Tag: Interpol

INTERPOL interview – Evening Standard, 6 July 2018

As we talk about their upcoming sixth album, Interpol are using the word “fun” a lot. This is unexpected from the perennially black-clad trio, who are about to play second on the bill in Hyde Park to those jolly jesters The Cure, and whose most enduring musical comparison is with cheery Manchester scamps Joy Division. Having emerged around the same… Read more →

NME AWARDS TOUR, Brixton Academy – Evening Standard, 28 March 2014

The NME’s annual four-band tour is a useful way of taking the temperature of alternative music. Past line-ups have exposed future giants (Coldplay, Arctic Monkeys and Florence Welch have all served) but the music mag’s tastemakers don’t always select a bumper crop. This year wasn’t a vintage one, with a bill topped by a big act on the fade —… Read more →