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The Best Fit Interview

Bass Drum of Death: “I’ve always been gravitating towards pop”

John Barrett, the mastermind behind the Mississippi noiseniks, walks Best Fit through his move towards pop, cleaner production and sharper arrangements on LP3, Rip This.

Ibeyi: “We complete each other”

We chat to XL's new signees, French-Cuban twins Ibeyi, about their serendipitous beginnings and the trouble with being sisters.

Les Sins: “I just wanted to make something that I would be interested in”

We talk to Chaz Bundick, better known as Toro Y Moi, about his new label, his Les Sins side project, and his opinion on modern day electronic music.

Blaue Blume: “We really try hard to be as timeless as possible”

Ahead of their show at Ja Ja Ja Festival, we had a chat with Jonas Smith about Denmark, nostalgia and what we might get from Blaue Blume’s debut album.

Jagaara: “You can be honest with family”

We talk with the three North London sisters about a family dynamic, managing your influences, and manga.

When Saints Go Machine: “I just like stuff that’s simple”

Ahead of their appearance at the Ja Ja Ja Festival, we speak to When Saints Go Machine's Nikolaj Vonsild about what's next for the band....a collaboration with Slick Rick?

Röyksopp: “The time is right to pack it in, while we’re ahead”

As they prepare to eschew the medium of the traditional LP, we talk with Svein Berge about Robyn, artistic vision and the future of the duo.

Marina and The Diamonds on new album FROOT

Marina Diamandis talks candidly about growing up and finally taking control of her sound and identity with Marina and The Diamonds' album FROOT.

Nils Bech: “I write music about my own life”

Ahead of his appearance at the Ja Ja Ja festival, we speak to the fabulous Norwegian performer Nils Bech.

TV on the Radio: “Self analysis is a pause in the creative process”

The mighty Brooklynites are back. We talk love, LA and the creative process ahead of their fifth full-length, Seeds.

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