5 QUESTIONS with Bruno Merz

5 Questions with Bruno Merz. Guilty pleasure song: I love “We are the People” by Empire of the Sun but I don’t know if that’s a guilty pleasure. It would be funny if I said Bruno Mars right? I’m going to say Abba is a guilty pleasure. Guilty pleasure television show: This is embarrassing and it’s so terrible but it’s fun to watch and it’s brainless fun and glossy, but it’s REVENGE Favorite John Cusack film: HIGH FIDELITY. Your last meal would be: I think I’d have…sorry vegetarians, but I’d probably have roast chicken with sweet potato wedges with some garlic … Continue reading 5 QUESTIONS with Bruno Merz


I discovered Bruno Merz through Soundcloud and fell in love with his song “Into the Air” and then his EP DEPARTING FROM THE CROWDS. So I was completely thrilled when Bruno Merz’s team reached out and asked us to not only review his upcoming release HIGHWAYS, but to also interview him. I had the complete pleasure of sitting down with Bruno Merz via Skype a few weeks ago and speaking with him about people confusing him with Bruno Mars, his illustrating, and his forthcoming album HIGHWAYS that will be released digitally in October and physical copies later in the year. How do you pronounce … Continue reading INTERVIEW: Bruno Merz

5 Questions With: Mat “Cossie” Cosgroves of A Breach of Silence

5 Questions with Mat “Cossie” Cosgroves of A Breach of Silence Guilty pleasure song: Anything Rhys listens to. (laughs) Guilty pleasure television show: The League. Favorite John Cusack film: High Fidelity, but Con Air was rad. Your last meal would be: anything Italian. Do aliens exist? Yes of course they do. We are living proof. Rhys is one. Read Cossie’s entire interview For more A Breach of Silence: Facebook | Twitter | Website BUY LINKS: iTunes | GooglePlay | CD Watch: “Night Rider” | “There Will be Blood” | “Circles” | “Blind” (live) Previous posts on A Breach of Silence Watch the video for “Blind” Continue reading 5 Questions With: Mat “Cossie” Cosgroves of A Breach of Silence

INTERVIEW: A Breach of Silence

16 Clefs was given the extreme joy to sit down guitarist, Mat “Cossie” Cosgrove, of Brisbane’s A Breach of Silence to discuss the band’s upcoming sophomore album The Darkest Road, how to make your band known in Australia, where the idea for their insanely good video “Night Rider” came from and more. Let’s introduce the world to A Breach of Silence We are from Brisbane Australia. There are 5 members. Cossie – Guitars, Blairsy bass/vocals, kerrod – Guitars, Rhys- lead vocals and Stix – Drums. How did A Breach of Silence come together? We formed in 2009 when a bunch of us decided to … Continue reading INTERVIEW: A Breach of Silence

5 QUESTIONS WITH: Simon Findlay of 8 Bit Love

5 Questions With: Simon Findlay of 8 Bit Love Guilty pleasure song: Meat Loaf – “I Would Do Anything For Love” Guilty pleasure television show: The Mighty Boosh Favorite John Cusack film: Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Your last meal would be: Never ending bag of popcorn Do aliens exist? Yes, because that’s why the sun and the moon both look the same size in the sky Need more 8 Bit Love: Bandcamp | Facebook | Soundcloud | Twitter | Youtube | Website and read Simon’s full interview HERE and remember to pick up 8 Bit Love’s “Slummer Time” hitting on May … Continue reading 5 QUESTIONS WITH: Simon Findlay of 8 Bit Love


With their EP “Slummer Time” hitting on May 14th via Hive Mind, we are ecstatic to interview Melbourne, Australia’s 8 Bit Love. This trio of men is one animalistic band and we mean animalistic with love. They exude that crazy excitement and fearlessness that Animal from The Muppets showed every time he was on the screen. One can’t help but be in a better mood after listening to or watching 8 Bit Love. They possess that fun, party charm of Andrew WK and the sound of 80’s British punk like that of The Clash and we want everyone in the Universe to take a moment and … Continue reading INTERVIEW: 8 Bit Love