Communion Presents on Radio X Podcast

Communion Presents on Radio X Podcast

By Radio X

Listen to Communion Presents on Radio X each and every Sunday night from 10pm. This is a bitesize podcast from the guest artist on the show each week. Communion is a record label, publisher and live promotor setup by Ben Lovett of Mumford and Sons, Kev Jones of Bear's Den and producer Ian Grimble. * Songs have been shortened for rights reasons.


EP187: Jake Germain

Coming from Leeds, Communion only had to hear a couple of Jake Germain's tracks to know they had to work with him. Maz caught up with Jake to learn more about his story.
27/05/198m 21s

EP188: James Bay

James Bay is back with a brand new EP which shows again why he's one of the finest British songwriters producing music. Ahead of a sold-out show in London, Maz chatted to James back stage.
27/05/196m 17s

EP186: Rhys Lewis

With a new EP out and an album not too far off Maz caught up with Rhys Lewis to talk music, what's behind his songs and more.
20/05/198m 4s

EP185: Bastille

Bastille are back. Arguably one of the biggest UK bands of the past few years, they've taken to writing their new album around the concept of a night passing and as usual it contains massive anthems.
13/05/197m 18s

EP184: The Amazons

Reading's Amazons are making a quick return with their second album already recorded and set to be released. Maz caught up with Matt and Chris to hear why they're back so soon and what inspired their new music.
13/05/198m 13s

EP182: Rosie Carney

Rosie Carney is a 22 year old singer/songwriter originally from Hampshire, currently in Downings co Donegal. She's made some glories songs on her new record.
06/05/197m 14s


SYML is the solo venture of Brian Fennell, he's just released his solo debut and came to talk Maz through it.
06/05/197m 21s

EP181: Sea Girls

One of Radio X's Great X-Pectations for 2019 we've been fans of Sea Girls for a while. With news songs, big tours and more in the next 12 months it felt only right to get them into the studio.
29/04/196m 16s

EP180: Kevin Garrett

Loved and adored by fellow artists, it's not often American singer song writer makes it to the UK. With that in mind Maz spoke to Kevin backstage ahead of his most recent London gig.
29/04/197m 10s

EP179: Luke Sital-Singh

He decamped to LA but has been bouncing around the world in support of his new record A Golden State which included a stop to speak to Maz. Communion's guest this episode is Luke Sital-Singh.
22/04/197m 55s

EP178: Eloise

After covering Bruno Major and then that cover being spotted by him, Eloise has released a couple of tracks, toured supporting Bruno and lined up headline dates and festival appearances for 2019.
15/04/197m 20s

EP177: Julia Jacklin

Her new album Crushing is a beauty, another fine Australian export Julia Jacklin came in to talk to Maz about it.
08/04/198m 32s

EP176: Gang Of Youths

Foo Fighters wanted to hang out with this band on every night of their US tour. Gang Of Youths join Maz to discuss the bands rise over the last year.
01/04/197m 59s

EP175: Banfi

Communion favourites Banfi release the latest in their run of EPs and the plans for a full album.
25/03/197m 28s

EP175: Mag Mac

There is so much good music coming from Australia at the moment and that includes the brilliant Meg Mac. After a short run of European shows and ahead of the release of her second album, Maz caught up with Meg to see where she's been for the past 3 years since she was last on the show.
25/03/196m 44s

EP174: Honeyblood

Honeyblood is now Stina Tweeddale striking out on her own. With a new record and one of their famous non-stop tours she spoke about that and much much more with Maz.
18/03/196m 42s

EP173: Bear's Den

A new album on the horizon, their first in 3 years, Maz had a very warm welcome ready for Bear's Den back in the studio.
11/03/197m 4s

EP172: JS Ondara

He heard Bob Dylan growing up in Nairobi and decided he wanted to be a musician. He took himself to American, taught himself guitar and this is the story of JS Ondara.
04/03/197m 22s

EP171: Maggie Rogers

Ahead of her biggest headline show to-date, Maz caught up with Maggie Rogers backstage at Brixton Academy to find out how life was after the release of her debut album and touring across the world.
25/02/197m 18s

EP170: Celeste

She's a brand new artist we think you'll love. She's called Celeste.
25/02/198m 4s

EP169: Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Benjamin Francis Leftwich is on album number 3, signed to the brilliant Dirty Hit, home to the likes of The 1975 and Wolf Alice and looks set for a busy 2019.
18/02/197m 47s

