Music Interviews

Take a bow and rock out

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They break music taboos by reinterpreting classic rock anthems on their cellos, and now they are on their way here to perform at the Malta Arts Festival. Ramona Depares interviews Stjepan Hauser, one-half of the internet sensation that is 2CELLOS. An edited version of this interview was published on The Sunday Times of Malta. In […]

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Aes Dana & Cygna interviewed

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This interview was first published on The Sunday Times. Following a hypnotic experience at Ħaġar Qim two years ago, French DJ, composer and sound engineer Vincent Villius – better known as Aes Dana – is collaborating once again with Mario Sammut (artistically known as Cygna) for a second live performance in Malta. The two artists’ […]

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Coach & Horses gig: Dave Rock’s Slam Poetry

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Tomorrow – Thursday, November 21 – there will be what promises to be an intriguing and truly alternative gig at Coach & Horses, as Dave Rock treats us to his debut gig in Malta. The genre? Slam poetry. What’s that, I hear you say…read on. How do you describe your music and what is slam […]

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The skin I live in

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It’s a sub-culture that attracts more negative reactions than most, but the goth scene in Malta harbours a perhaps unexpectedly gregarious bunch. RENE FARRUGIA (aka DJ HADES), one of the very few local DJs who specialise in the genre, talks about music and misconceptions ahead of his upcoming Halloween event at Coconut. An edited version […]

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Areola Treat’s launch tomorrow…

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Indie darlings The Areola Treat are launching their Radio On E.P, a precursor to their second full-length album, tomorrow (Friday) at Razzett l-Aħmar. Guitarist Adrian Mizzi shares some thoughts about the E.P, with some input from vocalist Lisa Micallef-Grimaud. Featured photo by Javier J Formosa. For more info about the launch, click here. You can […]

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L-iXtruppaw? Jieħdu ħsiebu l-biskuttin…

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Kulħadd b’xortih fid-dinja u l-aħħar vittma tagħna jidher li għaddej tajjeb ferm jiekol il-kirxa (u jixrob il-birra) mal-famuża Glorja Tonna.   Marvin – aka li jħobb ibill Li kieku kont superhero kont tkun… PostMan.   Liema diska tal-iXtruppaw tapplika l-aktar għalik? Il-Biskuttel, għax inħobb inbill.   L-awqa mumenti mill-preparamenti għall-album il-ġdid? L-kafe’ ta’ x’ħin lestejna […]

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Xtruppaw…int taf x’isarrfu

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  Mhux għax kellna xi dubju, iżda issa Dino qalilna ċar u tond…ħadd ma jaf jagħtik jaf jagħtik gost daqs l-iXtruppaw.   Dino – AKA l-Orgażmatron   Li kieku kont superhero kont tkun… Taħlita ta’ banana man, iron man u orgasmo.   Liema diska tal-iXtruppaw tapplika l-aktar għalik? Frutsalad (mill-album il-ġdid). Għax tfakkarni fil-bijċ.   […]

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Xtruppaw u dak li ma jħobbx jidher….

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  Mhux bħar-Rex jew Jeff, lil dan dejjem tarah liebes xi kostum stravaganti a la Captain America. Iżda meta fetaħ qalbu magħna Noel qalilna li jixtieq ma jarah ħadd. Mur ifhmu! Noel Cuschieri – AKA Invisible Man Li kieku kont superhero kont tkun… Intir u nsir inviżibbli…imma naħseb ikolli narmalu xi tip ta’ “force field” […]

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Il-Pornstar tal-iXtruppaw

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    Wara l-ħasla li qala r-Rex mingħand Anġelik il-bieraħ, imiss issa ‘l membru ieħor tal-iXtruppaw sabiex jipprova jiżgiċċa s-sajjetti….   Jeff – AKA il-Pornstar   Li kieku kont superhero kont tkun… MaNafxMan.   Liema diska tal-iXtruppaw tapplika l-aktar għalik? Il-Puberta għax qiegħed fl-eta tal-iżvilupp.   Meta kont żgħir xi xtaqt issir? Pornstar.   Min […]

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Xtruppaw EXPOSED

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Wasal il-lonċ konsert tant mistenni ta’ Xtruppożitorju, fejn is-Sibt 6 ta’ Lulju l-Ixtruppaw mistennija jqażżu l’ankri (ħeqqħimm) mill-Ħabż Antik ta’ Kordin, post li għalkemm min jaf x’ra, żgur li għadu ma jafx x’ġej għalih. Hekk kif toqrob il-ġurnata qed tixxerred l-aħbar li mistennija jagħmlu spexjal eppijerins Gloria Tonna (armata b’bikijni tal-lepard u d-dildow li wirtet […]

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