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The Best Fit Interview

Flight Facilities: “We never really planned to do an album”

We talk with the Australian duo about the pressure of having to make a record, the healthy national music scene and wearing your pride for your live show on your sleeve.

These New Puritans: “I wanted it to be the complete opposite of a kind of cash-in rock live album”

We speak to Jack Barnett about the incredible E-X-P-A-N-D-E-D - the live version of the band's last album - and where the future lies for These New Puritans.

Bob Gruen: “Take a lot of pictures, pick out the good ones and just show the good ones”

As his latest exhibition opens in London, we sit down for a chat with the seminal rock photographer.

Death from Above 1979: “We’ve got a rock and roll disease to spread”

Singer and sticksman Sebastien Grainger talks to Best Fit about political songwriting, police brutality and the future for one of the unlikeliest reunions in recent memory.

Jessy Lanza: “I love pop music and how it always finds new ways to do the same thing”

Ahead of her performance at Bristol's Simple Things Festival, we talk touring with Caribou, a Toronto upbringing and All Saints with this rising pop promise.

Alex G: “I guess some kids like to draw, and I like to learn chords”

We talk with Alex Giannascoli about Elliott Smith, the Philly music scene and how to record an album in your bedroom without driving your flatmates crazy.

Scott Devendorf talks plans for the National’s seventh record

Ahead of their headline show at the O2, we catch up with Scott to find out about the band's plans for their seventh studio record.

Ty Dolla $ign: “Me and the homies are going to run the game for the next 10 summers”

We sat down with one of the pioneers of the new West Coast.

The So So Glos: “Punk is more about staying true to yourself”

We talk Kurt Cobain, subverting restrictive age laws and the meaning of punk today with the Brooklyn foursome that have been jamming since they were children.

Avi Buffalo: “I’m not carrying any torch or pressurizing any hoses”

Californian songwriter Avi Zahner-Isenberg's been away a while - but he's back with the brilliant At Best Cuckold. We talk Bacharach, ballads and glam rock.

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