EP168: Talos

Talos is the project of Eoin French, his debut record was recorded in Dublin and is a thing of beauty.
11/02/197m 45s

EP167: Apre

It's been a big 6 months for Apre since they last came onto Communion Presents, an EP, more tours and a place on Radio X's Great X-Pectations for 2019.
11/02/198m 30s

EP165: Jim James

My Morning Jacket frontman Jim James has released a brace of new records. On a short UK tour he came in not just for a chat in the studio but a quick acoustic performance.
04/02/198m 33s

EP166: Matt Corby

With a beautiful second record under his belt and a sold-out European tour including some spellbinding UK dates, Matt Corby told us about his highlights of the past 12 months and what's to come in 2019.
04/02/197m 54s

EP164: Adam French

With some beautiful songs already out as singles and EP Adam French now has his debut album ready to go.
28/01/196m 36s

EP163: Sam Fender

Brits Critics Choice winner for 2019 and man of the moment caught up with Maz about receiving that award, touring some of his biggest venues yet and his forthcoming debut album.
21/01/197m 42s

EP162: Lucy Rose

2019 sees the return of Lucy Rose with what is her best album yet,
14/01/197m 45s

EP161: Jade Bird

The final guest on Communion Presents is Jade Bird, someone who has had an amazing 2018 and looks set for a stellar 2019 which the release of her debut album.
17/12/187m 46s

EP160: Gregory Alan Isakov

His gorgeous new album 'Evening Machines' is an album that reveals its self at a gentle pace and ponders over events. Maz caught up with him about this, his recent European tour and when we can see him next.
10/12/187m 29s

EP159: Beans on Toast

Communion's brilliant friend and all round legend Beans on Toast stepped into the studio for a long overdue catchup with Maz.
03/12/188m 5s

EP157: Nadine Shah

Nominated for a Mercury prize with her third album Holiday Destination, Nadine Shah isn't an artist to shy away from tackling tough topics within her music.
26/11/187m 37s

EP158: Allan Rayman

Dubbed by some as the most mysterious man in music Allan Rayman has released another stand out record in yet another shift of direction.
26/11/187m 37s

EP156: Billie Marten

Billie Marten released her stunning debut album a couple of years ago and now she's back with new music.
19/11/188m 12s

EP155: Free Money

New boys on the block Free Money came into the Radio X studio for the latest chat on Communion Presents.
12/11/186m 51s

EP154: Valley Maker

Austin Crane aka Valley Maker released his second album last month and combines the themes of his PhD studies with his songwriting.
05/11/187m 10s

EP153: Melahia

Writing since she was 12, signed when she was 13, Melahia has just released a new EP ahead of her full debut album in 2019.
29/10/188m 26s

EP152: Joseph J. Jones

Former boxer, now a singer equipped with one of the biggest and best voices in the scene currently Joesph J. Jones is part of the Communion family. He's splitting his first record into two, Maz asked him about the theory behind that a much more on the week's Communion Presents.
21/10/188m 9s

EP151: Dean Lewis

It's been a year since Dean Lewis was last on the show, since then he's become the most Shamazed Australian artist ever, smashing streaming numbers on Spotify and sold out shows in the US, UK and beyond.
14/10/187m 42s

EP149: Cleopatrick

Bursting out of Canada Cleopatrick are a duo who make big riffs.
07/10/186m 46s

EP150: Ziggy Alberts

A new star out of Australia, Ziggy Albert channels Ben Howard vibes in his own way creating beautiful melodies and sing a-long choruses.
07/10/187m 58s

EP148: Tom Misch

With an Instagram bio that reads "Real Good S**t Curated By Me" we needed to have Tom Misch on the show for a we did.
30/09/187m 43s

EP147: Liza Anne

The amazing Lisa Anne was in the UK for a Communion live show which was all the excuse we needed to get her in the studio to hear about her new EP and future plans.
30/09/187m 50s

EP145: Mumford & Sons

Mumford & Sons are back! They announced their new record Delta, a HUGE tour and dropped a new single. Ted and Ben had a fun chat with Maz.
23/09/186m 35s

EP144: The Kooks

The Kooks made their return after four years with a brand new album, Let's Go Sunshine, and Luke told Maz about the recording, where they've been and what they've got ahead of themselves.
23/09/187m 55s

