Medicine Boy is a new act on the music scene that you need to pay attention to.
Your music is described as “a series of contrasting elements”. Could you tell us how you come to work together as Medicine Boy?
We’d been playing together in a few bands for a while and then decided to start a two-piece, in a way, because we wanted to travel. Two is a lot easier than five. Then we were faced with the limitations of creating music as a two-piece. It was a lot of fun learning how to craft these songs with just the two of us.
What has your musical journey been like so far and where do you think you’re heading?
I think it’s been a pretty natural journey. For the last year it’s been ‘all systems go’. We’ve been pretty busy. Working hard. We’re excited to get this record out and head back to Europe. Ultimately we want to spend a lot more time touring.
Tell us more about your upcoming LP, “Kinda Like Electricity”. What can we except from it? What was it like creating it?
It’s an album that came out of us very naturally. I think it’s quite human in its subject matter and very roots-based in its sound. Although someone else might think differently. We’ll see.
What was your experience while creating E.V.I.L. from production to video?
It was one of the first songs written for the album. It took quite long to track actually. I spent ages getting a guitar sound I liked. We re-did the vocals quite a bit. We sent it off for mastering in the States, didn’t like it, so had it remastered here with Johnny (who mastered the album). The video was a bit smoother and really fun to make.
What is your ultimate musical success?
Our ultimate success at this point would be to be able to tour the world making music and to continue making album. And to see Tom Waits.