“We like to be daring” – An Interview With Skarlett Riot

After spending a few years as a covers band, Skarlett Riot became Skarlett Riot in 2010. Since then they’ve been a whirlwind of activity, releasing two EPs and their debut album Tear Me Down, steadily building a following, and even garnering daytime airplay on Radio One. The band are back with their new EP We Are The Brave, and we caught up with lead singer and guitarist Skarlett who told us all about it. Continue Reading

Death, Drama and Innocence – an Interview with Saint Agnes

Easily one of the best new live bands we here at Pure Rawk have caught this year, psychedelic garage rockers Saint Agnes make a gloriously atmospheric spaghetti western rock n roll, the perfect music for a peyote-fuelled trip into the desert. Luckily though, given our limited access to both peyote and deserts, they also sound pretty good playing in the slightly less glamorous confines of East London. We caught up with Jon Tufnell and Kitty Arabella to talk about saints, lost souls and Ennio Morricone…

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Introducing: In Dynamics

For Brighton’s In Dynamics, 2013 was quite a year, with August seeing the release of the alt rock trio’s debut EP ‘Circle’, which to their surprise was greeted by a barrage of rave reviews. Not bad for a band who’d only really been in existence a year, although as Drummer Jack Wrench admits “We’ve been best friends and playing music together since we were all very young, but In Dynamics is only two years old as it took us a while to realise what kind of music we really wanted to create.” Continue Reading