quinta-feira, 11 de dezembro de 2014

Here and Now with Stella Diana - An Interview

É a cena italiana definitivamente esta fervilhando, semana sim, semana não, sempre aparecem preciosidades vindas lá.

Agora é hora e vez do combo shoegazer sonhador do Stella Diana e e seu delicioso álbum lançado no início deste ano intitulado  41 61 93. O disquinho é uma fusão atualizada de Ride com Blind Mr Jones e vai além, a sonoridade shoegazer transita conjuntamente com muitas experimentações da new wave e do pós punk menos cinzento e mais experimental.

Um tremendo de um disco que esta disponível gratuitamente no bandcamp do Stella Diana e que se eu fosse você não perdia a oportunidade preciosa de presenciar uma grande banda e até agora sua obra prima.

Ah, segredo, o Stella Diana e o TBTCI vão aprontar em 2015, quem viver vera.

***** Interview with Stella Diana *****

Q. When did Stella Diana start, tell us about the history...
1- the band started in 1998 with me, dario (voice and guitar) giacomo (bass) and a drum machine.... we changed many drummers and during these changes we recorded luce al centro in 2002, totally d.i.y, then supporto colore, our first album in 2007, gemini in 2010 by the 7argh, a catalan label and now 41 61 93 the last one now we have davide on drums and roberto on the lead guitar

Q: Who are your influences?
2- we like shoegaze, new wave and post punk

Q. Make a list of 5 albums of all time…
3- oh, let me think it's very difficult, i speak for all the members nowhere by ride, unknown pleasure by joy division, in ribbons by pale saints, only theatre of pain by christian death and spooky by lush, but it's impossible to forget 17 seconds by cure or siamese dream or nevermind, the stone roses, slowdive and many more..

Q. How do you feel playing live?
4- playing live it's our natural dimension, it's a prayer, a delay ceremony...yes a long ceremony of sound waves. we like to improvise and stun the audience... we'd like to say to all the people: ok, close your eyes and start dreaming with our sounds!

Q. How do you describe Stella Diana´s sound?
5- blue sound waves

Q: Tell us about the process of recording the songs?
6- luckily we have our recording studio and we can develop our ideas experiencing everything. often we prefer long sessions so we can preserve good ideas

Q. Which new bands do you recommended ?
7- in italy we love revrevrev, in her eye, cocon, yabanci, ivories and winter severity index, about the neapolitan scene there are a lot of good bands: geometric vision, ash code, v-device, la polvere di bodelè and many more....i assure you that my city is very full of talent

Q: Which bands would you love to make a cover version of?
8- well. usually we cover dead souls and atmosphere (you can watch them on you tube) but i'd love to make cover of leave em all behind by ride, we love that song, it's amazing... wait, oh yes, also two sisters by mazzy star, the voice of hope sandoval is divine

Q: What´s the plan for the future....
9- a new record, concerts everywhere and start our indipendent label

Q: Any parting words?
 10- thank you very much renato and The Blog That Celebrates ITself for this opportunity.... shoegaze forever