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INTERVIEW: pools are nice

14 Jun

And we’re back! What better way to kick off the return of I Just Wasn’t Made For These Times than by an interview with one of our favourite bands, pools are nice. 

The four piece are from Connecticut, and have been featured frequently on this website for their lo-fi brand of fuzz-rock – from ‘Then you’re thinking too much’ to ‘We live here now’, there’s something arresting and interesting about each of their EPs, while their identity remains. I had a chat with the band about the thoughts behind the name, and what they have planned for the future…

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INTERVIEW: Chapel Club

11 Jul

Chapel Club recently shocked their fans by previewing four songs from their new album. Forget about the moody chillwave that came before, because the new album is a summer-infused ’70s synth departure.

I caught up with the London-based band to find out about their plans to soundtrack a Moomins film and just what led to a J-Lo inspired song called ‘Jenny Baby’…

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INTERVIEW: Beardyman

27 Jun

Beardyman is no stranger to festivals, with a headline appearance this year at Standon Calling, a themed boutique festival in Hertfordshire.

Named the King of Sound and Ruler of Beats by the BBC, we caught up with Beardyman to ask him about all things beatboxing and find out just why he won’t get in the Standon Calling swimming pool…  

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