Reference Points

The Sea

The Dutch singer-songwriter contemplates the power of the sea, and how it inspired his forthcoming album, 7 Layers.

The Written Word

Joe Lyons, aka Eaves, writes about the power of the written word - and shares a beautiful trailer for his upcoming debut album, featuring new song 'Spin'.

Title Fight’s Ned Russin explains Hyperview - the concept that inspired their third record

Ned Russin from the Pennsylvania punks runs us through the concept of Hyperview, that titles their third album.

My Favourite Illustrators

The violinist and vocalist of Scottish stalwarts Belle & Sebastian writes about the impact of illustration on her own creative spirit.

My Five Favourite Guitars by Charles from Slow Club

The Slow Club co-vocalist runs us through his five favourite antique guitar models.

The Creative Influence of Literature’s Alternative Outlook

Honor Titus writes about the influence of literature on his creative output - from Salinger to Sartre.

The Power of Handwriting

Marcus Pepperell, frontman of Thumpers, writes about his love of handwriting and why writing by hand is the most personal way to portray yourself artistically.

Madness and Modernity, Intoxication and Isolation

Art like drunkenness, can never achieve its own ideal, writes Jamie Lee from Money.

The Creativity of Cassette Recording

Kristian Bell, frontman of the Wytches, talks about the therapeutic, creative burst that cassette recording gives him, and how limitations can be a positive force for art.

The only reason it’s fun to drive fast is the risk of crashing your car

The Canadian five piece talk from the heart about their approach to gigs.

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