Interview: Niall Kennedy from And So I Watch You From Afar // Spectrum Culture

Belfast’s best musical export rides on. The exuberant, ridiculous, brilliant And So I Watch You From Afar just released their fifth album The Endless Shimmering to acclaim here on Spectrum Culture and continued their streak as one of math-rock’s most euphoric bands. Guitarists Niall Kennedy and Rory Friers, drummer Chris Wee and bassist Johnny Adger passed a decade as a band in 2015 and haven’t slowed down an inch. The new album flexes some hitherto unseen muscle, but still keeps things as bright and cheery as their old work, creating one of the year’s finest metal experiences.

Full interview via Spectrum Culture.


‘It isn’t about how loud we are but the impact we can make’  // The Irish Times

The irony of having a civilised, if not genteel, discussion with two members of a band that has set the standard for raising the roof of any venue it plays in is not lost on Rory Friers and Chris Wee. These men are the guitarist and drummer with Belfast’s And So I Watch You from Afar, or Asiwyfa, a group that has over the past decade redefined the performative processes of (for want of a better term) post-rock.

Full article via The Irish Times.