"How did you guys actually decide music is what I want to do and I'm going to pursue it?" asks Portia Sabin, the host of music industry podcast The Future of What as well as president of indie record label Kill Rock Stars.
"I certainly don't remember deciding. I think it just got to the point where I was unfit to do anything else," laughs Jack Cooper, the co-frontman of East London duo Ultimate Painting. Alongside bandmate James Hoare (also of Veronica Falls), the pair brought some meandering psychedelia to their Pickathon 2016 sets as they were joined by a rhythm section and turned up the volume on their tightly constructed tunes.