Hey we're called Being There. We’re a pop band from London. Our first album is coming out on Young and Lost soon, keep your eyes peeled. Read Part 1 of our 'Artist Picks' here.

Listening to:

S: Brian Eno – Music For Airports, Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo, Ducktails – Arcade Dynamics, Gas – Pop, The Feelies – The Good Earth.


S: JG Ballard – Empire of the Sun
Jame: Mark Kermode - The Good, The Bad and The Multiplex.


  • S: Re-watching season four of Mad Men in preperation for season five (nerd).

  • J: Master Chef has just finised but The Apprentice has arrived in time to fill the void.


  • J: It's all about Draw Something at the moment. It gets more fun as my colour palette expands.
S: We'e on a little mini tour right now.


J: Sounds really poncey but I've just finished a pack of Heston's Ras El Hanout Nut Mix from Waitrose (a gift of course). Highly Recommended.

  • S: I made quesadillas for the first time the other day, they were good.

Make a list of your fav things about being on earth?

  • S: Sleeping in, Going jogging in the sunshine, Playing in a band, Going to the cinema.
  • J: Its oxygen rich air, temperate oceans and the view of outer space is pretty cool from here.

What's in your head right now?

  • S: I've got to leave for our next show soon
  • J: An incredibly witty response to the questions.

What 5 things define you?

J: Shows, socks, pants, jeans, t-shirt.

What five things bother you?

J: Aparthied, Malaria, Global warming, proliferation of nuclear weapons, sparrows.

If you could teach any class what would it be?

J: GCSE French

What did you dream of last night?

  • S: I had a dream that I went to see that film Michael - and it was incredible. I don't think I want to see it in real life though
  • J: I was bugee jumping with Jim Rosenthal's son, Tom Rosenthal.

What is your favourite thing to eat?

  • S: Chinese mmm
J: Haribo

Who are your favourite people?

  • S: Chinese mmm
J: Gerald Krasner

Describe your favourite outfit

  • S: My birthday suit
  • J: Any outfit feel sincredible when you're wearing long johns.

What was your favourite thing to do when you were young?

J: I loved walking round Toys R Us. I was a horrible consumerist.

What five things would you like to try in your lifetime?

J: Zero gravity, opium, Bird's nest soup, a high-tech Japanese toilet, supersonic flight.

Promo Info:

S: Our second single is being released by Young and Lost on April 9th on iTunes. It's called '17'. It has a sweet b-side too, check it out.