interview with RIVER SIDE

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Have any of you played in other bands? No, we play music together

How is it that you started playing music? we play music with our hearts, with what we want to play

What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?
Astrid / vocal / 18
Bironk / guitar / 25
Diky / Bass / 18
Vica / Drum / 20

Have you had other previous members? No, we formed this band from the beginning and until now

Did you make music even when you were young? Yes, we are still young

Where are you from? Surabaya, Indonesia

What year did the band form? 2016

What's your style of genre? Rock Alternative

What inspires you?
Kotak (Indonesian Band)

How often and where do you reherse? Cafe, Music Competitions, Music Festivals

How have you developed since you started with the music? Playing at music festivals

Do you have other interests of work outside the band? yes, we always want to play to our country

Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? yes, we are searching booking agency

Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? yes, we are still in indie label

What made you decide to make this music? Because it's our hobby's, and rockstars it's our dream

What are your songs about?
Kebanggan kami
Hidup Ini
Kehidupan Bebas

Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? We all make composing and lirics of each of our songs

Do you start with the music or the lyrics? Lirics

Do you compose in a certain inviroment? Yes,we create songs according to the situation

Have you done any covers live? Yes, already a lot can check in my youtube acount

What language do you sing in? Indonesian

What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs? maybe !? Because they enjoy our music nuances

What ages are most of your concert attendants? 20-25 years

Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? we will play the same song if the audience likes it

Do you have a regular place you play live often? Yes, in Pandaan, Indonesia

What was your first gig like? Nesvous, cool, and enjoy

What was your latest gig? 4 Januari 2018 at TRS

Have you had to cancel a gig? yes, if we are the test period

Where have you played live this year? in jawa timur, indonesia

Where do you plan to gig the comming year? jakarta

When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale?
after our first album so
t shirt, hats, cd

Where can people buy your merchandise? my home base

What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days? no problem, because we think more and more we our song will also buy a lot of our merchandise

How do you think the music industry have changed because of this? music industry players are now more switched to streaming connections than on selling cd

What do you think of my work? hopefully your work helps us continue our career

How do you think and know that this interview will help you in the music business? i think you are very helpful, because in my opinion you will maybe develop my music

Do you have any role models or idols? Yes

Why do you think that they exist? because they inspired us

Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? we cover everything

What have been your biggest obstacles? finance

What advice would you give other bands or artists? for the moment we have not any suggestions for others band

How do you get psyched for a gig? promise

Do you have any new material? yes

What are your web sites?

How can people reach you? website or email

What are your plans for the future? keep making a song

Do you have something to add? for the moment have not

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