interview with MaNAKA

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What are your names? / Who plays what? / How old are you?
Danielle Keda (21) - Guitar/Bass
京子フレタ (22) - Piano/Drums
Where are you from? Utah, United States 
What year did the band form? April 2012
What's your style of genre? Instrumental Hard Rock
How often and where do you reherse? Everyday, In our basement
How have you developed since you started with the music?
When we first started, none of us knew how to play instruments, we just knew we wanted to make music. 
We now know how to play our instruments.
Are you looking for a booking agency, and what are your thoughts around that? If there are any booking agency's, Hit us up. 
Are you looking for a label, and what are your thoughts around that? We are. Someday hopefully.
What made you decide to make this music? We stated out just making a song for one of our girlfriends. It then turned into making more music.
What are your songs about? Sadness and Depression.
Who does the composing and writes the lyrics? 京子 does the composing. We are instrumental, so no lyrics.
What language do you sing in? The little lyrics we have are in Japanese.
What are the least and most people to attend one of your gigs?
Least: 1
Most: About 70
Where have you played live this year?
We did a small set for some friends in their basement.
We don't get out much.
Where do you plan to gig the comming year? Everywhere in the state.
What do you think about people downloading music instead of buying records now a days? It sucks but people are still going to do it no matter what.
What do you think of my work? I think it's cool you get to talk to so many bands, Interviews are a great way to get to know a band.
Do you have any role models or idols?
Paramore, In Flames, 10 years, Flyleaf, Hungry Lights, Fear and Loathing In Las Vegas. 
Just to name a few.
Is it easier to find inspiration from older bands, or bands that are more active today? In our line of music, we find a lot of inspiration in bands that were around from 2005 - 2013.
What have been your biggest obstacles? Finding a way to get our music out there.
What advice would you give other bands or artists? If you love it, don't give up.
How do you get psyched for a gig? Lots of rehearsing!
Do you have any new material?
Yes, we just finished our first album
What are your web sites?
How can people reach? Facebook is the best place.
What are your plans for the future? More music, More shows!
Do you have something to add? Nope! Thank you!
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