interview with The CORE

Mina intervjuer / Permalink / 0

Have any of you played in other bands? Yes, not famous

How is it that you started playing music? Because of boredom of my little country and the desire to be with others

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

 Erik martinez(vocals,guitar,djembe) 30

Mattia pilloni (drums) 27

Stefano russo (bass, backvocals) 24

Andrea capitoni (guitars) 33
Have you had other previous members? No
Did you make music even when you were young? Yes, i started at 14
Where are you from? Italy (Rome)
What year did the band form? 5
What's your style of genre? Alt-rock, post-grunge
What inspires you? Listening to all genres of music, go to concerts, meet new musicians, jamsessions
How often and where do you reherse? 1 time/week in the studio of our producer based in Rome
How have you developed since you started with the music? I started studying at school, than played in local bands, become theacher and formed actual band with good friends and musicians
Do you have other interests of work outside the band? girls, 
Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? Now we're searching for a booking agency for promote ourselves , but we've no idea which one is the right for the genre
Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? It should be a great thing, but in Italy is very difficult to find 
What made you decide to make this music? I don't know, simply A call from the inside, a need to express the emotions and live these with the others
What are your songs about? Sensations, thoughts, problems with the people, impossibility to live good
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? We compose all togheter the music than listening the recording Erik write the lyrics but sometimes the process is inverse
Do you compose in a certain inviroment? Usually when i have a problem or when we finish the rehersals
Have you done any covers live? Yes, songs by Alice in chains, system of a down, muse, foo fighters, queen of the stone age, we also make a hard rock reinterpretascion of instant karma of john lennon and mad world of gary jules.
What language do you sing in? English
Do you always play the same songs live, or do you vary? We choose the songs time after time
What was your first gig like? A bomb! We was so excited and powerful
What was your latest gig? As always, we gagave the maximum
Have you had to cancel a gig? Never
Where have you played live this year? For now only in Italy
Where do you plan to gig the comming year? We hope to go around the Europe , where the people likes rock musis
When did you start to sell merchandise, and what do you have for sale? Two years ago, t-shirts , cd, keychains, stickers
Where can people buy your merchandise? On facebook 
What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days? It s a bad thing, we have to change somerhing in the comunications
How do you think the music industry have changed because of this? I think that who play music with the heart is the worst victim, and the music industry had to close his eyes and open his wallet

What do you think of my work? I very apreciate your work, is very important and i thank you for this
How do you think and know that this interview will help you in the music business? Because communication is very important
Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? A balance between the two
What have been your biggest obstacles? The language, we are no used to speak in others

How do you get psyched for a gig? Drinking alcohol and meeting the people there
Do you have any new material? We have always new material, another album is almost complete

What are your web sites?

How can people reach you?

What are your plans for the future? Promote the album, play everywhere, do videos and find the happyness!!
Do you have something to add? Love and let The Core get outside!

Till top