Interview with Slomo Casino

Today, we sat down with artists Slomo Casino to talk music inspiration, music growing up and more. Also, check out their website below to learn more about their new album coming out in September!

Here is the interview:

What is your inspiration to write your music? Is it your surroundings?

Inspiration can come from strange places… Embarrassing life experiences, a good bottle of red, a bad bottle of red, old forgotten video games, anime… and Boromir’s sacrifice and redemption in The Fellowship Of The Ring of course.

What type of music did you listen to growing up?

 

Jonny – For me, it was a bit of a mixture as coming from a family of classical musicians there was always a variety of stuff being played. I remember artists like Norah Jones, Stacy Kent, Stevie Wonder and Jack Johnson being played a lot. Although for me personally as a teenager, I was pretty big on the indie/alternative/rock scene. Artists that spring to mind that still stick with me are Smashing Pumpkins, Jeff Buckley, Radiohead and Incubus.

 

Jack – I got most of my musical inspiration from what my dad would listen to on his record player, he got me into bands like Blur, The Kinks, Small Faces, The Jam, Manic Street Preachers from an early age, just to name a few.

Is there someone you looked up as a hero?

 

Jonny – Inspector gadget and bleeding gums Murphy. But if you were to really push me, probably Clint Eastwood as The Man With No Name

Jack – Ash Ketchum (editor remarks YESSS)

If you weren’t a musician, what would you be doing today?

Jack would be a youtube home cook sensation with a cookery show that specialised in curry. Jonny would probably be a succulent curator, as he has a little known obsession with buying, and hoarding, little succulent plants.

 

What advice do you have for our fans out there that want to create music?

 

The first thing I would say is you’ve gotta just throw yourself into the deep end and start doing it. DON’T BE AFRAID of your music being heard, especially as the more you write, the more your skills will improve. But also, when being creative don’t be afraid of writing some absolute nonsense that in a few weeks will even make you cringe! It’s all part of the process, and in a catalogue of songs you will start creating some gems that will hopefully form the bulk of what you want to go on and record. Oh and a side note – once your music is recorded, start researching ways of promoting it to get your music heard!

Check out their website here: https://www.slomocasino.com/