Carr Jam 21 – Interview

Interview with Jesper Lindgren of Carr Jam 21 and Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (

PD:  How would you describe yourself or your band as an artist?

Jesper: Carr Jam 21 is a charity project that celebrate the legacy of Eric Carr. Kind of an Allstar band.

We are working on our second album right now.


PD: Can you tell us briefly about your background – i.e. where you’re from, how you came to make music, etc.

Jesper: We all got different backgrounds, im the youngest and the newest kid in the music business.

It’s really a dream Come true for me to play with all these amazing artists and musicians.

I really need to pinch my arm.

The most of the guys live in Sweden but also USA and Other countrys.


PD: Who and what inspires you to make music, both in terms of musical and other influences? What do you like to write about in your songs?

Jesper: actually we only do covers, We are tribute to kiss and Eric Carr, so We play songs of them.

But i also have my Other band Velvet Insane, a 70s Glamrock band.

We write about different stuff almost every song actually.


PD: What are your aspirations as an artist?

Jesper: to be creative and Create songs and art.


PD: What is the proudest moment in your music career so far?

Jesper: When i got to hold the last Carr Jam21 vinyl in my hands, to look at my face Together With the Other members.

And also when i did my first Japan tour With Velvet Insane. But There are alot of moments.


PD: Promoting one’s music is such a challenge these days, especially with so many new artists emerging from bedrooms in the day of the home studio. How is that going?

Jesper: we are trying to Do a lot of different ideas to promote.

It’s Hard but I think that If you work Hard enough.


PD: And how do you book and promote your live shows and tours? Any performances coming up?

Jesper: With Velvet Insane We have a busy fall and winter, With Both tours in Sweden but also spain and Uk.

No shows coming up with Carr Jam21 right now, but you never know.


PD: What do you think about downloading music online? What about streaming sites like Spotify?

Jesper: There are good things With that and also bad things.


PD: What song do you wish you’d written and why?

Jesper: Moviestar by Harpo, it’s genius.

PD: Is there anything you don’t like about the music industry, which you would change if you could?

Jesper: alot of things, to many things to write down.


PD: So, what are you working on at the moment?

Jesper: Both a New Carr Jam21 album and also a new Velvet Insane album.

New song by the project Save the noize also.


PD: Where can we learn more about you and buy your music/merch online?

Search for Velvet Insane and Carr Jam-21 on Instagram and Facebook,

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