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Permanent Records

Oct 12, 2018

“There are a lot of things we did early on that hurt us for years. I know it’s not a particularly glamorous thing to talk about but it’s actually the truth”

We talk to James Spence from Brighton (via Nottingham and Sheffield) band Rolo Tomassi about a career that has seen the band release five records before...


Oct 5, 2018

“At the end of the day, no-one really cares about your band as much as the people in it."

In this episode we talk to Kyle Fasel, bassist in Chicago pop-punk band Real Friends. The band are unusual in that they have retained many of the elements of the 'business' side of a band that would normally be farmed out to...


Sep 28, 2018

“You can’t just be like ‘yeah it’s a massive fucking gamble you big idiot. It’s between you and friendly fires - I wonder which one I’m going to give the big gigs to?’”

We talk to Alexei Berrow from Birmingham band Johnny Foreigner about the band's career following a seemingly reverse trajectory, from...


Sep 20, 2018

"I reached a point of feeling like I know who I am, and I know what I'm trying to do and I know what I'm trying to make and I am okay if people don't like it because I found the people that do like and that do need it and it means something to them, and those are the people I'm making it for."

We talk to folk singer...


Sep 14, 2018

We talk to Rory Friers from Northern Irish instrumental band And So I Watch You From Afar about the bands career from early collaborative EPs with other bands from Belfast’s fertile music scene, through their self titled debut, Gangs, All Hail Bright Futures, Heirs and most recent offering The Endless Shimmering.

It...