‘People call our harmonies mediaeval, strange inversions that aren’t normal’

‘People call our harmonies mediaeval, strange inversions that aren’t normal’

Tipped as one of London’s hottest new acts, The Smoke Fairies play Germany this week. Arsalan Mohammad spoke to band member Katherine Blamire about playing live, formative influences, New Orleans and burgers.

As the Wall fell: ‘We were looking for cracks in the façade’

As the Wall fell: ‘We were looking for cracks in the façade’

The Left’s Sevim Dağdelen: ‘My origins don’t define my political beliefs’

The Left’s Sevim Dağdelen: ‘My origins don’t define my political beliefs’

The FDP’s Serkan Tören: ‘I didn’t want to leave the choices to others’

The FDP’s Serkan Tören: ‘I didn’t want to leave the choices to others’

SPD’s Ravindra Gujjula: ‘You have to be better than Germans’

SPD’s Ravindra Gujjula: ‘You have to be better than Germans’

CDU’s Kees de Vries: ‘Integration is not only a problem for immigrants’

CDU’s Kees de Vries: ‘Integration is not only a problem for immigrants’