For any musician with a healthy dose of ambition, there’s a point at which uprooting in order to fully commit to the road of the starving nomad becomes inexorable.
Which is perhaps what the Milestones’ name acknowledges and evokes: the route to maturity, the pitfalls to avoid, the way markers found in all noteworthy coming-of-age stories. The release of their solid-sounding EP Equal Measures serves as the next fate-guiding stone in the dirt. Judging by the pull of its infectious first single ‘Nothing Left’, it won’t be the last.
We caught up with the band from the north-west recently. They gave us the honour of an acoustic session.