"After ten minutes I need to snap out of it or it gets a little dangerous..." - DiS meets Josh T. Pearson
Even to those who maybe haven’t lost their hearts to his remarkable solo record, it’s unquestionably warming to see the growing adulation that Josh T. Pearson has received this year from all corners of the music scene; both those aware of his work with Lift to Experience and those discovering him for the first time. From gigging in small Berlin backstreet bars over the last two years, he finds himself headlining London’s Barbican Centre tonight (26th November) at the climax of a relentless year of touring and promoting the album around Europe. David Edwards follows up his 10/10 review of 'Last of the Country Gentleman' by interviewing Josh about his remarkable, yet often perplexing year.»
As part of our 10-week “DiS is 10!” celebration, we’ve asked 50 of our favourite people to tell us about one of their favourite albums of the past 10 years (please note: this is not a best or "top" list but personal selections). Here, DiS contributor and messageboard regular Jordan Dowling shares his choice...»
DiS's Jordan Dowling catches up with the reclusive former Lift To Experience man while he tours with 65daysofstatic.
Today is special for two reasons. Firstly, it marks the first time I've been rained on whilst inside a bus. Secondly, it marks the first time in around five years that Josh T Pearson has agreed to do an interview...»
This weekend, Butlins in Minehead will be overrun by indie-rock sorts, all wearing bizarre band tees and badges and beards and fidgeting with digital cameras and LPs and wondering what Joanna Newsom sees in Bill Callahan and whether or not Nick Cave is some sort of god or something and what Warren Ellis hides in all that facial hair and deciding if three bottles of blow-your-head-off red for a tenner is a good deal or if the morning will be awful because of it and quite why the sun has decided to hide for three straight days... Some bands will play, too...»