A velvet voice, complemented by a filigree guitar playing, sounding on several albums. Swedish singer Jose González seems to be an artist who cares little about the attention of the general public.
While in Berlin, he explained to Mark Riemann why he was so secretive, admitted how to deal with anger, and reflected on the benefits of self-pity in songs.
Your music has a constant tendency to get lost in the background. Doesn’t such a characteristic hurt the creative ego?
I understand that my musical style is too gentle and soft to attract attention. I cannot keep up with consumer goods on the radio. But I do not think this is bad. It’s about the ratio of “background music” and hit songs. I play for fun. I use music as a Trojan horse and write songs of such a plan that they can be Continue reading
A folk group giving stadium-scale concerts that … never wanted to be like that. Recently, they presented a rock album recorded in the classic traditions of the genre together with Aaron Dessner from The National and producer James Ford.
Mumford & Sons has targeted mass audiences. Will it come out? Of course! Do I need to give someone in the face for this? And then! Daniel Koch asked how all this happens.
With Mumford & Sons now reckoned, that’s for sure. So it was already in our last meeting shortly before the release of their second album “Babel”, which they tested by playing a performance on a baseball court. But now they have their own label and the media that does not specialize in music have turned Continue reading