405 Focus: Benjamin Shaw
If a picture really is worth a thousand words, then Benjamin Shaw's 'Fill Me In' feature speaks volumes. It was creative, funny, dark and strangely optimistic - all characteristics of his music and his latest album There’s Always Hope, There’s Always Cabernet.
We caught up with Shaw at Ryan's Bar in Stoke Newington to talk about the album, his inspirations, David Cameron, hope and noise. He also performed 'How To Test The Depth Of A Well'.
If you fancy listening to the interview/session without the visuals, you can do so here:
405 Focus was recorded/edited by Louise and George Nindi.
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Having played in separate bands during their time at NYU, one could call it fate that these Brooklyn natives eventually found their way to each other and formed Milagres. Their sweet, interesting sound has resonated with music fans all over the States and the UK, with many anointing them as one of the breakthrough bands for 2012. [read more]