From July, 2014

Sidereal: “Find New Ways To Get Yourself, Your Music And Project In Front Of People”

Sidereal are the winners of The One Spark Music Jurors Award at the One Spark Festival held in Jacksonville, FL, this year. With their “Sidereal 2014 Takeover” project they’ve convinced the music category jury and have won $10,000 in prize money. I’ve talked to them about their One Spark participation, their project and what they would recommend One Spark Berlin candidates … 50K MUSIC: First please tell us a bit about the band? Where do you come from? Who are the guys behind Sidereal? What are your (musical) roots? Sidereal: The band consists of Lukas (Sax, Keys, Ukulele, Vocals) and…

Willie Stratton: “Great Feeling To Get Feedback From All Around The World”

A little more than a month ago Willie Stratton & The Boarding Party have completed the funding for their just released album Deserter on Pledgemusic. I talked to Willie about the Pledgemusic experience, the new album and their plans for the next months … 50K MUSIC: For a start, who is Willie Stratton? What is The Boarding Party? Willie: I am Willie Stratton! I’m a 22 year old singer/songwriter, and the Boarding Party is a group of mean string pluckers that I play with. We’ve got Dave Fultz on guitar and baritone guitar, Grace Stratton on bass and occasionally smacking…

Myrra Rós: “I Am Sending Positive Vibes To The Universe”

A few days ago I discovered Myrra’s project on Musicraiser. She’s raising funds for her second album and there are only 7 days left to support her. I talked to her about the album project, the crowdfunding experience and her future plans … 50K MUSIC: First please tell us a bit about yourself. Who is Myrra Rós? Where do you come from, even musically? Myrra: Well I come from Hafnarfjörður in Iceland. It is close to the capital, Reykjavík, where I now live. My fathers side of the family is very musical, almost everyone can play guitar to some level…