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Interview: Howling Bells

Interview: Howling Bells

Tuesday 9th September, 2014 2:39PM

A few months ago Howling Bells singer Juanita Stein stitched her heart to her sleeve and braced herself for the release of her band's fourth album, Heartstrings. The 10-track offering is the first full-length album the gothic indie-rock outfit have actually recorded in London since relocating there from Sydney almost 10 years ago. And in that time, Stein has become a mother and says that experience opened up the universe and pushed her to pen truly and deeply personal songs for the first time ever. The record, which recorded in a whirlwind 11 days, not only wears the hallmark of Steins's elegant vocals, but it boasts production from Catherine J. Marks and Alan Moulder, whose collective CV includes working with acts like PJ Harvey, Arctic Monkeys, The Jesus and Mary Chain, Blonde Redhead, Interpol, Foo Fighters, and many, many more. UnderTheRadar spoke with Stein ahead of the band's first New Zealand show since 2006, to have a chat about the new album and see how things have changed since their last visit, and what the future might hold...


Click here to read the full interview with Juanita Stein from Howling Bells.





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