Dazed Digital: Having worked with so many different kinds of collaborators, who has been the most challenging in terms of looking at your own production process? Kwes: Probably Speech Debelle's 2nd album 'Freedom Of Speech', more because a few of the songs I had to rearrange and re-record / re-write in part from previously recorded sessions. It was a totally fun thing to do though. My own production process is pretty freeform anyway, but the aforementioned instance is something I hadn't done before at the time.
DD: How do you think your new EP differs from your previous work, if it does? Kwes: More personal, more songs.
DD: Do you think having a pop aspect to your songs is the hardest to get right? Kwes: 'Pop' is in me I think, so I don't think that's the hardest aspect. I guess the "hardest" or rather more laborious aspect is turning what I'm thinking/wanting to write about into song/sound/music.
DD: What are you most excited about next? Kwes: Seeing my grandparents, and seeing what next thing my Nan has to say about the world. She's a deeply animated and positively sensitive person, and I may have a song about her on my album.