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Her Own Way: An Interview with Lisa Stansfield

Her Own Way.

Lisa Stansfield talks about new album Seven, the politics of appearing naked in videos and how social media has changed the industry for the performer.

“There are two different sides to music now: there’s the big TV corporate thing and then there’s the side where artists have had the bollocks to actually do what they want themselves. I think it’s so admirable when people do that and twenty years later it’s given me the chance to do it that way too.”

St. Vincent • St. Vincent

Released February 24, 2014
St. Vincent has delivered her most accessible, relatable, consistently engaging and sparky album to date. She just keeps getting better.

“The eponymous naming of the album adds credence and a confidence to how much this sounds like it could only be a St. Vincent album. Every second of it could have only come from Annie Clark’s own pen, her lips and guitar.”

Electric Dreams: Helen Marnie Interview

As Yet Untitled.

Andrew Darley talks to Ladytron’s lead singer Helen Marnie about her new solo album and what she’s posted on PledgeMusic in order to make it happen.

“I knew I wanted it to be quite pop and song based. I also wanted it to be personal and emotive. I hope that comes across.”

Cutting It Short: Kai Staenicke Interview

It’s Consuming Me.

Andrew Darley talks to the young director Kai Staenicke about how his short films navigate the terrain of queer personal relationships, and how that plays out in his latest, It’s Consuming Me.

“I want my films to transfer something, whether it’s a message, an impulse or an emotion. I don’t want them to be meaningless. So of course I’d like to think of my films as statements. For all different kinds of things. Mostly for being who you are.”