Features & Interviews

  1. Bearded Label Love: Forthesakeofthesong

    Bearded Label Love: Forthesakeofthesong

    Having just released one of our favourite albums of the year so far - Lessons In Time's brilliantly poised Swords and Spears - we check in with Forthesakeofthesong's label manager Jenny Nilsson to find out what keeps the heart of this little label beating.

    Posted on Jul 21st, 2010

  2. Buzz Label: Smoky Carrot Records Interview

    Buzz Label: Smoky Carrot Records Interview

    With the upcoming release of the Sunbirds EP creating a tangible wave on the internet, Bearded checks in with the label causing the storm. Chatting to esteemed member of the SC crew Roshan Singh, we find out what makes this indie tick...

    Posted on Jul 6th, 2010

  3. Interview: Wedlock

    Interview: Wedlock

    Coming from an area of the States with a rich music heritage of its own and bringing a love of English electro pop, here is a musical marriage that deserves to last. David Brown talks to Wedlock’s singer, Paul Allgood, about this band of gold.

    Posted on Jun 28th, 2010

  4. Interview: Teddy

    Interview: Teddy

    Bearded catch up with Ghanaian grime producer Teddy and find out about his new record and what the future of grime music will become.

    Posted on Jun 25th, 2010

  5. Slushy Guts

    Free Music and Q&A: Slushy Guts

    When two records drop through your letterbox, both with stunning artwork and gorgeous fuzzy tunes inside, it would be criminal not to find out more. Bearded chats to the man behind Slushy Guts, leaves him paranoid about his acute sense of self, and then walks away with a free track.

    Posted on Jun 23rd, 2010

  6. The Varp

    Interview: The Varp

    Bearded puts The Varp through a thorough interrogation to see what we can extract...

    Posted on Jun 21st, 2010

  7. Basil Kirchin

    RIP Five Years Today: Basil Kirchin. A brief memoir by Jonny Trunk

    On 18 June 2005, one of Britain's most visionary and influential avant-garde musicians left us. Jonny Trunk, the man who brought him to a whole new audience, writes about his relationship with a man crippled by illness, and given a new lease of life 30 years after the public had forgotten him.

    Posted on Jun 18th, 2010

  8. Thee Oh Sees

    Interview: John Dwyer from Thee Oh Sees

    Thee Oh Sees' new record Warm Slime is outstanding, but Bearded editor and über Oh Sees fan Gareth Main doesn't use his interview time with John Dwyer to talk about it. Instead he chatted to his musical hero about the Channel Tunnel, marijuana legislation and the flute, here's the transcript

    Posted on Jun 14th, 2010

  9. Drum Eyes

    Introducing: Drum Eyes

    Whisper it quietly, but we at Bearded think Drum Eyes are about to unleash the best debut of 2010, possibly of the decade. We caught up with Shige Ishihara (AKA DJ Scotch Egg) to ask about his influences

    Posted on Jun 11th, 2010

  10. Super Adventure Club

    Interview: Armellodie Records

    "...a tiny wee rock co-operative, label, stable, collective, whatever, based in but not exclusive to Glasgow, Scotland. D.I.Y with a bit of pride, that's what it's all about..."

    Posted on Jun 11th, 2010

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