EP146: Gretta Ray

Australian singer songwriter Gretta Ray has been making waves on Triple J and had begun to make waves in the UK. She came to talk to Maz about how she got here.
23/09/188m 8s

EP143: Soccer Mommy

Sophie Allison, better known by her stage name Soccer Mommy, is an American singer-songwriter and musician from Nashville, Tennessee. She made her first few records whilst at College in New York and soon dropped out to follow the path she was carving out.
16/09/188m 22s

EP142: Pale Waves

With their debut album release just around the corner, the brilliant Pale Waves chatted to Maz about it's creation, their history and when we can expect album number 2.
09/09/186m 39s

EP141: Eliza and the Bear

Eliza and the Bear are back in 2018 with brand new music and tour dates.
02/09/187m 32s

EP140: Aaron Taylor

The soulful Aaron Taylor joined Maz in the studio this episode to talk about his brand new EP.
26/08/186m 18s

EP139: Apre

They met whilst at chess club and now they've released an EP, supported big names on tour and are releasing new music now. Apre chat to Maz.
19/08/186m 53s

EP137: Maisie Peters

Young singer-songwriter Maisie Peters has released just a few records but has seen huge numbers on streams and YouTube as well as previous support on Communion. She came into the studio to talk to Maz about her journey so far.
12/08/186m 52s

EP138: Big Red Machine (Aaron Dessner / Justin Vernon)

The National's Aaron Dessner and Justin Vernon (Bon Iver and more) have teamed up to collaborate on a new project, Big Red Machine. Aaron spoke to Maz about how it came about and the larger 'PEOPLE' project they're involved with.
12/08/186m 38s

EP136: Lily Moore

Lily Moore is full of soul, she's supported James Bay, Tom Grennan and more before striking out on her own tour later in 2018.
05/08/186m 23s

EP135: Picture This

Irish megastars Picture This are recording their second album in New York, Maz caught up with them on the phone to see how they're getting on.
29/07/186m 17s

EP134: Novo Amor

Novo Amor make stunning songs and impactful videos. Maz chats to Ali about his long awaited debut album and touring in an environmentally friendly way.
22/07/186m 48s

EP133: Lewis Capaldi

One track caused an avalanche of interest and Lewis Capaldi has captured that to grow a massive live following and released more amazing songs ahead of his debut album.
15/07/187m 1s

EP132: Sea Girls

One of the break out bands of 2018 Sea Girls have already cemented themselves on the live circuit with sold old tours and with 3 EPs under their belt a full album follows in 2019.
08/07/186m 30s

EP131: Angie McMahon

Another breakout start from Australia, Angie came in at 33 on Triple J's Hottest 100 and wowed crowds at Communion'S Bushstock Festival.
01/07/187m 55s

EP130: Another Sky

Another Sky are a band Communion are very very excited about so Maz caught up with them before they played Citadel Festival as part of a special show on Radio X.
24/06/186m 50s

EP129: Honne

As part of a Citadel Festival special, Maz's guests in the studio were one of the buzz bands of the festival lineup and streaming kings, Honne.
24/06/187m 27s

EP127: Maggie Rogers

Maz chatted with Maggie Rogers ahead of her performance supporting Haim & spoke about the touring life.
16/06/185m 8s

EP128: Ben Howard

Maz caught up with Ben Howard ahead of his sell out show at the Hammersmith Apollo.
16/06/1810m 59s

EP125: Albin Lee Meldau

Swedish sing songwriter Albin Lee Meldau has been quietly bubbling away for a while now. With his debut release now in the world he told Maz about his journey so far.
10/06/186m 9s

EP126: Jungle

With new music around the corner, teased by a couple of singles, Tom from the band to give Maz a heads up on their plans.
10/06/186m 19s

EP124: Favela

UK singer / producer began his debut record whilst still at University. Made in a number of bedrooms the record is just out and is for fans of Bon Iver and more.
03/06/186m 20s

EP123: Tamino

The newest member to the Communion records family, Tamino is bursting out of Belgium and his latest EP features Radiohead's Colin Greenwood. Maz gets the lowdown on that and more.
27/05/186m 22s

EP121: Ray LaMontagne

His 7th studio album 'Part Of The Light' is just out. He's a man who doesn't give that many interviews so this is a rare chat with the amazing Ray LaMontagne.
20/05/186m 15s

