Classical and Opera Features
Brian (Ken Sweeney)

Q&A: Brian’s Ken Sweeney

by Michael Hubbard

Following the release of Brian‘s second album Bring Trouble, the quiet, resolutely unstarry Ken Sweeney has been lauded in the press. Now he’s been nominated…



Brian’s Ken Sweeney: “I dressed up as a priest to keep them happy” &#...

by Michael Hubbard

He’s 32, he’s been in Father Ted, he’s just given up his day job and is now A Professional Musician with a record deal and...

The Divine Comedy: “My raison d’être was always never to stagnate” &...

by Michael Hubbard

Neil Hannon, the brain behind The Divine Comedy, has achieved unprecedented success since Chris Evans played Something For The Weekend on his Radio 1 breakfast...

Venini: “Any band with a bit of style and confidence just gets slagged off”...

by Michael Hubbard

“There’s lime in this!” Debbie Lime points an accusing finger at the glass of lager on the table before her and regards it with a...

Interview: Brassy

by Michael Hubbard

“I was condescendingly told, ‘you can really sing! Why do you use so much distortion on your vocals?’ COZ I FUCKING LIKE IT, YOU SAD...