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Interview: L.A. Salami

Winds breathing rumours of winter’s onset were not enough to stop people from attending what, for many, was their first live musical performance since Monday 23 March. The fateful day of lockdown in the UK. On Tuesday 29 September, Dalston Eastern Curve Garden hosted Lookman Adekunle Salami, or L.A. Salami. Although it wasn’t Lookman’s first […]Read More

LeyeLesi Founder, Aghogho Ogunlesi, On Truth And Service Through Fashion

Aghogho Ogunlesi is the founder and creative director of LeyeLesi, an innovative brand that focuses on sustainability and ethical luxury. Aghogho is Nigerian-American and currently lives in Edinburgh. LeyeLesi’s handbags are created in Lagos, Nigeria, and her jewellery is made in Kumasi, Ghana and Dakar, Senegal. When discussing her inspiration behind LeyeLesi, Aghogho talks about […]Read More

Reflecting The Realities Of Vaginal Health On TV

Chronic vulva pain is shrouded in stigma and silence, and until recently, the TV industry was perpetuating this through the glamorisation of perfect, vaginal penetrative sex on screen. Painful sex is typically romanticised in film and TV, where a girl’s ‘first time’ is expected to hurt. This pain of virginity is put on a pedestal, […]Read More

Interview: James Qupid

With layers of bubble funk and synthetic jazz, James Qupid’s tunes are summer-made and aesthetically sound. With a touch of his personality and spirituality, he gives all he can to his music. As such, his latest release ‘Holy Water’ provides the flare and fashion of a laidback Florida man like him who grew up immersed […]Read More

Interview: Haley & Michaels

Country charm and fated romance, tangled in music sheets and coffee talks: husband and wife duo Haley & Michaels recently released their single ‘Hail Mary’ in the UK. I caught them for a quick telephone interview where we talked about how they met, pregnancy and lockdown, and their love for country music. If you’re making […]Read More

Interview: Jacky P on being the voice of a generation

Birmingham has long been a thriving metropolis for myriad styles of music, and one of its most fervent champions has been Jack Parker. For nearly ten years, Parker – otherwise known as Jacky P – has been at the forefront of underground music, whether he be spinning local bands on his radio shows, supporting them […]Read More

Interview: Beno

We caught up with intrepid and anonymous urban explorer Beno to get the lowdown on train-surfing, crane-climbing, and his love of progressive houseRead More

Interview: DMA’s

Will Fisher witnessed DMA’s offhandedly stylish performance at Kendal Calling 2017 and caught up with guitarist Johnny Took from the band to talk about their debut album, festival season and… house plants.Read More

Interview: BOYS

Zoe Cooke chats to alternative four piece BOYS, to find out what it's like being a young band in London and how they feel coming up to their first gig next month.Read More

Interview: Two Ways Home

Closest Stranger is the latest offering from country duo Two Ways Home, and the high quality, gutsy country EP was reviewed on The Indiependent a few weeks ago, which you can read in full here. We got to chat to Isabella and Lewis more about their new EP, why they both feel a strong connection […]Read More