EP122: Dizzy

Canadian's DIzzy were one of the buzz bands at SXSW 2018 with their dream like indie pop. Communion snapped them up so Maz caught up with them to hear about their journey so far.
20/05/186m 38s

EP120: Cub Sport

Australian Cub Sport have a long history with Communion. Maz went into that and more on this week's show.
13/05/187m 52s

EP119: Marcus Haney and Ben Lovett

Communion co-founder and Mumford and Son Ben Lovett presented the show this week in Maz's absence and had on our first ever non-musical guest. Marcus Haney made his name jumping the fence at festivals to photograph his favourite bands...he's now a photographer and videographer in-demand. He told Ben about his journey.
06/05/187m 34s

EP118: Stereo Honey

Ahead of what is set to be a massive 2018 with new music, a tone of tour dates and no doubt flocks of new fans Stereo Honey told Maz about their grand ambitions of the next 12 months and how it all began.
29/04/187m 7s

EP117: Aquilo

Tom and Ben form Aquilo and have been making beautiful ambient music since 2013. They're second full length album ii is released May 4th.
22/04/186m 16s

EP116: Leon Bridges

With a voice that could melt butter he's already been compared some of the soul greats in music. Leon Bridges returns will album number two in May and it seems him take his soul stylings in another exciting direction.
15/04/187m 21s

EP115: The Howl & The Hum

Emerging from York's burgeoning music scene the Howl & the Hum have been quietly going about built their fanbase with rich, deep songs. With more single on the horizon and an expanding tour schedule they told Maz about their history and future plans.
08/04/186m 19s

EP114: Gengahr

One of the bright lights of the British indie scene Gengahr are back with their second album. Felix from the band popped into the studio to tell Maz about the making of it and more.
01/04/186m 26s

EP113: Phoebe Bridgers

Her debut album has been a slow burn that people can now not stop talking about. From working with Ryan Adams to supporting Bon Iver Phoebe Bridgers paid Maz a studio visit.
25/03/186m 31s

EP112: Noah Gundersen

With the release of his third album, White Noise, Noah Gundersen has taken a huge step forward in his sound. Whilst on a whistle stop tour of the UK he made time to catch up with Maz.
19/03/186m 40s

EP111: Superorganism

One of the most buzzed bands at the moment, Superorganism gave Maz the lowdown on their history, style and debut record.
12/03/185m 51s

EP110: Typhoon

It's taken 5 years but Maz finally got Portland 12 piece into the studio.
05/03/186m 56s

EP109: Nathaniel Rateliff and The Nightsweats

With a new record around the corner, Maz caught up with his long-time friend Nathaniel Rateliff before his gig at London's Omeara.
26/02/186m 16s

EP108: Dermot Kennedy

He's sold out his headline UK tour, he's off to American and Australia, his EP is getting great write ups. Maz caught up with Dermot Kennedy on this edition of the podcast.
19/02/187m 35s

EP106: Peace

They're back with their third album, and new single 'Power' is a stormer. Harry and Sam came in to say hello to Maz.
12/02/186m 29s

EP107: James Bay

After taking the world by storm with his debut record, James Bay is back. He's grown and evolved, the new music is a step forward and aside from that he also gave Maz the lowdown on the 5 a-side game.
12/02/186m 35s

EP105: The Lone Bellow

The Lone Bellow hail from New York and released their latest record in 2017. Whilst in the UK on tour they stop by for a chat with Maz.
05/02/186m 38s

EP104: Elle Watson

Signed when she was 16 and working on music ever since Elle Watson is breaking out with her dark RnB.
29/01/186m 43s

EP103: George Ezra

After breaking out with his debut record George Ezra returns in March with a brand new album and a tour across 2018. Speaking to Maz he spoke about writing the new album and his own Dad covering his songs.
22/01/187m 12s

EP102: Freya Ridings

Freya Ridings has built a big following online and via streaming after only a couple of single releases so far. 2018 looks to be a big year as she releases her debut record, has her first US headline dates and her own UK tour.
15/01/186m 35s

EP101: Beans on Toast

The final guest on Communion this year is Beans on Toast. he's just released his ninth album so caught up with Maz on that and about all their shared past experiences.
18/12/176m 46s

EP100: Nick Murphy FKA Chet Faker

The musical enigma and one man machine Nick Murphy rounded off 2017 with a sold out show at London's Troxy. Maz caught him back stage before the show to discuss his EP release and album plans.
11/12/176m 20s

