Horizons/Gorwelion 2015: The BBC Maida Vale sessions – Interview with Cut Ribbons

Published on AfterDark (14 January 2016)

AfterDark’s Dean Hodge talks to one of the Horizons/Gorwelion 2015 artists Cut Ribbons about their Horizons year and recording at BBC Maida Vale.

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Turning bittersweet lyrical themes and dense harmonies into soaring synth-pop anthems is what Llanelli indie darlings Cut Ribbons do best. It’s a simple formula that works well for them – one which has resulted in a critically acclaimed debut album, extensive airplay on Welsh radio, growing fan support and a coveted spot on the Horizons 2015 scheme last year.

Last month saw them play three tracks from their inaugural album We Want To Watch Something We Loved Burn at the iconic BBC Maida Vale studio. Following their session, AfterDark’s Dean Hodge talked with them backstage about their song choices, their year with Horizons and their ambitions for 2016. Continue reading