What inspired you to first start making music? And how did you come to be in your current incarnation? Or if you prefer, a brief bio about you.
Main inspiration for making music is expression of emotions, people, and Music itself. We believe that “life without music would be a mistake”.
Provide us with some info about your latest release…
Our debut, full length album is called “Wanderlust” and was released on the 18th of March by Shelflife Records (US) and Make Me Happy Records (Greece) in a 12” LP and Digitally.
Musically it is mainly inspired by early 90’s shoegaze bands like My Bloody Valentine and Slowdive, and at times by dreamy pop bands, like Cocteau Twins and Lush and even a bit of Interpol & Joy Division.
Which ones would you consider your main influences both music-wise & non-music-wise?
Music Wise we would say that 80’s & 90’s indie – alternative guitar-based bands is our main influences. We love Shoegaze, Post Punk & Indie Pop bands of that Era…non-Music wise, everything that creates strong emotions to us can be an inspiration…A movie, a book, Ours & people’s lives…
In what way does your sound differ from the rest genre-related artists/bands and why should we listen to your music? In other words, how would you describe your sound?
First things first, we do not consider ourselves a pure gaze or dream pop band, we have a lot of music pieces coming together and composing our own music “puzzle”, we surely love post punk too and it’s more than obvious…at the same time we try not to imitate anyone and we strongly believe that our sound and music approach has its own identity…overall we just create music that we first as listeners would love to hear in an open arena and travel our minds as the sun goes down.
Please name your 3 desert islands albums, movies & books…
1. “Souvlaki” by Slowdive
2. “Turn on The Bright Lights” by Interpol &
3. “Loveless” by My Bloody Valentine.
1. “Pulp Fiction”,
2. “The Godfather”,
3. “Life Is Beautiful”.
1. “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy,
2. “Nineteen Eighty-Four” by George Orwell,
3. “The Trial” by Franz Kafka.
Do you prefer studio or performing live and why?
We believe that live performing is our preference…Especially these difficult times…We need people’s connection…One thing we love about playing gigs is seeing all of our fans beautiful faces! It’s a life experience!
Is there any funny-unique story you would like to share with us, always in relation to your music ‘career’?
We just started to live and create as a band. We are making great memories and we are looking forward to many more. We can recount a unique and touching story. Some days after releasing our debut album “Wanderlust”, we received a letter from a really strong man! His lovely wife passed away some months ago and he told us that he admires our music a lot and our songs was his way to bring her close… It was so motivational and heart-warming for us. As Plato once said “Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination”.
Which track of your own would you point out as the most unique and why?
To be honest we love all of our songs and our favorites differs day by day… It is a really difficult question. For example “Shiver” is a special song for us, it has a sad and true backstory. It might not seem like sad song, but if you listen closely, you may shed a tear…
Would you like to share with our readers your future plans?
We would like to play live gigs in the biggest Greek cities, in Europe and USA. We have some proposals for touring abroad and we are trying to organize it in detail. We are writing new music and preparing our next steps… We are really grateful for the amazing SFTP community that sticking with us on this journey all of these months ! Stay tuned with our band, there is more to come…
Free question!!! (Ask yourself a question) you wish to answer and haven’t been given the opportunity…
We just want to take a moment to highlight the badass group of people we made “ Wanderlust” with. It was an absolute pleasure working with these ultra talented, kind and accomplished humans! We love them !
• Alex Bolpasis for Recording, mixing and Production.
• Nick Townsend for the Mastering
• Spyros Karakatsanis and Typical Organization for standards & order for creating our vision to Album cover & Art direction.
• Niki Topouslidou for photo shooting
• Alexandra Diona – Music Video
• Kristine Fine & Goodheart Production for Promo and Communication.
• George Psarras – Video animation, video shooting
Photo Credits: Niki Topouslidou
Curated by: Christos Doukakis
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