EP99: Stella Donnolly

Stella Donnolly ' won' Australia's Big Sound festival earlier this year and has just released her debut EP.
04/12/1713m 47s

EP98: Adam French

Singer song writer Adam French came by the studio to talk new music with Maz including a stunning cover of The Walkmen's The Rat
04/12/176m 51s

EP97: Novo Amour and Ed Tullett

They've produce one of the most gentle and beautiful records of 2017 on this collaborative project. Novo Amour and Ed Tullett told Maz how it came to be.
27/11/176m 40s

EP96: Flyte

After releasing their debut album earlier in 2017 and performing a huge number of support slots as well as being on their own UK tour Flyte caught up with Maz about the past 12 months and what's in their diary for next summer.
20/11/176m 16s

EP95: Allan Rayman

It's hard to pin down Allan Rayman's sound or audience. Maz spoke to him about that and more on this week's Communion Presents.
13/11/177m 7s

EP94: The Teskey Brothers

Smooth soul and blues straight from Australia, The Teskey Brothers hit the UK and Europe for their first tour. Whilst hear Maz spoke to them about making one of the most relaxing, deep records of 2017.
06/11/177m 20s

EP93: Jade Bird

Jade Bird's debut EP Something American has gotten people talking on both sides of the pond and it's easy to see why. After a few sold-out London shows she came in and caught up with Maz.
30/10/176m 45s

EP91: Gang Of Youths

Huge in Australia with a plethora of ARIA nominations and now breaking out in the UK and Europe, Dave from Gang Of Youth spoke to Maz about his upbringing, song writing and why he loves The Cult.
22/10/176m 36s

EP92: Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice scored a number two album with their second release which cemented them as one of the big hopes of UK music. Hear them Ellie and Theo talk to Maz about writing, prepping for their biggest UK date and more.
22/10/176m 40s

EP90: Sam Fender

Bursting out of the North East this year Sam Fender is making a name for himself with big explosive songs and a live act to match.
15/10/171h 42m

EP89: Josh Ritter

Possible the most prolific song-writer we've had guest on the show, Josh Ritter opened up about his 9th record.
08/10/176m 21s

EP88: Dean Lewis

Australian singer song writer has been getting huge numbers on Spotify and his songs has featured in some huge American TV shows. Communion gave him his debut UK radio play so he came in to talk about that and when we can expect a full album.
01/10/176m 28s

EP87: Vance Joy

Arguably now a global superstar after the success of his debut album and the stellar single 'Riptide', Vance Joy is back with new music.
24/09/177m 13s

EP86: Bruno Major

Can one man release a song a month for 12 months? Bruno Major is trying and he came into the Radio X studio to tell Maz why he's doing it.
17/09/177m 43s

EP85: Ben Lovett and John Kennedy

Ben Lovett, Mumford and Sons member and Communion co-founder took the helm of the show this week as Maz was in Australia hunting down new music as Big Sound Festival. Ben chose to interview Radio X's own John Kennedy. A champion of new music for over 20 years and a man Ben grew up listening to.
10/09/1710m 58s

EP84: Susanne Sundfor

Susanne Sundfør, Norwegian and global superstar gave Maz the lowdown on her new record 'Music for People in Trouble'.
03/09/177m 20s

EP83: Mirror Fury

Mirror Fury wowed at Communion Bushstock this Summer and have gone on to earn more fans across their UK festival appearences. With their EP out, a UK tour on the horizon and an album in the pipeline, Maz caught up with singer and song writer Carina.
27/08/176m 38s

EP82: Boo Seeka

Another Communion Presents, another cracking band from Australia this time in the shape of Boo Seeka.
20/08/176m 35s

EP81: Amy Shark

She shot into the top 2 of Triple J's world famous top 100 last year and has been making a name for herself across the globe since. Amy Shark's debut EP has just come out and whilst she was on a whilst stop tour of London she came in for a chat with Maz.
13/08/176m 34s

EP80: Rae Morris

With her second album right around the corner, Rae Morris, who Communion have championed since day one, came into the studio to tell us about its inception and touring plans for the rest of the year.
06/08/177m 15s

EP79: Fyfe

Maz chats to self-confessed number one fan of Favela, Fyfe about the world of collaborations
30/07/178m 4s

EP78: Kiah Victoria

Having just completely smashed it at Afro Punk, Kiah Victoria and her soulful voice are set to make huge waves.
23/07/177m 12s

