SFS | 5 mins with My Bubba

Scandinavian folk duo, My Bubba make soft, soulful music that is playful as it is powerful. Their delicate and disarming creations form a collection of intimate stories, often described as a beguiling and contemporary take on folk music. We chat to them ahead of their WOMAD billing.

Describe your perfect summer music festival in three words
Deer, dancing, swimming hole

Name the top three artists who would make up your ideal festival line-up
Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, Paul Simon

What are you looking forward to most about playing the summer festival circuit?
Seeing more of Australia

In your opinion, what’s this year’s Summer Anthem?
The one with all the numbers off of Lambchop’s FLOTUS

Out of all your tunes, which one is the one that ‘never fails’?
Our Samoan clap dance song

What’s are the top 3 tracks on your Spotify playlist?
Right now its Pauline Oliveros 1, 2 and 3

What’s your personal ‘guilty pleasure’ track?
Love on top/Beyoncé

What’s your social media of choice?

Who do you follow and where?
The moon

What’s your go-to festival outfit?
Loose linen dresses

Word association:
Music – beauty
Festival – sweaty smiles
Camping – zippers
Fashion – strange
Roadie – love ’em!

Returning for it’s 14th year at the stunning TSB Bowl of Brooklands and Brooklands Park in New Plymouth, WOMAD New Zealand is a celebration of music, arts and dance from around the globe. Buy your tickets here.