interview with Espirales

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Have any of you played in other bands? Yes, all of us played in other bands/proyects

How is it that you started playing music?

Germán- Ive started playing music cos my father plays drums

Rodrigo- When I was a child, 3 years old, my fathers gift me a guitar, so I started to playing at that age…

Franco - A friends of mine wants to start a band, so I choose the bass and starting to practice

What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?

Germán - Drums - 33 years old

Rodrigo - Guitar - 29 years old

Franco - Bass - 25 years old

Have you had other previous members? Yes, Lucas Ferrero (keyboards & guitar) Nicolás Osorio (guitars)

Did you make music even when you were young? Yes

Where are you from? Argentina - Buenos Aires (South)

What year did the band form? Have a lot of variations, name of the band, members, quantities of members, and begans in about 2013

What's your style of genre? Really don’t know yet, but we think its electronic rock pop, its too difficult to define a genre.

What inspires you? Share music, melodies, say something, communicate …

How often and where do you reherse? Usually 2 or 3 days a week. We do in or own studio in Montechingolo

How have you developed since you started with the music? Listen other bands/music from all the world, Teaching music, studying music, playing other instruments, we play other instruments , piano bass guitar keyboards drums percussion and others…

Do you have other interests of work outside the band? Video Edition / Teaching / Production

Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? Some people get contact with us in our live shows and offers this kind of services, but they are too expensive, they give you a great services but this does not assure you anything.

Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? Not for now, they are private companies that can give us some stability to our proyect but also don’t gave us the freedom to make our art.

What made you decide to make this music? Influences

What are your songs about? The songs speak of personal life, of love, of which we have the obligation to question everything that surrounds us, always, they speak of existentialism too, and other things…

Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? Rodrigo

Do you start with the music or the lyrics? Starts with the music

Do you compose in a certain inviroment? Not really, sometimes can be siting down in front of the computer and recording everything, sometimes can be all three together playing improvising.

Have you done any covers live? Never

What language do you sing in? Spanish

What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs? Little kids do not attempt to the shows, ages of the public begins on 15 years old to 60 years old aprox…

What ages are most of your concert attendants? 20 to 30 years old

Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? Our first album have 10 songs and we selected depends the show wich songs we will play

Do you have a regular place you play live often? Sometimes- Cultura del Sur (Temperley)

What was your first gig like? Great and also a little bit nerveous

What was your latest gig? It was the presentations of our album “De Frente Mar”. In the place called PADILLA (Temperley)

Have you had to cancel a gig? Never

Where have you played live this year?

All shows was in Buenos Aires

El Padilla

La Fabrica

Monociclo

Cultura del Sur

Teatro Municipal de Lomas de Zamora

Makena

Parque Finky

Alma Bar

Blackbird Bar

Where do you plan to gig the comming year? We want to play more in Capital Federal of Buenos Aires, last year we have played a lot around the South of Buenos Aires

When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale? Until now we never sold merchandise but its in our plans to do it… We work too with an artis, friend , called Pollasqui, he do great art lovely jobs, and we are working with him, he make our art in the T-shirts that we use for make our shows, and also producing the scenario.

Where can people buy your merchandise? Not for now

What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days?

Nowadays the digital format is the one that is being used around the world. The physical disk has become almost a fetish, today the physical disk in the case of being launched, must have an added artistic value so that it is attractive and has a motive to be bought.

Regarding the download of music, we know that it is very comfortable and we know that many people download for free, maybe this form of download is not ideal for an artist who needs to be active doing his work because he does not have financial support for keep your job.

How do you think the music industry have changed because of this? TODAY the money is in the live shows and / or in the streeming.

What do you think of my work? Its very important, the interviews, it’s a weapon but always depends on how it uses this weapon…

How do you think and know that this interview will help you in the music business? The interview, first of all, will help us to people can know more about us, or how we think or anything else, always dependes of wich are the questions but always its to know more about us behind our instruments. Something similar to do songs, communicate, in this case through an interview, for us through music…

Do you have any role models or idols? The Beatles / Damon Albarn

Why do you think that they exist? Innovation - Rebellion

Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? You can be inspired from both, but can Inspired easiest from older bands that are active now and never stops from growing

What have been your biggest obstacles? coordinate schedules to rehearse jajajajajaja

What advice would you give other bands or artists?  That they be genuine, that they like what they do and that they have to work hard

How do you get psyched for a gig? Calmly, relaxing, taking something before the show, preheating before going on stage.

Do you have any new material? Now we are making new material, so in 2018 we will be working on this

What are your web sites?

https://www.facebook.com/espiralesmusica/

Instgr : espirales33

Twitter: espirales33

How can people reach you?  

Instgr : espirales33

Twitter: espirales33 https://www.facebook.com/espiralesmusica/

Spotify (searching album “De Frente Mar” - Espirales) https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxWuC2AKVzr0lMQ_fbo7NmQ

What are your plans for the future? Make another album, new material, and make better productions

Do you have something to add? Love and Peace for the world

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