EP77: Colouring

Fresh from supporting The 1975 on their US tour, Colouring look set for a big 2017.
16/07/177m 56s

EP76: Nick Mulvey

The supremely talented Nick Mulvey is back with a new record and tour on the horizon.
09/07/177m 11s

EP75: Tash Sultana

She's going massive in Australia and is making waves in the UK too. Maz went to her soundcheck before her two night sold-out London Scala show for a chat.
02/07/176m 8s

EP74: The War On Drugs

The War On Drugs create beautiful dreamy indie guitar songs and continue to do so on their forthcoming new album 'A Deeper Understanding'. Front man and primary song writer Adam Granduciel brought Maz up to speed on that new record and European tour plans for later in 2017.
25/06/176m 41s

EP73: London Grammar

After bursting onto the scene in 2013 London Grammar recently released their second album, 'Truth Is A Beautiful Thing'. With a Summer of festivals ahead both in the UK and internationally Hannah, Dan and Dom spoke to Maz about it all.
18/06/176m 41s

EP72: Honeyblood

One of the most exciting duos to come out of Scotland in sometime Honeyblood have enjoyed success with their second record and a string of Uk tours.
11/06/176m 23s

EP71: Lucy Rose

She's been part of the Communion family for a while but it's now official as Communion release Lucy's new record. She spoke to Maz about that and fan chosen gigs on this week's show.
04/06/178m 0s

EP70: Isaac Gracie

2017 looks like it will be a massive year for Isaac Gracie with an EP and full album to come. He's been making crowds flock to his live shows and have been drawing rave reviews.
28/05/177m 9s

EP69: Blaenavon

Blaenavon is not just a town in south eastern Wales, it is also the name of a band with three boys with a story to tell, one of which is Ben who you can hear on this week's podcast.
21/05/177m 25s

EP68: Jordan Mackampa

He's only released a handful of songs and played a tiny amount of shows but everyone is already in love with Jordan Mackampa including us here at Communion. Ahead of his first EP release when caught up with his journey so far.
14/05/177m 13s

EP67: The Big Moon

This band got their first ever radio play on the show almost 4 years ago but we've yet to enjoy their company in the studio. That all changed this week as The Big Moon stopped by to talk debut records, touring and being their own support band.
07/05/176m 51s

EP66: Nick Hakim

The man who is possibly making the great soul music in the world right now, New Yorker Nick Hakim came to visit Maz on Communion Presents again after a two year absence.
30/04/176m 27s

EP65: Outlya

They're just off tour with Frances and are gearing up to record their debut record. Outlya told Maz about their hopes for the next 12 months.
23/04/178m 1s

EP64: Picture This

It's been a massive 18 months for Irish band Picture This. Selling out to thousands back home and in the UK, Maz caught up with them about the whirlwind start to the band.
16/04/176m 32s

EP63: Leif Vollebekk

Leif Vollebekk is a Canadian singer-songwriter, based in Montreal. He's a firm favourite in the Communion office with his Bon Iver tinged songs, his new album Twin Solitude is out now and he came in to tell Maz all about it.
09/04/177m 32s

EP62: Ten Tonnes

Ten Tonnes aka Ethan Barnett has burst onto the scene over the past 12 months and with his new EP 'Born To Lose' on the horizon he's only going to get bigger and better.
02/04/176m 21s

EP61: Matt Maltese

Championed by The Maccabees and more, 2017 looks like it will be a bit year for Matt Maltese. Will a new EP on the way he talked Maz through it.
26/03/176m 25s

EP60: Sylvan Esso

The amazing duo Sylvan Esso who have produced what will be one of your favourite albums of 2017 stopped by Radio X to talk through it's making and what they've been doing since they last came in and caught up with Maz.
20/03/177m 2s

EP59: Johnny Flynn

Song writer, actor and general great man Johnny Flynn was Maz's guest on Communion Presents this week.
13/03/176m 39s

EP58: The Amazons

Probably the hottest UK guitar band of the moment (and rightly so) Matt from The Amazons came in to the Radio X studio to tell Maz all about plans for their forth coming debut album, touring tales and what it feels like to be making music you love.
06/03/176m 53s

EP58: Maggie Rogers

She's making waves the world over with her debut EP. She's sold out a whole host of American and European live dates including two in London. Night one in London left her breathless, Maz had a very quick chat with Maggie ahead of night two to see how she was taking it all in.
06/03/171m 34s

