Whereas The Sonder Bombs received their begin (principally) within the midwestern DIY emo scene, their newest album Clothbound units their sights someplace higher. The band’s songwriting is extra centered and concise than ever, Willow Hawks’ vocals tackle a brand new shimmer as they float atop nostalgic instrumental preparations that hammer dwelling the quartet’s new and improved sound. All of that is exemplified on “The One About You,” a brief and candy quantity that evokes a traditional old school doo-wop act, and we’re joyful to have an unique take a look at the brand new tune under.
To have a good time the brand new tune and new album, Willow Hawks sat down to speak haunted motels, Harry Types, and Pitch Excellent within the newest Indie Mixtape 20 Q&A.
What are 4 phrases you’d use to explain your music?
Cathartic, Blunt, Sarcastic, Good.
It’s 2050 and the world hasn’t ended and individuals are nonetheless listening to your music. How would you prefer it to be remembered?
I need them to suppose we had been one of the best ukulele-based band within the historical past of the world.
What’s your favourite metropolis on this planet to carry out?
Cleveland! There’s nothing like a hometown present with all our associates.
Who’s the one who has most impressed your work, and why?
My bandmate and finest buddy Jimmy. He’s probably the most passionate individual I do know and that provides me each day inspiration!
The place did you eat one of the best meal of your life?
Al’s Finger Licking Good Bar in Tampa, Florida. I had pulled pork bbq with spicy collard greens, mac n cheese, & coleslaw!
What album have you learnt each phrase to?
Harry Types – Fine Line
What was one of the best live performance you’ve ever attended?
It’s arduous to decide on however I’d say most likely Pixies on the Masonic Auditorium in Cleveland.
What’s the finest outfit for performing and why?
Something I can transfer round in cuz I prefer to stomp!
Who’s your favourite individual to comply with on Twitter and/or Instagram?
What’s your most steadily performed tune within the van on tour?
Vengaboys – “We Like To Party (The Vengabus)”
What’s the very last thing you Googled?
“Jersey Shore Hookup Chart”
What album makes for the proper reward?
Clothbound by The Sonder Bombs.
The place’s the weirdest place you’ve ever crashed whereas on tour?
The Stardust Motel as a result of that place was f*cking haunted!
What’s the story behind your first or favourite tattoo?
My favourite tattoo is that this little vinyl document I’ve on my hip. I received it the primary time I went to NYC and it’s additionally an identical tattoo with Jimmy!
What artists hold you from flipping the channel on the radio?
Girl Gaga, Harry Types, Wheatus, Soundgarden
What’s the nicest factor anybody has ever carried out for you?
My highschool finest buddy Katt purchased me my first ukulele for my sixteenth birthday and clearly it modified my life!
What’s one piece of recommendation you’d return in time to present to your 18-year-old self?
Dump your sh*tty boyfriend and begin making music NOW.
What’s the final present you went to?
Hit Like a Lady & Quick Fictions at Mahall’s!
What film are you able to not resist watching when it’s on TV?
What would you cook dinner if Obama had been coming to your own home for dinner?
I don’t cook dinner!
Clothbound is out December 4 by way of Take This To Coronary heart Data. Pre-order it here.