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                                                                                              Freedivers  03/03/21

MM: Can you tell us about your Band and whos your biggest influences

 

Freedivers is an indie rock band based in Barcelona. The band is made up of Sergi Blanch guitar and vocals, Rafa D Villegas bass guitar and Xavi Blanch drums. We are influenced by the sound of the Seattle of the 90s, by bands like Pearl jam, Nirvana, Stone temple Pilots and others

 

MM: Where do you draw your inspirations and ideas from

 

We talk about personal stories, we believe that they are the same stories as anyone else and that connects us with people.

 

MM: What would you say is your Bands favourite song ?

 

I guess "Freerider". maybe for being the first

 

MM: Plans tour and festival wise for 2020

 

Well, we are going through a moment of uncertainty, due to the situation of the pandemic. last year all our plans fell apart. We are optimistic and we think this year will be better, but we still haven't talked about plans.

 

MM: What can we expect from (Band Name) live

 

From Freedivers, you can expect a great show, we try to do our best and connect with people.

 

MM: What do you like best and worst abt touring

 

The best thing is to spend time together, doing what we like the most. The worst, being away from home and family.

 

MM: Which three Bands would be your ultimate touring buddies

 

In the music scene to which we belong there are some bands that we would like to accompany us on tour, but we prefer not to mention them, we do not want others to feel belittled.

 

MM: What's the most memorable concert you've been to (other than your own) and why

 

I will always remember the Pearl Jam show at Palau Sant Jordi on May 25, 2000. It was amazing !!

 

MM: What do you feel has been your biggest accomplishment so far with

 

Have the bandmates that I have.

 

MM: Which are your Two favourite Albums of all time

 

Faith No More - Album of the year.

 

MM: Can you remember the first time you ever played live and how it felt to have people watching you?

 

It was a mixture of immense joy and shame

 

MM: Growing up which Bands posters did you have on your bedroom wall.

 

I remember having posters of The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana and others

 

MM - Who do you think influenced the world of Metal / Rock more than any other person

 

Since I am (Rafa) writing this, I would say that Kurt Cobain
  but I'm sure the others will not agree.

 

MM - What's the most important thing to the band right now?

 

The most important thing for the band now is to consolidate as a project, and to strengthen social and musical ties

 

MM:If you could do a cover of any song which one would it be and why?

 

Personally, I would cover a Leadbelly or Burnside song. I've always been interested in the blues

 

MM: Tell us why we should buy and listen to your Band

 

It is difficult to talk about oneself, but we can assure that whoever likes the sound of the Seattle of the 90s, will not be disappointed by our music, and above all, it is sincere.

 

MM: Four words to describe Freedivers

 

Commitment, sincerity, illusion, hope

 

Final Words for your fans and our readers

 

Listen to our music, follow us. We will make you happy

 

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