19 Aug 2022
UsernamePassword

Remember Me? | Join | Recover
Click here to sign in via social networking

Jonny Love - Jonny Love Newsletter Interview

09 Nov 2008 // An interview by Shade
What is the best gig/event you have ever performed at, and why?

I played a support slot recently for Newton Faulkner which was great fun. The crowd were along really early so I played to a packed venue and they were very responsive and respectful. It felt like a lot of people were really listening and connecting with the music which was very flattering. Newton afterwards was also an inspiration to watch.

What is your favourite NZ venue?

It'd have to be the St James, there's just something about that place that's just special.

What can we expect to see from Jonny Love over the next year?

Basically touring as much as I can to promote the album and hopefully some overseas ventures to try and get the music known a bit more internationally as well. As this is my debut album I don't really know what to expect myself though!

What other NZ musicians or bands would you like to see more of, and why?

I'd love to see more of Autozamm. They're a great band, really good songwriting, backed up with a fantastic live set.

If you could, what rumour would you start about Jonny Love?

That I'm going to be doing a world tour with Sigur Ros

What advice would you like to give to other aspiring musicians?

Work hard and never forget that you never know who might be in the room listening to you, so always give your all.Believe in what you're singing/playing and try to connect people to your music.
 

About Jonny Love

Crank up the volume!

Jonny Love is back with his sophomore offering COURAGE – and he’s laid down his acoustic guitar and plugged in the electrics. Don’t be fooled by the gentle 36-second instrumental intro. What follows is a blast of raw energy as the Weight of Tomorrow kicks off 12 tracks of soaring, good-time guitar-driven rock and ballsy balladry.

The aptly titled COURAGE marks not only a sonic shift for Love, who established his career in 2008 with his self-titled debut album of warm acoustic indie pop, but also a turning point for him personally as an artist.

Visit the muzic.net.nz Profile for Jonny Love

Releases

Courage
Year: 2011
Type: Album
Jonny Love
Year: 2008
Type: Album

Other Interviews By Shade

n1ghtmar3cat Newsletter Interview
07 Aug 2022 // by Shade
It's one thing to produce music from within two different genres, but it's a completely different thing to master each genre to perfection. One person who has mastered two genres to perfection is Dave Johnston - the hard hitting drummer from one of NZ's most well-known Rock acts, Villainy, also creates  immersive indie-electronica / EDM music as n1ghtmar3cat.
Read More...
Yung Ludd Newsletter Interview
28 Apr 2022 // by Shade
There's been a lot of NZ rappers making their debut in recent times, with Lyttelton's Yung Ludd leading at the fore. Having spent some time in Auckland in his twenties, he was exposed to a lot of the underground hip-hop scene there which proved to be very influential on his sound.
Read More...
Ersha Island Newsletter Interview
30 Mar 2022 // by Shade
How did you become involved in music? Both of us started learning classical music at very young ages and picked up piano at three and five, respectively.
Read More...
Arjuna Oakes Newsletter Interview
24 Mar 2022 // by Shade
Arjuna Oakes is a singer-songwriter and producer based in Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Aotearoa (Wellington, New Zealand). Following the release of his debut EP The Watcher in 2019, Arjuna has released 2020’s Recovery Pt.
Read More...
Daniel Hayles Newsletter Interview
01 Mar 2022 // by Shade
Daniel Hayles is a piano player, producer, Musical Director and teacher living in Wellington, New Zealand. With his brand new album Other Futures recently released on 4 March, he had a few words with Muzic.
Read More...
MNZ Interview: Shihad
20 Dec 2021 // by Shade
“Rupert Murdoch’s got a lot of blood on his hands,” Jon Toogood, Shihad’s front man and lyricist tells me when i start our interview. I’d asked, by way of a reference to the title of the first single Tear Down Those Names, which name would you tear down first?
Read More...
Avya Newsletter Interview
23 Nov 2021 // by Shade
Rising musical talent Avya has released her breakout single, In Love with Broken, after its television debut on TVNZ's Popstars earlier this year.Produced by Joseph Faris (Ezra Vine, Daily J, Julius Black), the song is one of self-realization, telling her personal story of being trapped in a repetitive cycle of wanting to help hurting people, but to her own detriment.
Read More...
OdESSA Newsletter Interview
28 Sep 2021 // by Shade
Your favourite garage funksters are back with a new look, a refined sound and a new track - the first in over 13 years! 2021 has been electrifying for the high energy funk band OdESSA after their show-stealing performances at Garden City Magic, CubaDupa and Newtown Festival.
Read More...
View All Articles By Shade

NZ Top 10 Singles

  • I AIN'T WORRIED
    OneRepublic
  • BAD HABIT
    Steve Lacy
  • BIG CITY LIFE
    Luude And Mattafix
  • DOJA
    Central Cee
  • GLIMPSE OF US
    Joji
  • VEGAS
    Doja Cat
  • GO (GODDARD. REMIX)
    Cat Burns
  • AS IT WAS
    Harry Styles
  • RUNNING UP THAT HILL (A DEAL WITH GOD)
    Kate Bush
  • I LIKE YOU (A HAPPIER SONG)
    Post Malone And Doja Cat
View the Full NZ Top 40...
muzic.net.nz Logo
100% New Zealand Music
All content on this website is copyright to muzic.net.nz and other respective rights holders. Redistribution of any material presented here without permission is prohibited.
Report a ProblemReport A Problem