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Deaf Lingo Interview

When did you decide that a career in music was for you?

We realize that music was good for us when we were teenager. We haven't decided yet!


Who are your musical inspirations and why?

Sandro: Pixies, Misfits, Johnny Thunders, Nirvana and a lot of 90’s stuff

Yuri: Dave Grohl

Mauro: QOTSA


Can you tell me 3 things about yourself that people might not already know?

Sandro: I'm afraid of birds, heights and dark rooms

Yuri: Every day I wash my face with just fresh water

Mauro: I love parmisan cheese on pasta


What song of yours best describes you and why?

S,M: Red led, our very first song we wrote

Y: Lingonberry, the last track of our upcoming record! 


What has been the best gig you have done to date and why?

We played in this festival in the woods called Loggiapalooza here in Italy. That was awesome!


If you could perform a gig at any venue where would it be and why?

SXSW because it’s rad


What has been your best achievement to date and what would you like to achieve in the future?

Singing for Lovely records has been the best achievement by now! We want to play as much as possibile in the next months


Tell me a story from backstage or after a gig?

After a show a guy showed up and told us he was founding a religion, he showed us the bible he was writing.


What do you like best about being a musician and why?

We like to write songs together and play it live to strangers.


If you were not in the job you are now what would you be doing?

We have actually a full time job that has nothing to do with music.


What has been the best gig you have been too as a fan and can you tell us about it?

S:  Fidlar live in 2013

M: Pixies

Y:Bad Religion, in Milan


What would your ideal festival line up be and why?

NIRVANA, THIN LIZZY, MELVINS, JOHNNY THUNDERS, GERMS.They should play max 30 minutes each.

What would you say is the best piece of advice you have ever been given?

Play slow, take care.


What things make you happy and what things annoy you?

Food makes us happy. Bad food annoys us.


What things do you like to do when you are away from music?

Hiking, cooking, sleeping.


Do you think social media and the internet are a good thing in the music industry?

They are good for listeners but bad for the music industry.


How important do you think you look and image is when it comes to being in the music industry?

We don’t care about it.


Can you tell us about any tattoos you have and the significance of them to you?

You won’t believe it but none of us have tattoos.


If you run the country for a day what would you change about it and why?

We would change the name of our country in ANUS.


What would your ideal day consist of?

Eat, sleep and repeat.


What has been your experience during the Covid 19 situations.Can you tell us how this has affected you personally,how it has affected you professionally and maybe a story from this time or a message for people out there?

We recorded our upcoming records during the pandemic. Recordings were postponed twice due to the lockdowns we had over here.Playing live here in Italy is still impossibile. We hope to get back soon!


If you could say one thing to your fans what would it be and why?

“Can you please buy me a beer?”


What was the first record or song you purchased and why?

S: Enema of the state, Blink 182

M: Green Day, American Idiot

Y: Sum 41, All killer no filler


What would say to someone thinking about becoming a musician and getting into the music industry?

Do it, you will have fun! Do it please, we need you!


If you could collaborate with any other band/singer or musician who would you choose and why?

Demon Albarn from Blur


If you could have written one song from history which would it have been and why?

Y: Nirvana, Drain You

S: Pixies, Letter to Memphis

M: TOTO, Africa


What things make you uncomfortable?

S: Mauro singing Africa by TOTO

M:Sandro watching me while I sing Africa by TOTO

Y: non-alcoholic beer


If you wrote a book about yourself what would it have in it?

A lot of dumb pictures and jokes


What has the rest of the year got in store for you?

We hope to play shows across EUROPE.




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