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Yet whatever anxieties the band feel playing these bigger venues, to Bryce what’s at the core of the band is the bond between them and the connection that their fifteen year history has created. “We spent so many years playing to so few people that we developed a survival instinct and that’s where the core of the band was formed. We’re very lucky - some bands find it difficult translating to that setting but we can enjoy it. It’s not like we’re a different band when we’re playing Glastonbury or playing our own small club show.”

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Yet whatever anxieties the band feel playing these bigger venues, to Bryce what’s at the core of the band is the bond between them and the connection that their fifteen year history has created. “We spent so many years playing to so few people that we developed a survival instinct and that’s where the core of the band was formed. We’re very lucky - some bands find it difficult translating to that setting but we can enjoy it. It’s not like we’re a different band when we’re playing Glastonbury or playing our own small club show.”

Read the rest of the issue here.

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