sábado, 25 de abril de 2015

Scenes From The Second Storey with Bathernay - An Interview

O quarteto belga, Bathernay foi é é uma grata descoberta.

Um shoegazer slowcore, muita melancolia, uma bela e sofisticada mescla de melodia, ambientação e barulho, sempre angustiante. Um belíssimo mix de Low, Slowdive e Red House Painters.

Pra ouvir imediatamente.

***** Interview with Bathernay *****

Q. When did Bathernay started, tell us about the history...
A: Bathernay started in september 2012. It began as a solo project of the leader, Nicolas. After to post an advertising on the web, Nicolas was rejoined by 3 musicians. The actual line up is composed with Eric (Guitar), Oli (bass) and Guilhem (drums).

They play together since augustus 2014.

Q: Who are your influences?
A: Our influences are God Machine, Beach house, Mogwai, Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Deerhunter, Slowdive, A Place to Bury Strangers, Joy Division, Blonde Redhead, My Bloody Valentine,...and so on...

Q. Make a list of 5 albums of all time…
A:1, Mogwai : « Come on die young »
2, Sonic youth : « Washing Machine »
3, Slowdive : « Souvlaki »
4, Hood : « Cold House »
5, God Machine : « Scenes from the second storey »

Q. How do you feel playing live?
A: We love to play live. We feel free because we improvise on stage.

Q. How do you describe Bathernay sounds?
A: It's a mix between noise, ambient and Melody

Q: Tell us about the process of recording the songs ?
A: All songs on soundcloud are recorded with Nicolas and Oli at home. But we'll record in a studio together in may 2015. We hope to release our album in fall 2015.

Q. Which new bands do you recommended?
A: We would like to intoduce you some good Belgian Bands :

Eric in the kitchen (It is the musical project of our guitarist Eric), Tsuki Moon (It is a dual Band with our drummer Guilhem) But we love to this friend's bands : Pilod, Swingers, Hermetic Electric, BBS, Adolina,...

Q: Which band would you love to made a cover version of?
A: We are focus on our music but we love to make a Shoegaze Version of « The Cure ».

Q: What´s the plans for future....
A: We plane to release our Album in Fall 2015 and we'd like to tour for this album next year.

Q: Any parting words?
A: We are very glad to be contacted by you to introduce you our Band.

Thank you very much.