What are your names?
Gabrielle Bryant, Kris Keller, Ricardo Ortiz, Kurt Keller, Adam Nine
What is your genre of music?
How did you come up with bands name?
-All of our songs are written and recorded in Open C tuning hence the (Black Note) it is a very low tuning. The vocals, keys and leads are the (Graffiti) that is painted over the low tuning rhythms.)
Give us a little bio about you and the band.
FESTIVALS PERFORMED SXSW, Red Gorilla Music Festival, Canadian Music Week, Toronto Music Festival, Ann Arbo Summer Fest, MEANY Fest NYC, Mid Point Music Fest, FTF Music Conference, Sunburn MusicFestival, Metro Music Fest, Hash Bash, Monroe Street Fair and IndieWeek (Toronto).
PRODUCERS Brad Gilderman, Chuck Alkazian, Vinnie Dombroski and Al Sutton (Grammy Awarding Winners)who has worked with artists such as: Tom Petty, Kid Rock, Brian Wilson, Michael Jackson and Pop Evil.
RADIO INFO Now in heavy rotation in more than 100 college stations in the U.S and has charted CMJ and airs on Sirius Radio.
LICENSED MATERIAL MTV, CBS, NBC, ABC, TLC, ESPN, NASCAR, Spike T
What made you go into music?
Inspiration through other artist and genres
Live concerts. The energy is like nothing else. The artists and fans take the journey together
Are you a signed?
You released your new single ‘Fallacy’, tell us more about the single.
This song was one of the first we recorded in the studio with chuck, and we knew it was going to be the single we release first. This song continue to get better and better every single take and every single edit.
What is the meaning behind ‘Fallacy’?
The combativeness that is associated with politics. Differing opinion are weaponized amongst strangers, friends, families. We’ll ultimately realize that the opinion we held so firmly onto have cost us everything else we held dear
Describe the track in two words.
Who did you work with on the Single?
-Chuck Alkazian (producer) at Pearl Sound Studios (Canton MI
Tell us more about your two new EP’s, what can you tell us about them?
Because of our bands diverse influences, these 2 ep’s really show that there is something for everyone like.
Describe them in two words.
Do you have any shows coming up?
Shows that are scheduled are June 5th at the Loving Touch and The Miles of Music Festival in Wisconsin July 30th-Aug2020. We have more show announcements coming for June and August
If so where will you be heading?
June 5th at the Loving Touch and The Miles of Music Festival in Wisconsin July 30th-Aug2020
What else can we expect in Early 2020?
New merchandise and more shows
Do you have any collaborations coming up with any up coming artists?
Not at the moment.
Would you be up for collaborations if other musicians wanted one with you? and who would they have to contact?
Of course, just reach out via email firstname.lastname@example.org
Do you play any instruments?
Kurt Keller – Drums (BNG)
Kris Keller – Guitar(BNG)
Ricardo Ortiz- Guitar (BNG)
Adam Nine – Bass (BNG)
Gabrielle Bryant – Keys (BNG) and Guitar
Who are your influences?
The band collectively is influenced by a variety of Rock Music. Individually some of us are also influenced Hiphop, Contemporary Jazz, R & B, Punk, EDM, Fusion, and Indie music
How do you get inspiration to write songs?
Inspiration comes from a variety of placed and variety of ways. You could either be driving in your car and a song or idea will hit you or sleeping and wake up in the middle of the night with an idea. Its more the time random than purposely trying to pull out an idea.
One thing I would say inspiration can never be forced.
Where do you see yourself now in 5 Years?
Jamming together and pursuing our music goals.
When you’re not doing music, what do you do?
We all have other hobbies, for example some of us are really into outdoor activities like sports or exercise, and some of us are also into just taking it easy playing video games or spending time with family and friends while we aren’t working our regular jobs.
What was the song you listened to most that influenced you to go more in to the music scene?
It’s difficult to say one specific song got us into the music scene, but more so a collective of hearing and seeing really great bands and artist perform throughout the years like
What’s the best advice you have ever been given?
Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today
What advice would you give to aspiring musicians not about the industry and just as an artist?
Think of your music conceptually as every type of listener. The musician, the singer, the song writer, the listening, ect. You’ll be amazed at what ideas and thoughts that will lead you to
What quote or saying do you always stick by?
Don’t let your attitude define your altitude
Where in your hometown is a must go to visit?
Blimpy Burger and Zingermans
You’re coming off tour;
1/ Where do you go first?
2/ Who do you see first?
3/What do you eat first?
Baked Chocolate chip cookies
When you are at a gig, what are 5 things you cannot forget?
(Gabby) Extra clothes, makeup, hair styling cream, snacks, phone charger