The prominent scars on his forehead have healed. It’s clear that the time off the road has done him good: with his hair slicked back and a newly grown moustache framing his warm smile, Alexis Marshall is at peace.
A little nervous, maybe, given that, as we speak, the world is now just hours away from the release of his debut solo album, House of Lull. House of When; a collection of cascading soundscapes and unhinged vocal performances. Also: bacon being smashed by a hammer.