quinta-feira, 4 de junho de 2015

Delta Spirit with Filius Sol - An Interview

Doug Lynn é um trovador elétrico que molda suas viagens a base de fuzz e linhas melancólicas fazendo conexões com Galaxie 500 e Neil Young sob a alcunha de Filius Sol

Filius Sol é sua guitarra e seus devaneios mezzo psicodelicos mezzo folk, para viajar sem precisar ir muito longe.

Para momentos íntimos e introspectivos.

***** Interview with Filius Sol *****

Q. When did Filius Sol start? Tell us about the history.
A. Filius Sol started at the end of this past year as a recording project. I released a demo, 'Lost' and then after that I took a brief hiatus. In April of this year, I recorded, 'Blue'. After it gained some notice locally, I turned my music into a live set and have been playing 3 to 4 shows a month. I then rereleased, 'Blue' with a local DIY label here in Wichita, Ks called This Ain't Heaven Recording Concern. Now I'm playing shows locally and across the Midwest like a mad man.

Q: Who are your influences?
A. My main influences above all are psychedelic drugs and marijuana and as I grew up I listened to American Classic Rock and 80s/90s Shoegaze bands like Jesus and the Mary Chain, Sonic Youth and Dinosaur Jr.

Q. Make a list of 5 albums of all time.
A. 1. Dark Side of the Moon - Pink Floyd
2. History From Below - Delta Spirit
3. Lonerism - Tame Impala
4. Jack Napier - Living Ghost
5. Demo - Zacstronaught

Q. How do you feel playing live?
A. Well I perform alone and use a lot of looping, running my signal to both an old bass amp and a Vox AC-15. I've created a wall of sound live that is simply exhilarating to perform.

Q. How do you describe Filius Sol sounds?
A. Dark Pop influenced by the 90s and shoegazed riffs inspired by the 70s and 80s classics. It's full, loud and pulls you along like a waking dream.

Q: Tell us about the process of recording the songs?
A. I do all my recording independently. 'Blue' was recorded in a tiny attic apartment. I used two microphones for the amps and made up the lyrics on the spot after recording the music.

Q. Which new bands do you recommended?
A. There's some fantastic bands from here in Wichita including Postboy, Living Ghost, The Travel Guide, Slime Flower, Kill Vargas and Saura Mandala.

Q: Which band would you love to make a cover version of?
A. When I first started playing in bands, I covered Delta Spirit songs and lately I've been looking to cover some early Incubus.

Q: What´s the plan for the future?
A. Continue playing shows and releasing music regularly. My next release is scheduled for this fall.

Q: Any parting words?
A. Rock out, work hard and never give up.