a2187224860_10CH.89: Where do you draw your inspiration from?

NG: When we are in the zone/blow out our chakras.

CH.89: What made you all want to start a band and how did you come up with the band name?

NG: We like music, and the name came from the national geographic.

CH.89: Can you talk a little bit about what your creative thought process is like when starting a new album?

NG: Our process is picking and choosing from a handful of demos we have recorded and decide which ones are album ready.

CH.89: What would you want people/ the listener to take from your music?

NG: We want them to take what they want from it. If they take something seriously, that’s tight baby, but if they just want to feel the vibe then that’s tight baby.

CH.89: Can you talk a little bit about your lifestyle as an artist and what that is like?

NG: We work a lot, so we have to find time to write and practice. *Sparks Joint*

0008490458_10CH.89: When starting out an artistic task, do you think it is better to have a particular direction/set plan guiding your way? Or, is it better to act on impulse and go from there?

NG: The former eventually turns into the latter *exhales*.

CH.89: What is one major lesson you’ve learned as an artist?

NG: *heavy sigh*

CH.89: Do you regard personal style & taste to be of highest importance?

NG: No

CH.89: What do you consider to be the hardest thing about being an artist?

NG: We don’t consider ourselves artists.

13934859_1355289747832787_4737818100517087444_nCH.89: Is there anyone in particular, any artists that inspire you in any way?

Noah: “The Hunches”

Gavin: “Five Startle men”

Wilson: “Jimi Hendrix”

Matthew: “Broadcast”

CH.89: What do you think of technology in terms of being a useful tool for artists today?

NG: It gives a lot of opportunity for bands and artists to record and spread their endeavors around the globe.

CH.89: Do you think being an artist allows you to view the world differently from those who don’t follow creative paths?

NG: It just depends on your perception and your reality.

13483019_1311694035525692_5167461144818124545_oCH.89: Do you enjoy traveling? If so, do you have a favorite city?

Noah: “Memphis”

Wilson: “I don’t like traveling, but New York is my favorite city”

Matthew: “I like traveling back home to Omaha”

Gavin: “New Orleans”

CH.89: Do you have a favorite author or book?

Noah: “James Baldwin”

Wilson: “John Irving”

Gavin: “William S. Burroughs”

Matthew: “Carson Mell”

CH.89: Any future goals or plans for your music?

NG: We are going to steal the declaration of independence.

CH.89: Any last words on the aesthetic of your music?

NG: We really like it.


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