The Quietus

Luke Turner in conversation with Nick Luscombe and Nina Hervé

We invited three excellent guests from three of our most favourite independent outlets to discuss supporting art on the fringes. Luke Turner of The Quietus led a conversation with broadcaster Nick Luscombe (including BBC Radio3's Late Junction) and Nina Hervé of Rough Trade Books.

Recorded at High Cross House in Dartington during the 2019 Sea Change Festival.


Filmed exclusively in partnership with Lush.

Filmed by Paul Newton and Milo Alexander Travers
Edited by Jordan MacRae
Produced by Rupert Morrison, Holly Morrison and Matthew Shaw


Lost Horizons: Simon Raymonde Interview & Triptych Premiere

Lottie Brazier at The Quietus spoke to former Cocteau Twins bassist, founder of Bella Union and now half of Lost Horizons, Simon Raymonde about Triptych, his new film with BAFTA-winning director Kieran Evans. Interview and full premiere today on the Quietus.

Spoiler alert, it's pretty stunning.


Laura Snapes in conversation with Luke Turner and John Doran.

How Not To Run A Music Magazine: Digital Publication The Quietus Has Just Turned Ten... Somehow.

Music writer and editor Laura Snapes will be in Totnes next weekend for Sea Change and will be speaking to tQ founder/editors Luke Turner and John Doran about a decade at the helm of Europe's largest and best fully independent music and culture website.

A story that involves nervous breakdowns, conquering addictions, contemporary mime, a mixtape for Raoul Moat, a falling out with Metallica, stalkers, cheese, tea, toast and the fine art of not leaving a sinking ship.

In Conversation, Saturday 12:30m at the Barrel Hosue Ballroom.  


Solo Variation: Jane Weaver Interviewed

After three decades of work in the margins of UK psych rock and folk, Jane Weaver has risen steadily in prominence over the last four years. Here she explains to Joshua French, why she is setting aside her tried and tested means of touring with a live band for a series of solo Loops In The Secret Society shows this Autumn. With mixtape...

I like heavy music and as a music fan, I like to feel it in my bones
— Jane Weaver

Really fascinating interview with Jane Weaver on The Quietus website this week. 

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Portrait by Andy Votel


Things Learned At: Sea Change Festival

Community power, female anger and proggy dance music: there is a lot to learn and a lot to love at Sea Change Festival in Totnes.
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Lottie Brazier joined us in Totnes this bank holiday for Sea Change and wrote all about it for The Quietus. Read her thoughts on us and the town here

+ A good opportunity to also mention that The Quietus is one of the most important and unique outlets for writing and new music we have. They work tirelessly and it's getting ever harder. Read more and get involved with supporting them here;

A Quietus Hour Radio Special: Nine Songs With Daniel O'Sullivan

Super guest edition of The Quietus radio show with Daniel O'Sullivan. Featuring cuts from Duke Ellington, Liadan, Peter Jefferies, Van Dyke Parks, Lungfish and more. Read more and subscribe to the podcast here.

Daniel O’Sullivan of Grumbling Fur and half our other favourite groups visits Luke Turner for a Quietus Hour celebrating his new solo album, Veld. Tune in for mind expansion.
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