Interview: Hervé Talks About New Single ‘Last Lovers Left Alive’


Joshua Harvey, aka Hervé, is a man of many aliases. You may know him as The Count (with Sinden), Voodoo Chilli, Speaker Junk, Action Man, Dead Soul Brothers and Young Lovers.

Following on from his second studio album, Hallucinated Surf, released last summer, the long established UK producer has released ‘Last Lovers Left Alive’, featuring male vocalist Rothchild, the first single from Part 2 of his album Skint Hq.

Q: To those not familiar with you, how would you describe your sound?

A: As Herve I think I would describe it as bass orientated club music. Taking references from bass, house, hip hop, jungle, grime, electro and on the flip side my downtempo stuff i would describe as gothic/hip hop/indie/electronica.

Q: What are the 5 albums that have influenced you the most?

A: Aphex Twin – ambient selection Volume 1

Burial – Untrue

Boards Of Canada – Music Has The Right to Children

My Bloody Valentine – Loveless

Kraftwerk – Man Machine

Read the full interview on The Playground.