Ever since they first unveiled their shimmering shoegaze sound, we’ve been obsessive about Flyying Colours. Their debut album Mindfullness, launched in 2016, went on to cement the group as a few of Australia’s most interesting sonic craftsmen.
Since then they’ve shared phases with giants comparable to The Jesus and Mary Chain and The Black Angels, and as they inform us, hung out recording their second LP. Earlier than they play the upcoming Bad Vibrations pageant in Sydney and Melbourne, we caught up with band member Brodie J Brümmer for the most recent.
What have Flyying Colors been as much as since their 2016 album Mindfullness? Catch up earlier than they play the huge Unhealthy Vibrations pageant.
HAPPY: Hey, how are issues? What are you as much as for the time being?
BRODIE: Hello. Now we have simply completed two Aus excursions with A Place To Bury Strangers and The Jesus And Mary Chain, and are actually at present mixing and rehearsing our second file.
HAPPY: Your debut 2016 album Mindfullness was an enormous success and developed your sound so much. Have been there any completely different approaches you took when it comes to songwriting?
BRODIE: The songs from Mindfullness had been in majority written in the identical time interval as our first EPs, so I feel solely the recording strategies we undertook differed. I feel as a band we held on to those songs as they might provide extra context in an album format. That and the collaboration with myself and Marty Brown for the recording and blend allowed quite a lot of (typically an excessive amount of) freedom to develop sounds.
HAPPY: The album has a exceptional depth to the sound. Do you ever fall sufferer to the overdub void, or is there no such factor as too many layers?
BRODIE: There’s most undoubtedly such a factor. Nonetheless I discover once you handle your self with some little guidelines for recording and/or discover some type of method to self-discipline your self all of it works out. That stated, the recording of our comply with up is a special story (for a special time).
HAPPY: Are there any essential items of drugs you affiliate along with your sound? Or that you simply couldn’t dwell with out.
BRODIE: Fender guitars and amplifiers.
HAPPY: It’s been fairly a while since that file. What’s arising for you guys, any new releases or initiatives?
BRODIE: New music can be popping out very quickly for us, we toured Mindfullness rather a lot and spent the rest of the time between recording the brand new songs. We didn’t need to fall into the stereotyped shoegaze factor of taking forever between records – which I don’t assume we now have achieved simply but – but it surely has been fairly a course of.
HAPPY: Who (or what) are your greatest inspirations?
BRODIE: Our associates’ bands.
HAPPY: Stoked to see you on the Bad Vibrations lineup, it’s going to be an important present! Every other bands your excited to see there?
BRODIE: Truly everybody! There are numerous bands I’ve seen and beloved for some time, and a few new bands I’m excited for. I’ve all the time been an enormous Laurels fan…
HAPPY: You’ve had some fairly exceptional helps exhibits in your time. Do you could have any fantasy helps, previous or current, you’ll dream of doing?
BRODIE: We’d all actually wish to play with Ride in August/September
HAPPY: Your onstage power is fairly excessive octane and also you’re famend for having a strong stage presence. Do you could have any pre present rituals for hyping up or do you let the music do its factor?
BRODIE: We’re all excellent drinkers, however actually I feel we similar to taking part in exhibits for individuals who like coming to them.
HAPPY: Thanks for the chat!
BRODIE: Thanks 🙂
Catch Flyying Colors dwell at Unhealthy Vibrations pageant in Sydney and Melbourne: