Every Monday we will be bringing you interviews with unsigned UK or Ireland artists for Independent Music Monday. Recently we caught up with unsigned Glasgow based singer Emme Woods to find out more…
Where are you from and how did you first get into music?
I'm from a place called Clackmannanshire, it's pretty small and not that fab. I don't really know, I kinda just fell into music. None of my family play or even like music that much but it's the only thing I wanted to do. I got into it in my last year or two of high school so haven't been doing it all too long.
Who were your musical influences when you were growing up and who are your influences now?
Brian Wilson is my absolute hero. He's unreal. I played Kendal Calling on the same line up as him and met Al Jardine and some of the band, it was wild. Then I had a panic attack during his set. lol.
How would you describe your sound?
The quality of a fine wine but the satisfaction of a late night kebab.
What is your latest release called and what was the influence behind it?
I released a new single recently. It's called it's ma party. I wrote it with a super talented musician Barrie James O'Neill. it's ma party, yer not invited.
What’s your local music scene like?
It's actually filled with so much talent. Glasgow is thriving with some real cool, real fab people.
What do you have planned for the next 12 months? Any albums or festivals?
I plan on releasing my record and film. It's been a long time coming so I'm very excited to set it free to the world. You can find out all the details on my socials.
Is there anyone you’d love to collaborate with?
I mean, obviously Brian Wilson because the end. Angel Olsen or Courtney Barnett would be a treat also.
Any funny stories surrounding your live performances?
I played a festival in Pitlochry and got super drunk and sleep walked into someone else's room. Drunk sleep walking seems to be becoming a habit. I tried to get into bed between the couple, who were maybe in their 50s\60s but they ended up putting me to bed in the bed next to them. I played Eden Festival last week and someone shouted across the field 'Emme Eemme, you slept in my bed'. It was the couple from Pitlochry and it was a real treat to meet them sober and thank them for their hospitality.
What is the one thing that you want readers to know about you?
I guess I'm quite excited for my record and film release so everyone should get buzzin too.