by / March 3rd, 2015 /

All We Are

Who are you and where are you from?

I’m Rich from All We Are and I’m from Cork

Who are your favourite artists from home?

I don’t know much about the scene in Ireland but I’m loving Girl Band and Tiz McNamara.

What’s it really like touring?

It’s the best thing ever. You get to play every night, eat what you want and there’s free booze.

What’s your favourite city/town/venue to play?

Tough one but Paris is always good. We just played Bada Boom with Alvvays. Great night.

What’s your ideal festival line-up?

Kate Tempest, Mogwai, Outkast and Moderat for the late hours.

What has been your biggest achievement of the year?

It’s early days but the release of our debut was a biggie.

What was the worst piece of advice you were given?

‘Don’t bother’

What do you do to relax?

Just relax

What are you reading?

The Painted Bird by Jerzy Kosińsky

How about TV, anything good on the box?

Nah I don’t own a telly

Do you have a favourite YouTube video?

Have you ever seen the ‘Yaaaaasss Gaga’ compilation? It’s pretty weird

What website do you visit most?

It’s got to be

What is your favourite:

Record? Kendrick Lamar – Good Kid MAAD City

Song? ‘Regulate’, Warren G

Lost classic song? ‘Jessie’ by Joshua Kadison came on the TV at the hotel in Hamburg the other day and no one bar me knew it. Does that make it lost?

Record label?


Who is your favourite current artist?

Really loving Young Fathers at the moment.

A new artist that you are most excited about?

Really excited about Loyle Carner, he’s touring with Kate Tempest at the moment. Amazing music.

What was the last great gig you have seen?

There’s been a lot of great ones but Mogwai at Glasto last year was magic.

Worst show?

All gigs are good, there’s always something to learn.

What should we expect from your Irish shows?

Sexy, good time music

All We Are play in Dublin’s The Workman’s Club on March 15th. Tickets are available here.