9 Jul 2019

Get into This interviews Teeth of the Sea's Sam Barton

Ahead of this weekends Deeper Cuts Festival in Liverpool (tickets here: Deeper Cuts) Get into This asks Sam Barton from Teeth of the Sea some questions, it reads:

With Teeth of the Sea set to headline Deeper Cuts Festival Getintothis’ Rick Leach chats to Sam Barton about the immediacy of performing live, getting things just right and being undefinable.

It’s a hot afternoon in early July as I phone Teeth of the Sea’s Sam Barton.

The sun is shining, there’s scarcely a breath of wind and a clear unbroken blue sky lies overhead.

All the windows are open and there’s a fat, lazy bee wandering from flower to flower outside. It’s rather too warm to be doing anything.

Our dog is fast asleep on the floor, exhausted by the heat and having been lulled into a dreamstate by my repeat playing of Teeth of the Sea’s most recent album, 2019’s astonishing Wraith earlier on.

I’ve got the Wimbledon tennis tournament on the television in the background on mute and the incongruity of chatting about Teeth of the Sea’s music which has been described as ‘dystopian,’ ‘science fiction’, ‘dark imaginary Bladerunner-esque soundtracks’ on a typical balmy English summer day is striking at say the least...

Read the rest here: GIT