Interview: Gareth Liddiard, The Drones

“The creative process is sh-t,” says Gareth Liddiard. “You’ve got to make it seem like it just flows out of you. But it doesn’t, it’s awful. It’s stunted and it’s painful and it’s just sh-t. But it’s do-able.” What the singer-guitarist and the rest of his five-piece have done on new album Feelin Kinda Free is innovative as a Rube Goldberg machine (although the consequences are anything but pedestrian), with guitar lines that snake and chomp at sudden, thick chords, and Liddiard’s spat lyrics lurching away from the babylike responses of bassist (and Liddiard’s wife), Fiona Kitschin. Incredible lead...

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