EP57: Lisa Mitchell

Australian singer songwriter Lisa Mitchell was in Europe for some shows to support her forthcoming new album.
27/02/176m 24s


A few singles but lots of love already for FOURS. They game Maz their plans for 2017.
20/02/177m 0s

EP55: Dustin Tebbutt

Australian artist Dustin Tebbutt stopped by to catch up with Maz face to face after years as purely Skype friends.
06/02/176m 59s

EP54: The Beach

The Beach has long been on the Communion playlist and with the release of his new single it seemed a perfect time to have a catch up again to hear more about his new music and 2017 plans.
30/01/176m 34s

EP53: Charlie Cunningham

With 3 EPs under his belt Charlie Cunningham is on the cusp on releasing his debut album. A firm favourite of Communion he's set for big things in 2017.
23/01/175m 50s

EP52: Klangstof

Klangstof create huge amazing soundscape style tracks and they've been getting plenty of buzz across the world including here in the UK so Maz got Koen from the band in for a chat.
16/01/176m 41s

EP51: Tender Central

Maz's first guest of 2017 is Tender Central aka India Bourne. India is a long time member of Ben Howard's band and a long time friend of Communion.
08/01/176m 38s

EP50: Benjamin Francis Leftwich

Singer songwriter Benjamin Francis Leftwich returned this year with his sensational second album. He came in to talk about the gap between his records and what 2017 has in his diary,
19/12/167m 20s

EP49: Palace

The absolutely majestic Palace spoke to Maz on this week's show about their new record and more.
12/12/168m 4s

EP48: Banfi

Recently added to the Communion stable, Banfi have begun turning heads and getting some big praise. They caught up with Maz to give him a lowdown on how they came to be and where they want to be heading.
05/12/166m 16s

EP47: Amber Run

Ahead of their new 2017 album 'For A Moment I Was Lost' Maz caught up Amber Run to talk through what has been a difficult 2016 but future positive plans.
28/11/166m 42s

EP46: Foreign Fields

A band Maz adores, Foreign Fields stopped by to take him through the gap between their debut and second record, live plans and introduce a track they love.
21/11/166m 12s

EP45: Maggie Rogers

She blew Pharrell Williams away with a rough demo of her track 'Alaska' and she's been blowing us away too. Maggie Rogers gave her first UK radio interview to Maz this week when she came into Communion Presents.
14/11/166m 13s

EP44: Warpaint

One of Maz's favourites, Warpaint, have not long released their new record. They stopped by the Radio X studios to tell him all about it.
07/11/165m 50s

EP43: Billie Martin

At just 17 years old Billie Martin is already creating a huge buzz whilst gently growing live crowds with each and every gig. Her debut album has just been released and we were more than happy for her to come into the studio and chat about it.
31/10/166m 8s

EP42: Dan Croll

Dan Croll has been part of the live Communion family for a long time, and now he's signed with Communion Records for the release of his latest EP.
23/10/167m 7s

EP41: Syd Arthur

Possibly the UK's best psychedelic rock group of the moment, Syd Arthur came into the Radio X studio to chat about their new album, future tour and more.
16/10/167m 24s

EP40: Ainslie Wills

There's a whole heap of great new music coming out of Australia at the moment and at the tip of it is the amazing Ainslie Wills.
08/10/166m 51s


MUNA chat to Maz about their history, their British fanbase and falling in love with awesome female musicians on Communion Presents, Radio X
02/10/167m 21s

EP38: MarthaGunn

Ahead of their new single release via Communion Records, MarthaGunn chat to Maz on Radio X
25/09/167m 53s

EP37: Bishop Briggs

Fresh from supporting Coldplay in America, Bishop Briggs came into Communion for her first her UK radio interview.
18/09/166m 56s

EP36: James Vincent McMorrow

The Irish megastar and a man who has crafted of the albums of 2016, James Vincent McMorrow, stopped by Radio X and Communion for a catchup.
10/09/166m 0s

EP35: Joseph J. Jones

A new addition to the Communion roster, Joseph J. Jones introduces himself to Maz and the Radio X listeners.
03/09/166m 36s

EP34: Daughter

It's only taken Maz almost 4 years to get them on the show but we welcomed in one of our favourite bands, ever, in on the show this Sunday night.
27/08/167m 4s

