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Album of the Month

Josh T Pearson / Lift to Experience

In 2016, Lift To Experience performed for the first time in 15 years to a rapturous Royal Festival Hall K as part of Guy Garvey’s Meltdown festival.

Around the same time, the band also returned to the original Texas studio (The Echo Lab in Denton County) where they recorded their cult album The Texas-Jerusalem Crossroads and created a new mix of the album with engineer Matt Pence. Here, Lift To Experience leader and the last of the country gentlemene, Mr Josh T Pearson chats to Rough Trade’s Nina Hervé about the bands’ Tex-as sized testicles, smart phones, the power of John Milton and the King James Bible and how a new found love of dancing g saved his life.

Read the full interview on issue 11 of the Rough Trade Magazine

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Josh T. Pearson photo taken by Pooneh Ghana