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Univertigo – Interview


Interview with Pete Devine of Pete’s Rock News and Views (http://petesrocknewsandviews.com)

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

U: We are a band that sets no limits on inspiration

 

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

U: I’ve always had the urge to make music and the idea of making a band has been with me since I was a teenager

 

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?

U: SF books, any kind of music (Metal, Jazz, Classic, Electro…), traveling abroad…

 

PD: What are your aspirations as an artist?

U: To be proud of the final product and to leave an audible trace

 

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

U: Getting into production on my own to get the project going

 

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?

U: We are also an emerging artist from bedrooms in the home studio era haha! Indeed it is very difficult to promote and some musical gems are still hidden. To make a name for yourself, word of mouth and live performances are the most effective for an emerging artist I think.

 

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

U: Setting up your own music label with an association to manage the concerts in parallel allows you to be autonomous and to approach professionals.

 

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

U: I have long been against the idea of putting my music on Spotify or other streaming platforms… however it has become an inevitable norm, I realized that I am missing out on a very large audience.

 

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

U: Gymnopédies by Erik Satie because it’s just wonderful

 

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

U: The lack of recognition for artists with undeniable quality but communication problems

 

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

U: I’m working on my second project ‘Gamagori’ more Hardcore Metal oriented and also developing music for a video game

 

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

U: You can find us on Facebook (it is sometimes updated) but mostly on Bandcamp (https://univertigo.bandcamp.com/music).

Univertigo links:
Band/Artist location – France, Toulouse
Facebook – You Tube – Soundcloud – Bandcamp – 
Twitter – Apple – Spotify – Amazon – Deezer
Check our page for Univertigo


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