EP33: Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros

Alex of multi-membered Edward Sharpe And The Magnetic Zeros was Maz's guest on Communion Presents this Sunday night.
20/08/166m 22s

EP32: Shells

Soon to be on all the forthcoming tips list, solo electronica songwriter Shells came into the studio to tell Maz all about her debut EP, touring plans and career to date.
13/08/166m 7s


VANT are making waves with their hooky guitar riffs. Maz caught up with Matty to hear how their new EP was coming along and hat their future plans were.
06/08/165m 30s

EP30: Deap Valley

How can two people make such wonderful noise? Maz spoke to Deap Vally to answer that question.
30/07/166m 25s

EP29: Albin Lee Meldau

Tipped for massive things over the next 12 months, hailing from Sweden, Albin Lee Meldau hooked up with Maz.
23/07/165m 10s

EP28: Joseph

Sister Natalie, Allison, and Meegan Closner who make up 'Joseph' spoke to Maz on this week's Communion Presents.
16/07/164m 48s

EP27: Amazons

Amazons are one the UK's most exciting young rock bands.
09/07/165m 39s

EP26: Seramic

Seramic talked about all things 'Found' his new EP with Maz on this edition of Communion Presents.
02/07/166m 18s

EP25: Bastille

Maz grabbed some time with Bastille for the show this Sunday.
25/06/165m 57s

EP24: The Temper Trap

One of Australia's finest exports of recent years, The Temper Trap spoke to Maz about their new album and touring plans for 2016.
18/06/165m 57s

EP23: Bear's Den

Communion's own Bear's Den where Maz's guest.
11/06/166m 49s

EP22: Andy Shauf

This week's guest was Andy Shauf who The Guardian described as a ..."breathy-voiced cult singer-songwriter."
04/06/165m 5s

EP21: Kevin Garrett

He co-wrote the lead track on Beyonce's 'Lemonade' but Kevin Garrett came to talk to Maz about his own music on this week's Communion Presents show.
28/05/168m 11s

EP20: Ry X

Australian singer songwriter Ry Cuming aka Ry X came in to guest on the show with Maz this week.
21/05/168m 19s

EP19: Lianne La Havas

She's supported Coldplay and heralded by Prince as a genius. We were honoured to have Lianne La Havas in the studio this Sunday.
14/05/165m 54s

EP18: Michael Kiwanuka

One of Communion's own, Michael Kiwanuka was on the show this week.
07/05/166m 16s

EP17: Explosions In The Sky

Possibly Maz's favourite band of all time, the beautiful instrumentalists, Explosions In The Sky came into the Communion studio for a chat.
30/04/166m 33s

EP16: Twin Peaks

Maz speaks to American rockers Twin Peaks.
23/04/164m 14s

EP15: Foy Vance

Foy Vance talks to Maz.
16/04/166m 55s

EP14: Will Joseph Cook

One of the most fun emerging artists of 2016, Will Joseph Cook, stopped by to catch up with Maz.
09/04/166m 3s

EP13: Frances

An artist we've supported from day one, Frances, talks to Maz.
02/04/166m 36s

EP12: Matthew and the Atlas

The massively underrated Matthew and the Atlas speak to Maz.
27/03/166m 10s

EP11: Rukhsana Merrise

Communion Records signing Rukhsana Merrise guests.
20/03/165m 42s

EP10: Wolf Alice

Wolf Alice - they're going to be huge - stopped by for a chat.
13/03/166m 40s

EP9: Father John Misty

Maz chatted to the sublime Father John Misty on the show this week.
06/03/162m 11s

EP8: Hippocampus

Rockers Hippocampus came into the studios this week.
28/02/165m 44s

EP7: Jack Garratt

A Communion friend, Jack Garrett talks to Maz.
21/02/165m 40s

EP6: Tom Prior

Tom Prior is the guest on this week's Communion Presents with Maz.
14/02/165m 56s

EP5: Money

Maz chats to money.
07/02/165m 43s

EP4: Marlon Williams

New Zealander Marlon Williams speaks to Maz about what's ahead in 2016.
31/01/164m 42s

EP3: Viola Beach

Viola Beach speak to Maz.
24/01/165m 41s

EP2: Adam French

Singer song writer Adam French was in the studio with Maz.
17/01/167m 3s

EP1: Blossoms

The hotly tipped Blossoms join Maz for a chat.
10/01/166m 30s
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