Tag : interview

The Gryphon Meets Jack Straw

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Branded “a troublemaker acting with malice aforethought” by the Foreign Office after a student trip to Chile, elected LUU President, and later banned from the Union building, Jack Straw is not your average Leeds Alumni, before you even consider his stint as Home Secretary. The Gryphon got the chance to … Read More

IntheMiddle with Nick Mulvey

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Gryphon Associate Editor, Robert Cairns, sits down with Mercury-nominated Nick Mulvey before his gig at Church to discuss his latest album, the impending doom of politics, and the importance of British rave culture.   Sitting in the dingy alcove of a backstage dressing room in Church, Nick Mulvey radiates amidst … Read More

IntheMiddle with Francobollo

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Francobollo (translating to postage stamp in Italian) are the London via Sweden four-piece that put the weird and wonderful in indie music. Francobollo released their debut album Long Live Life in July, collaborating with the mercury and brit award winning producer Charlie Andrew. A favourite of BBC Radio 6 music’s … Read More

Alice Roberts: Significant Species & Sexism in Science

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Alice Roberts is a renowned scientist, TV presenter and author, with special expertise in the fields of anatomy, osteoarchaeology, physical anthropology and palaeopathology. Science Editor, Leo Kindred, got the chance to meet her, and to traverse her many fields of interest. Your new book, Tamed: 10 Species that Changed Our World, … Read More

In Conversation With: Fabian Hamilton

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First running for Leeds North-East in 1992, Fabian Hamilton has held the seat since 1997. For the past twenty years, he’s worked tirelessly for the people of his constituency, earning his place in the shadow cabinet from 2016 with the new position of Shadow Minister for Peace and Disarmament. Editor-in-Chief … Read More

In The Middle With Bad Sounds

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If any band knows how to throw a party, it’s Bath/Bristol band Bad Sounds. Composed of brothers Callum and Ewan Merrett and some of their mates, their indie-funk sensibilities are attracting the attention of audiences and music critics alike. I had a chat with singer Callum Merrett to talk musical … Read More

In The Middle With Shame

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Causing havoc up and down the country, post-punk band Shame know how to put on a show. Starting out playing in South London pubs at the age of 17, three years on their success is taking them places they could only have dreamed about before. Marrying intrinsically political lyrics with … Read More

In The Middle with Mount Kimbie

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“We’ve actually been spending a lot of time back in the studio,” Dominic Maker reveals when I ask what Mount Kimbie have been up to in the week since their third album Love What Survives was released. As a band with a strong work ethic, they’re “trying to keep the … Read More

In The Middle with The Strypes

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The Strypes must be one of the most grounded bands around. This is somewhat surprising considering they rose to fame in their early teens and have gained fans such as Elton John, Dave Grohl and Noel Gallagher. The four-piece band from Cavan, Ireland, spoke to me before their Brudenell gig … Read More

In The Middle With Loyle Carner

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In The Middle Associate Editor Anastasia Roe sit down with Mercury-nominated hip-hop artist Loyle Carner to talk about his almost sold-out tour, exchanging tickets for football shirts, and his wonderful mum. “Welcome to the glamorous backstage!” Ben Coyle-Larner cries, otherwise known by his stage name, Loyle Carner, as we enter … Read More