So a little later than usual, it’s the second instalment in the newly revitalised State podcast series. Still looking for that elusive title to the series, Jules and Laura return to bring you music, mindless banter and plenty of interviews with some of the most interesting acts to visit our fair city last month.
First up, it’s the lovely Victoria and Alex from Beach House who speak to us about some of their favourite tracks from their current album, the intoxicating Teen Dream.
Then it’s off to the Academy, where we catch up with Ira from Brooklyn boys done good, Yeasayer. The guys are in the middle of one of their most intense and ambitious tours yet and Ira reveals to us candidly, the realities of life on the road.
Finally, we catch up with this year’s Choice Music Prize winner, the slightly shocked and dazed Adrian Crowley. Speaking backstage to us, half an hour after winning, Adrian tells us of his joy and disbelief at picking up this year’s award as well as ongoing plans for his next release.
All this, plus a sneaky preview of this year’s SXSW fest and music from The Redneck Manifesto, makes for one hell of a jam-packed 35 mins. So ladies and gents, ears at the ready please, as we begin’¦..