Interview: Roy Irwin

Interview: Roy Irwin

Wednesday 4th May, 2016 2:24PM

Itís hard to pinpoint Aucklander Roy Irwinís music. Itís part punk, part pop, part shoegaze all put through a lo-fi blender to give Irwin his own distinct sound. Never one to overthink releases, Irwin now has an impressive back catalogue and has routinely released new material over the past few years. Earlier this year, on Valentineís Day, Irwin released his album S.O.D.A. which local label 1:12 Records also pressed to vinyl. Judging by the lyrical content on the record you can hear there is a wry, bitter and dark sense of humour going on in Irwinís brain, but donít let that fool you, the music is uplifting, catchy and will get stuck in your head for days. We chatted to Irwin about S.O.D.A and to see what is actually going on in that brain of hisÖ

Click here to read the interview, and watch the video for 'Demon's Cave' below...

You can catch Roy Irwin's PISS this Saturday 7th May along with Magic Factory, Echo Ohs and more at F Bar in Auckland, head over here for more details.

Photo by Jo Galvin


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