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Posts tagged with "Andrew Ferris"

Gigging Northern Ireland Features Live At STA

"Smalltown America Announce Series Of Intimate Studio Shows"

Londonderry Sentinel Features Live At STA

“The magic that happens in a studio when the red recording light goes on is indescribable.”

Across The Line Features Smalltown America Special Studio Shows

"Friday Night Mashup, 48hr Music Boot camp, Smalltown America studio shows."

The Ruckus Grabbed STA Founder/Jetplane Landing Front Man For A On Tour Interview

"I caught up with, guitarist/vocalist, Andrew Ferris to discuss the band's time away, how the new record came about, the state of the post-hardcore scene in the UK and how Cahir's hectic schedule affects the band."

The Irish News Interview Andrew Ferris From Jetplane Landing (Part 2)

Brace yourselves: it's time for part two of the Noise Annoys' interview with Jetplane Landing frontman and Smalltown America label founder Andrew Ferris. This week, Mr Ferris talks about his bandmates, recording in Derry and why they can't wait to tour their excellent new LP 'Don't Try'.

The Irish News Interview Andrew Ferris From Jetplane Landing (Part 1)

"This week, the first of a special two part interview with Jetplane Landing pilot Andrew Ferris celebrating the Derry band's belated return to the rock'n'roll fray after six years in hibernation with fourth LP 'Don't Try' and an imminent tour."

Andrew Talks About STA At 10

Andrew talks to the Irish News about the formation of Smalltown America, how he missed out on signing Arctic Monkey's and his aspiration to create a STA prog-rock supergroup...

Andrew Talks to Distorted Tapes about STA At Ten

"I'm not down on it but for every Villagers there are twenty fuckers that sound like him; for every Two Door there are fifty drummers playing that disco beat. It's kinda annoying - but I'm hungover today, so perhaps slightly grumpy!"

ASIWYFA Launch New Northern Irish Music Intiative

Andrew Chats All Things STA With Rocksound.

Public Service Blogcast Episode 50

Future Of The Left To Headline This Ain't No Picnic - Derry Version

Public Service Blogcast Episode 34

Andrew Ferris & Daniel Fawcett on STA and This Ain't No Picnic

"I suspect it involved buckets of both red wine and boundless optimism" - Daniel

The 405 Talk To JPL's Andrew & Jamie About 'Backlash Cop'

"Phil Coulter body-slamming Madonna" - Andrew

The Dying Breath Of An Industry Attempting To Secure Brand Loyalty: JPL Disscusses

"It's a pointless affair, that will be eradicated sooner rather than later."

Two Thousand And Heaven

You thought you'd escaped the unending cycle of retrospectives on the year just departed, right? RIGHT?

Big Cheese Magazine Talks To Andrew About JPL, STA & Other Such Acronyms

"All of us in the band identify with that 'fuck it' mentality - life is much too short. If you're going to go down for making a bad record, you might as well go down fighting. You'll never regret taking a risk."

'Backlash Cop' Song By Song

"Cahir named his solo on this as The Disco Spectre" - Andrew

The Plastic Ashtray Talk To JPL's Andrew About 'Backlash Cop'

"If you get dropped, then try and steal a fax machine or a laptop on the way out of the building" - Andrew

Sound Of Violence Talk To JPL's Andrew & Jamie About 'Backlash Cop'

"If you download our record, love it, can afford to go out and buy it but if you don’t, then you’re an asshole because you’re killing the wrong type of band. Do that to the Artic Monkey’s - they can afford it" - Andrew

AU Magazine 'In The Studio' With Jetplane Landing

'Cahir wanted to to call the album, ‘In Bin Laden’s Mountain’ but we went for ‘Backlash Cop’ in the end.'

Andrew Goes Way Into One For Backlash Magazine

"What the fuck am I? EmoBands'r'Us? "Really appreciate it", I bet you fucking would - you fucking weirdo." - Andrew

Andrew Post-Truck Festival Interview

'If you want to buy new a new car then go see EMI'

Andrew's Backlash Spiel #4

"Art nourishes the soul, not your mailing list demographic" - Andrew

Andrew Ferris A History Of...

What boxes can I tick to make sure I don't get the sack when this record bombs?

Airwaves Back Interview Andrew And Jamie On Public Service Broadcasts And Smalltown America

"It's like making a mix tape for a new girlfriend"

We Want The Airwaves Back Interviews Andrew And Jamie On Jetplane Landing

"Cahir has been working on a very sexy little club track called "Jackhammer"..." - Jamie

Rocksound Interview With Andrew About Smalltown America

"What¹s your main goal with your record label?"... "To have one of our bands on Top of the Pops."

Andrew Talks To Kissing Just For Practise About Jetplane Landing

"This project is one that's meant to make people happy"

Rock Midgets Review 'Once Like A Spark' - 4/5

"You need Jetplane Landing in your life."

This Is Not Revolution Rock. It's Revolutionary.

"Jetplane Landing make us excited."

Solid As A Rock

"For the hour-long set Andrew and Cahir leapt around like lunatics throwing classic old skool rock poses using every inch of The Joiners compact stage"

I Had To Go Down To Reception With A Towel Wrapped Round me

Jetplane Landing start 60-date tour.

I Hate Cahir With All My Heart

Jetplane Landing release new single 'Calculate the Risk'.

Tonight Was A Showcase Of Textbook Rock

Fake DIY Interview With Raife And Andrew On Touring

"We didn’t see what room we checked into because we turned up drunk, then I had to go down to reception with a towel wrapped round me, twice, to ask what room I was staying in. And knocking on some 50 year-old guy’s door and him telling me to fuck off."

An Occassionally Jaw-Dropping Display Of Chundering Oppression

University Term Paper Talks To JPL About Touring And Influences

"If you could work with/could have worked with any musicians who would it be?" ..."Blue, anything that comes out of Duncan's mouth sounds amazing" - Cahir

Branded Music Talk To Andrew And Cahir Of JPL

[Making] Music isn’t a competition. Music is an art. Music isn't about a social climb in order to gain status, it’s about trying to have fun and I think that is forgotten.

Andrew Talks To Crud Magazine About The 'Tour Of Extremities' Tour

We put our music out through STA records but essentially everything that happens is our own doing –that’s a nice feeling. We’re only as big as we want to be.

JPL's Andrew Talks to Rocksound Magazine About The 'Tour Of Extremities' Tour

"We genuinely feel that it's very unfair for people who live in these places like the Isle Of Wight and the Shetland Islands." - Andrew

JPL's Jamie And Andrew Talk To Suicidal Trash Magazine

Jamie and Andrew talk about how they formed, the new record and their views on everything form Pop Idol to the Iraq war...

JPL's Andrew Talks To 'The Event'

"We're so emo, it hurts. I could just cry!" - Andrew

Jetplane Landing Talk To Brain Farm

"I feel sorry for kids today having to listen to such fake, generic bullshit"

Do It Yourself & Do It Now!

Jetplane Landing talk about new guitarist Cahir.

BBC Webteam Interview Andrew

"Raife would have to move over for Mr Grohl on drums, Jamie could be replaced by Geddy Lee and Cahir by Bruce Lee." - Andrew

Organart Interview With Andrew On Jetplane Landing And The Future

"It’s a bit like being in an episode of Big Brother…" - Andrew

Andrew Ferris Interview With Tower Records On JPL Formation And The Future

"My First Record was something crap like "Kick" by INXS" - Andrew

Mr Rossy Webzine Interviews Andrew

"There are loads of songs that make me cry - I cry quite a lot really" - Andrew