Get to know Missyou, an alt-pop/rock group from New York City. Find out their plans for 2019, influences and more with our interview with the band below:
- Can you introduce yourself to those who may not know you?
We are Missyou. Blaise – vocals, Omer – guitar, Pete – bass, Vin – drums.
- How would you describe your music to people who have never heard it before?
Pop-rock music made with the hopes that people feel from it.
- What are you looking forward to in 2019?
The government being overthrown?
Hopefully making more music, putting out our first EP, and writing and playing more.
- Who are your musical influences?
The NBHD, The 1975, Bright Eyes, 6lack, nothing,nowhere, Elliot Smith, Nirvana, The Wombats.
- What about nonmusical influences?
Terrance Malik, Sam Ismail, Tarantino, Matisse, Pablo Neruda, Kurt Vonnegut, Howard Zinn
- What do you hope fans get from your music?
Love, stories, stimulation of thought, and a connection to the collective consciousness that leads to feeling less alone.
- What can you tell us about your recent release, “Timid & Timbuktu?”
It’s a song about regret and how sometimes the best things in life seem to go by too quick and worst things don’t seem to ever end. It’s about time.
- What is your writing and recording process like?
I write the songs and then Omer and me work on production together until it is where we feel like it’s a complete thought.
- What is something that you’ve accomplished so far in your career that you are most proud of?
I’m proud every time someone’s writes us and says the music means something to them. That’s the reason we do it.
- What is your go to drink from a coffee shop?
Hot chocolate with oat milk
- What is your current favorite song?
Machine Gun by Yungblud
- What was the first concert you went to?
My older brother took me to Manson when I was 11, I almost got trampled to death, it was amazing
- What is your favorite movie?
True Romance, Swiss army Man, or Empire of the Sun.
- If you could create your dream tour, who would be on the lineup?
Us, The NBHD, EDEN and Halsey
- What is a song you wish you wrote and why?
Happy Birthday for sure.
Check out “Timid & Timbuktu?” on Spotify here: