Psychedelic and passionate, Junodream feels just like the indie band of the long run. The London based mostly band made waves with their 2018 single “To the Moon” in addition to their two 2019 EPs, and proceed to take action with their atmospheric new single “straightforward life.” Their delicate mix of palpable environment and intense emotion has led the band to all types of reward, together with being named by The Unbiased as one among their 15 bands to hearken to in 2020. We had been fortunate sufficient to speak with Junodream about how they began making music, their musical targets, and what the remainder of 2020 holds.
BTS: How would you describe your sound for individuals who won’t be acquainted with you?
Junodream: Area Rock.
BTS: The place did the identify Junodream come from?
Junodream: It was impressed by a Pink Floyd b-side referred to as ‘Julia Desires’. We then used the previous tried and examined methodology of ramming two phrases collectively. The Juno half comes from one horny trying synth (which none of us even have). We have now an inventory someplace of different horrendous identify options, assume ‘Deed of the Frog’ got here shut.
BTS: How did you begin making music collectively?
Junodream: We had been mates rising up in our early teenagers. Persistence and loads of failing has shaped who we’re in the present day. That’s what occurs to all nice folks and artists, proper?
BTS: You’ve described your music as “bittersweet songs that can enable you to exorcise your demons.” Has this all the time been the musical purpose?
Junodream: We like to smother completely happy songs with melancholy lyrics and layer unhappy phrases excessive of unhappy songs. We’re very emotional.
BTS: What impressed your new single “Simple Life”?
Junodream: This monitor really happened resulting from a really unhappy incident that guitarist Tom went by way of final yr. Somewhat than protecting its matter we modified its which means to one thing much less sore and extra relatable. The web is one loopy beast and everybody’s provides their soul to it and so we wished to handle this mass habit. It basically follows somebody turning into a pc them self to be able to stay a simple life.
BTS: You’ve lately coated artists like Pink Floyd and Gorillaz. Is there a special mindset to recording a canopy versus recording an authentic tune?
Junodream: These are standard songs. Don’t mess it up.
BTS: With a few stay exhibits deliberate for autumn, what’s going to it imply so that you can be again on stage?
Junodream: Nerves. A lot of nerves.
BTS: What can we count on from you for the remainder of 2020?
Junodream: We have now seismic plans for later within the yr and past. Larger exhibits, greater releases and larger egos.