quarta-feira, 20 de maio de 2015

Histórias de Frio with Sexores - An Interview

E a América do Sul comparece novamente ao TBTCI depois de menos de 24 horas, ontem os chilenos do Trementina estamparam estas páginas e agora diretamente de Quito, Equador, mais uma pérola chamada Sexores e um deslumbrante debute lançado ano passado chamado Historias de Frio.

Passeando claramente pelo shoegazer original de bandas da Scene, notadamente Ride e Slowdive e aliando pinceladas de Cocteau Twins e pós punk e fazendo conexões com atualidades como Beach Fossils e outros representantes da facção mais sonhadora das canções perfeitas, os equatorianos, criaram em sua estreia um álbum hipnótico e repleto de atmosferas sonhadoras.

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***** Interview with Sexores *****

Q. When did Sexores started, tell us about the history...
1. The band started in 2010 as a four people project. One year later, only two people stayed and the sound was changing totally, more focused on guitars than electronic instruments. In 2013, we moved to Barcelona because Ecuador kills bands. Ecuador is not a country for Shoegaze and Dream Pop. There is no a music industry. Between 2010 and 2015, we have released two studio albums, one maxi-single and three singles. Now, we are a two-headed band: Emilia Bahamonde and me (David Yépez), but we have an additional member for playing live.

Q: Who are your influences?
2. We have lots. Maybe the Wall of Sound is our main influence, but for our future releases, we are listening stuff of OMD, Tears for Fears, The Human League, The House of Love, The Soft Moon, The Radio Dept. Also, we love Glasvegas, Dirty Beaches, Beach House, Dum Dum Girls, The Raveonettes...

Q. Make a list of 5 albums of all time…
3. Glasvegas - Glasvegas
| The Cure - Disintegration
| OMD - Architecture & Morality
| Beach House - Bloom
| The Jesus and Mary Chain - Psychocandy

Q. How do you feel playing live?
4. Playing live is a curious thing. It depends of the circumstances, I think. The public, the venue, the bands. We are shy people, very shoegazers. The public is important to have a great gig. We've had great gigs in Europe, specially, where the public has knowledge of music. We are looking forward to play in Peru, we have two gigs in Lima in july.

Q. How do you describe Sexores sounds?
5. Someday I read a review of our work that describes perfectly our sound: "Sexores is the relationship between light and dark, surrounded by touching resonances. Musically, it's a tender mixture of Shoegaze and Dream Pop, headed by wispy clouds of vocals in the middle of a wasteland".

Q: Tell us about the process of recording the songs?
6. We are always looking for a characteristic sound. First, we create the songs or the lyrics, then, we rehearse until getting the perfect combination between guitars, vocals and programming. Only when this is done, we enter to the studio. It's a long process. There is always the part of Sexores seeking places to build natural atmospheres to record, this is another important step to us.

Q. Which new bands do you recommended
7. We love the music of Motorama, Ghost Transmission, Orquídea, Teenage Daydreams, Demure For Sure, Nite Fields, Sobrenadar, White Water... There is a blast of great bands in some specific places.

Q: Which bands would you love to make a cover version of?
8. We are trying to make a version of (I'll Never Be) Maria Magdalena. It's a song of Sandra. Actually, we have a crush with the 80s music.

Q: What´s the plan for the future....
9. We are working on new stuff. We hope to release a new album by the next year, maybe an EP by the end of 2015. Depends of our time. Also, we are looking for some gigs in Southamerica, we have a couple in Lima in july.

Q: Any parting words?
10. Thank you so much for the space on TBTCI, and thank you to all the people that is listening to our music in every single place of the planet. Love and respect to our listeners.
Once again, thank you so much for the interview, Renato.