we talked about their last single ‘America’ and where was the best place to get a curry in Sheffield. This time? Well, there’s a lot more talk of zumba and its benefits and eventually we…

An Interview With… The Luka State

They’ve headlined a Canadian festival, got the support of numerous radio stations and magazines, racked up more YouTube views than you can possibly imagine, and they’ve done it all without a record label. Cheshire’s The Luka State have already had an immense year of success and are looking to top it off with their latest…

An interview with Oh Wonder

London writing duo Oh Wonder have set themselves a challenge of releasing a new track every month until September. We at Spark Undiscovered have fallen madly in love with them, which is why we were chuffed when they joined us on the phone last night (3rd March) to chat about the release of their new single ‘Technicolour Beat.’ Here’s what they had to say.

An interview with James King

A couple of weeks back, we had James King (no, not the film critic) on Spark Undiscovered to chat about his new single Breathe, the anthem for Keep Britain Tidy.

An interview with Alvvays

We caught up with Molly Rankin from Alvvays, ahead of their gig in Newcastle to chat about their debut album and play a round of our new game ‘Alvvays or Novvways?

An interview with Dry The River

Ahead of their gig at Newcastle’s Riverside, I caught up with Matthew from Dry The River to talk recording their latest record, changing labels and getting lost in Iceland. First broadcast on Spark Undiscovered.

An interview with Willy Mason

After a 5 year absence, Willy Mason returned with his first album of new material since 2007′s If the Ocean Gets Rough, late last year. I caught up with him to chat influences, touring and recording.